I had visited Jageshwar around 10 years ago for a short while on the way to Pataal-Bhuvaneshwar, and always wanted to get back there because I remembered the setting and temples to be beautiful. The main Jageshwar temple complex consists of a collection of large temples and smaller shrines all in close proximity, and it’s really nice to walk and sit around the temples. Continue reading
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Tungnath idol procession video finally up!
When I wrote the post about my trip to the Himalayas earlier this year, I didn’t put up the video I took of a procession taking the Tungnath temple idol up from it’s winter “seat” to the temple itself, which was “opening” for the spring while I was there. I’ve finally put up the video, though it’s really grainy. Click here or on the image below to view the video, or go to the original post about my Tungnath trip. Keep the volume on your speakers up to hear the women’s wonderful singing! Continue reading
Hiking in the Garhwal Himalayas
I went for a solo hiking trip to the Garhwal Himalayas during end-Apr/early-May. The plan was to visit two temples that are middling pilgrimage destinations. I say middling because Garhwal has some of the most visited pilgrimage sites in India, and my two destinations were not among those! Continue reading