Uttar Pradesh

Kapilvastu: Piprahwa Stupa, Ganwaria and home of Gautam Buddha!

About Kapilvastu Kapilvastu in Uttar Pradesh, India has been identified as the place where Gautam Buddha spent much of his growing up years in. The ancient city of Kapilavastu was a prosperous place as it served as the capital of the famous and powerful Shakya clan. Piprahwa and Ganwaria are the two main Buddhist pilgrimage …

Kapilvastu: Piprahwa Stupa, Ganwaria and home of Gautam Buddha! Read More »

Kushinagar: Parinirvana Stupa of Gautam Buddha

Information about Kushinagar Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh near India-Nepal international border is the biggest Buddhist pilgrimage of the world. Associated with Gautam Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, Kushinagar is one of the most sacred places of world. Kushinagar temples are always buzzing with spiritual activities and rituals. Why is Kushinagar India sacred? Do you know …

Kushinagar: Parinirvana Stupa of Gautam Buddha Read More »

Bithoor Kanpur: Untold stories of Ramayan, Mutiny and Dhruv Tara!

Information about Bithoor Bithoor aka Bithur is located just 24 kilometer and 45 minutes away from Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh, North India. I grew up in Kanpur. Memories of my formative years, growing up in Officer’s colony of Panki in Kanpur, included frequent trips to Bithoor, located on the banks of the calm Ganga maa, …

Bithoor Kanpur: Untold stories of Ramayan, Mutiny and Dhruv Tara! Read More »

Raman Reti, Brahmand Ghat, Chintaharan Ghat: In a time capsule!

Information About Raman Reti This was the location where Krishna ji, Balram ji and their cow herder friends used to play in sand in their childhood. Raman Reti is thus one of the most important religious sites for the devout Shree Krishna devotees. Even today, some devotees roll in the sand of Raman Reti. This …

Raman Reti, Brahmand Ghat, Chintaharan Ghat: In a time capsule! Read More »