Rajgir is the first capital of Magadha Kingdom and was known as Rajagriha. This small village close to Bihar and Jharkhand’s border is now a highly revered site being important to the followers of Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism.
Sonepur Mela is one of the most popular fairs in India. Apart from being the biggest Cattle fair in Asia, its sheer grandness surpasses famous festivals like Pushkar fair.
From the building to the galleries, Bihar Museum, Patna presents a display of unique culture of Bihar to the visitors. As one of the best places to visit in Patna, this museum is a perfect day trip in Patna.
Sonepur Mela is the biggest cattle fair of Asia organized near Hajipur. An hour away from Patna, Sonepur is located on the banks of Gandak River and has a huge importance in mythology.
Bihar’s monsoon experience is unique because hardly anyone has seen it from a traveler or a photographer’s POV.
The Stupa contains the relics of Buddha. These relics are secured in a glass enclosure and a tiny golden statue of the sitting Buddha is kept inside.
छठ की एक खास बात यह है की ये एकमात्र ऐसा पर्व है जहाँ कोई पंडा पुजारी किसी भी तरह का कर्मकांड कराता नहीं दिखेगा| 36 घंटे निर्जल उपवास वाला ये त्यौहार अकेला डूबता सूर्य की पूजा करने के लिए जाना जाता है|
During my childhood, my parents used to take me from pandal to pandal. Durga Puja was a nine days of celebration with an extravaganza of food and fun. Now, like million of people from my state, I spend Durga Puja away from home and have to satisfy my soul with the pictures share by friends and family living there.
Thanks to your response and comments, I had to compile the second part of the Indian ruin trail series as soon as I could. In the previous post I spoke about the ruins of Southern and The Western part of India. In this post I have tried to compile a lit of abandoned structures, cities... Continue Reading →