6 Things To Do In And Around Guwahati City | Travel Guide
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6 Things To Do In And Around Guwahati City | Travel Guide

Guwahati, situated on the banks of the river Brahmaputra, is northeastern India’s biggest city and serves as a doorway to the region; due to it’s western most location. Bustling and hectic at times, the city is the heart of commerce in the region and accordingly has all the modern amenities which are almost at par … Continue reading

5 Popular Festivals of North-East India
Arunachal Pradesh / Assam / Brahmaputra / Culture / Everything else / Guwahati / Manipur / Meghalaya / Nagaland / Shillong / Tawang

5 Popular Festivals of North-East India

North-East India is rich with tribes (more than 200 of them) and celebrations. It can be well worth your time during your next vacation to travel to this region and take part in some of the celebrations. Festivals are important economic engines for many of these areas, and some organizers have even taken to promoting … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day – Awakening The Spirits
Guwahati / Hinduism / People

Photo Of The Day – Awakening The Spirits

A sadhu performs sacred tatric rituals in Ambubachi Mela (Tantric fertility festival), the world’s largest gathering for magical rituals, devoted to the Goddess Shakti, held in the state of Assam in North-East India. Here, as if in early medieval age, it is common to see practitioners playing with bones, or goats being sacrificed to appease Gods, or shops that sell bizarre items such as … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day ~ Towards Enlightenment
Assam / Guwahati / People / Photo Of The Day

Photo Of The Day ~ Towards Enlightenment

Every June, the controversial Hindu festival known as ‘Ambubachi Mela‘, commences at Kamakhya Temple in the state of Assam. For four days,  thousands of people – devotees, sadhus, tourists, magicians and madmen, flock from all over India, to celebrate the yearly menstruation course of the almighty Goddess. The event, where animal sacrifices are offered to God, is also regarded as … Continue reading

Northeast Travel Diary (day 1) – Landing at Guwahati, Assam.
Assam / Guwahati / Literature Stuff / Tales / Travel Tales

Northeast Travel Diary (day 1) – Landing at Guwahati, Assam.

Mr. B P Bhat, from Bangalore, had toured with us for about 15 days during the month of December last year. He had visited many interesting places in Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal. And we thank him for allowing us to publish his travelogue of the trip in our blog. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ Recently I read a SMS … Continue reading