Uttarakhand Stories

Heritage

Uttarakhand “The Land of Gods” is famous for its rich culture and heritage. The ancient temples, historical monuments, architecture and several pilgrim sites make it a tranquil abode where the people can feel absolute contentment and peace.

उत्तराखंड के पारम्परिक लोक नृत्य

उत्तराखंड के पारम्परिक लोक नृत्य

उत्तराखंड समस्त भारत में अपनी भौगोलिक सुदंरता के लिए नहीं अपनी विविध सांस्कृतिक परम्पराओं के लिए जाना जाता है। यहाँ की संस्कृति, जन मानस और...
Koti Banal architecture: How ingenuity of our ancestors conquered earthquakes

Koti Banal architecture: How ingenuity of our ancestors conquered earthquakes

‘There is no new knowledge, all is ancient and infinite’ - Louise Hay Knowledge can neither be created nor destroyed – it can only be...
महासू देवता : पर्वतों के रक्षक

महासू देवता : पर्वतों के रक्षक

उत्तराखंड में लोक देवताओ से सम्बंधित अनेक कथा सुनने को मिलती है पर जौनसार के लोक देवता महासू की कथा बहुत ही रोचक है। उत्तराखंड...
George Everest Mussoorie: A Colonial Architecture in Ruins

George Everest Mussoorie: A Colonial Architecture in Ruins

Perched on a hushed hilltop, few kilometres away from the tourist paradise Mussoorie, lays a legacy in ruins. The George Everest House (also known as...
Traditional Jewellery of Uttarakhand- The Charm of Pahari Women

Traditional Jewellery of Uttarakhand- The Charm of Pahari Women

The beautiful Pahari women of Uttarakhand are fond of wearing jewellery specially crafted in silver or gold, adding grace and femininity to their personality. If...
Interesting Facts You Should Know About Char Dham

Interesting Facts You Should Know About Char Dham

Most of the devotees might have undertaken the Char Dham Yatra of Uttarakhand but do you know the lesser known facts related to these holy...
Patal Bhuvaneshwar Cave: The Underworld of Gods

Patal Bhuvaneshwar Cave: The Underworld of Gods

Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand has several hidden places which make us believe it is truly the abode of Gods. One such place that restores our faith...
Rare Pictures of Kumaon and Garhwal Himalayas in the 1890s

Rare Pictures of Kumaon and Garhwal Himalayas in the 1890s

Ever wondered how Garhwal and Kumaon were back in the 1890s? If you are a curious soul like me then let's go on a time...
Ramman Festival – A UNESCO Cultural Heritage and Ritual Theatre of Uttarakhand

Ramman Festival – A UNESCO Cultural Heritage and Ritual Theatre of Uttarakhand

The Ramman festival is performed as an offering to the village deity called 'Bhumiya Devta' in the courtyard of Bhumiya Devta temple. About 18 people...
Duryodhana Temple: A revered deity or a cruel villain?

Duryodhana Temple: A revered deity or a cruel villain?

Yes, Duryodhana temple exists. Very much. Mahabharata is, hands down, the greatest epic ever written and its characters have been equally legendary. Be it fallen...
10 Things You Should Know About Nanda Devi Raj Jat Yatra

10 Things You Should Know About Nanda Devi Raj Jat Yatra

Note: The following Nanda Devi Raj Jat yatra pictures are taken from various Internet sources and name of original owner is not known. If you...