I would like to go back in time to revisit stories from the 16th century and perhaps even times ancient than that. The stories revolve around Jain philosophies and practices. There will be key takeaways that can be applied to our modern-day lifestyles.
Away from the urban jungle, surrounded by divinity I spent 50+ days in the lap of nature's bounty and experienced the divinity that re-introduced me to the divinity that lived within me - hear my soul's soliloquy.
The interiors emanate a sense of peace. Right in the middle of the artificial water body, under the striking roof is Maa Durga’s idol. The entire arena is surrounded by 1000s of earthen pots. A mechanism beautifully synchronizes the movement of different elements. Know about Naktala's award winning Pujo Pandal.
If you want to experience the raw Calcutta that is untouched by the impact of high-end gadgets and technology, this is the place to be!
The roller-coaster ride that it was, the challenge had it's own share of ups and downs but on the last day, I was only filled with joy to have successfully complete the challenge.
All for Rs. 5, the surmawalas of Kolkata are keeping alive good faith and spreading happiness, one customer at a time!
More power to the shoe-shiners of our country, who work hard everyday to help us look our best, be it for an interview, a wedding function and more!
Outside our taxi's window, we had a toy-seller, Nitin, calling out to us. He had in his hands a couple of kids microphones and some more plastic toys. Know what enabled him to make his life meaningful.
Surrounded by people who are ready to share unsolicited advice and direct the course of our lives - meeting Naresh, the clothes seller, was a breath of fresh air.