Himalayas: snow cover depletion during pandemic

It’s a known fact that the Himalayas are going through adversities of climate change but it’s yet another sight to witness it with naked eyes. Himalayas are not healthy as they were before. The extent of snow cover over the Himalayas have receded to a greater extent and it was eminent from my observation. UsuallyContinue reading “Himalayas: snow cover depletion during pandemic”

Geology and religious faith: Tapkeshwar temple in Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple is a famous temple of Lord Shiva lying alongside river Tons, in the valley of Dehradun. The mythological importance of this place draws back to the ancient period of Mahabharata, when Guru Dronacharya who was the royal teacher of Pandavas and Kauravas was believed to reside in the caves. Hence, the cavesContinue reading “Geology and religious faith: Tapkeshwar temple in Dehradun, Uttarakhand”

Prelude to Winterline, Mussoorie !!!

It was an usual evening bike ride with my husband in the outskirts of Mussoorie, when he first introduced me to the Winter line in Landour, Mussoorie. The scintillating canvas of sky was displaying multitude hues of yellow, orange, red, mauve blue and grey. This meteorological phenomena sparked up the artistic orchestration of vivid shadesContinue reading “Prelude to Winterline, Mussoorie !!!”