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By म्यर पहाड़ on August 4, 2009
35 km. from Almora, Jageshwar is believed to be the adobe of the twelve jyotirlings.It is situated in a beautiful narrow valley surrounded by magnificent Deodar trees. The complex, consisting of 124 temples and hundreds of statues, is famous not merely for its exquisite craftsmanship, but also for its swayambhu linga named NAGESH. In Jageshwar, […]
By MeraPahad on August 4, 2009
Prominent Indian social activist Deep Joshi, who has done pioneering work for "development of rural communities", was today named along with five others for the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2009, considered as Asia’s equivalent of the Nobel Prize. Joshi is being recognised for "his vision and leadership in bringing professionalism to the NGO movement […]
By म्यर पहाड़ on August 3, 2009
Situated in the Champawat district of Uttarakhand, Devidhura is famous for its Barahi temples. A very unusual fair, which attracts people from Kumaon, Nepal, and even other places, is held every year at the temple of Barahi Devi on Raksha Bandhan day. During this festival, known as Bagwal, two groups of dancing and singing people […]