History & Religions

history and religions

[inlinetweet prefix=”” tweeter=”” suffix=””]Kumbh Mela (litterally “feast of the jug”) is a Hindu pilgrimage organized 4 times every 12 years in 4 holy cities : Allahabad, Haridwar, Ujjain and Nashik[/inlinetweet]. This pilgrimage can be regarded as one of the most important pilgrimages in the whole world, since some several billions of […]

Greatest Hindu pilgrimage Kumbh Mela

Yes, this is possible and this is what we advise you, especially if you don’t have a lot of time to spend in India. There are several options. You can take a taxi for the day, it is about 3 hours long to get to Agra, where the Taj Mahal […]

Taj Mahal in one day from Delhi ?

Republic Day 3
In India, ‘Republic Day’ is celebrated on 26th January. It commemorates the date on which the Constitution of India came into force replacing the Government of India Act 1935 as the governing document of India on 26 January 1950. Thus, Republic Day celebration is the moment to remember the coming […]

Republic Day in India

Lohri Festival
One of the big Punjabi festivals occurs today in India : Lohri festival. It is one of the popular Hindu and Sikh festivals which is celebrated with traditional passion and enthusiasm in most parts of India. Lot of people believe that the festival was originally celebrated on winter solstice day, being […]

Lohri : Bonfire festival

Here we are: India, the crowd of its inhabitants, its multitude of smells and its colorful diversity, not to mention the incessant noise. Zoom in Rajasthan (literally “land of kings”), focus on a “small” city of only 3 million, Jaipur *. This town is fairly recent, since the majority of […]


Gurunanak Jayanti is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of the 1st Guru and the founder of the Sikh religion Guru Nanak Dev. The birthday of Guru Nanak Dev falls on Kartik Poornima (full moon day) in the month of November and this year it is on 6th of November. […]

Gurunanak Jayanti festival

Diwali 2014
For three days, at home, it had been a real flurry. From floor to ceiling, the whole family (siblings, parents, grandmother) is working hard to clean the three-floor house … Except me ! I am too busy observing the glittering neighbor’s garlands in the twilight. All parts have been thoroughly scrubbed, and […]

Diwali 2014

Dussehra is one of the popular Indian festival celebrated all over India on the tenth day of Ashvin month according to the Hindu calendar. This day falls in the month of September or October. It’s devoted to celebrating the defeat of the demon king Ravana by Lord Rama. It is […]

Victory of good over the evil : Dussehra Festival

I can hear you, laughing sarcastically. “- Relax in Amritsar, the most polluted and noisy city of India? Mission impossible!” I hear you say. It was without counting on my conflicting mind. After six –fresh – hours train ride from Delhi, I arrived safely. While appear from all sides many […]

challenge : relaxing in Amritsar