Sunday, September 19, 2010

Forts of Maharashtra: "TIKONA"

Tikona (also known as Vitandgad) is the dominant hill fort in Maval in western India. It is located near Kamshet around 60 kms from Pune The village nearest the fort is called Tikona-Peth. The 3500 ft high hill is pyramidal in shape and the name Tikona means "triangle"

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Golden Temple (Amritsar)......... Part 1

The Harmandir Sahib or Darbar Sahib, informally reffered to as The Golden Temple, is the holiest shrine in Sikhism. It is located in the city of Amritsar, which was established by Guru Ram Das, the fourth guru of the Sikhs and is known as "guru di nagri" meaning city of the Sikh Guru.