A peek into PK’s Hideout in Delhi…The Enigmatic Ugrasen Baoli

Indranil Mutsuddi Prologue I hope with the immense popularity of the Bollywood flick PK (directed by Rajkumar Hirani), all of you must be aware how the talented journo “Jaggu” (played by Anushka Sharma) dug out the alien PK’s (played by Aamir Khan) hideout at the Ugrasen Baoli in C.P. (Connaught Place), New Delhi. PK’s Hideout … More A peek into PK’s Hideout in Delhi…The Enigmatic Ugrasen Baoli

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Delhi’s famous Lal Bagh Ka Raja Trust Ganapathi Puja

Indranil Mutsuddi Prologue It was another beautiful morning…the sun shine was bathing the morning sky with its golden exuberance. It was the beginning of a new day..The day that began with prayers…the day we decided to be with prayers….prayers for Lord Ganesha…Well to go ahead with the story…it was just the time when I picked … More Delhi’s famous Lal Bagh Ka Raja Trust Ganapathi Puja

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Exploring Gokul – Sri Krishna’s Janmabhoomi Part II

Indranil Mutsuddi Prologue Children were rolling in the sand. The boy with the bluish complexion, Kanha started playing his flute. He had sand dusts all over his hairs, cheeks and chin. The ladies who came to the bank of Yamuna for taking water in their earthen vessels were spell bounded by the melodious notes that … More Exploring Gokul – Sri Krishna’s Janmabhoomi Part II

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Exploring Gokul – Sri Krishna’s Janmabhoomi

Indranil Mutsuddi Prologue The lady was amazed to find the reflection of her little son on her lap on the blue waters of the Yamuna that flowed with murmuring swiftness across the picturesque Gokul. The lady was none other than Yashoda…It was the first time she had taken her little Krishna to the ghats of … More Exploring Gokul – Sri Krishna’s Janmabhoomi

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Too good to be at the Fatehpur Sikri….an experience of a lifetime Part II

Indranil Mutsuddi Prologue The moos of the horses from the stable and loud trumpets of the war elephants in the royal pilkhana (a shed where war elephants stayed) announced the beginning of another day in the wee hours at the Royal Fort Complex at Fatehpur Sikri. They were about to move out to the adjoining … More Too good to be at the Fatehpur Sikri….an experience of a lifetime Part II

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Naggar Unplugged….

Indranil Mutsuddi PROLOGUE   Higher and still more high, Palaces made for cloud, Above the dingy city-roofs Blue-white like angels with broad wings, Pillars of the sky at rest The mountains from the great plateau Uprise…. The Beas Valley from Roerick Art Gallery, Naggar…Photo © Indranil Mutsuddi Inspired by the amazing words of J.G. Fletcher..we … More Naggar Unplugged….

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Jodha Bai: The Legendary Rajput Mughal Empress..Chasing the Truth

Indranil Mutsuddi Prologue Although historical writings have not given importance to the legendary queen Jodha Bai as the consort of the great Mughal emperor Akbar, but with the sky rocketing popularity of the “Jodha-Akbar” soap opera telecasted in Zee TV and Ashutosh Gowarikar’s hit movie “Jodha-Akbar” – she has become “viral” in every Indian household. … More Jodha Bai: The Legendary Rajput Mughal Empress..Chasing the Truth

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Too good to be at the Fatehpur Sikri….an experience of a lifetime Part I

Indranil Mutsuddi Prologue The hymns of the early Morning Prayer were coming from Jami Masjid. The emperor of Hindustan, the great Akbar was seated towards west direction, at the direction towards the holy Kaaba, Mecca for Namaj. After finishing the Namaj, now morning bell was rang from the Nahabatkhana (Chahar Sukh). The beat of starting … More Too good to be at the Fatehpur Sikri….an experience of a lifetime Part I

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Exploring the roots of mankind at the Manu Temple, Manali

Indranil Mutsuddi Prologue How would you think, if I would have told you about the origin of the mankind species? Scientifically there are so many opinions, documented texts and theories. But how many of you are aware of the origin of the mankind considering the popular Indian (Hindu) mythology? Have you ever heard of the … More Exploring the roots of mankind at the Manu Temple, Manali

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A Journey to the Ranga Mattir Desh Birbhum– where Art, Devotion, History, Achievement and Nature is at the best Part II

Indranil Mutsuddi …Contd. from Part I Shantiniketan – a nature’s treat Shantinitekan as the name suggests, “abode of peace”, is truly the abode where a soul can discover peace of mind. The nature God had gifted the place with immense natural beauty in the form of housing a huge collection of flora and fauna. It … More A Journey to the Ranga Mattir Desh Birbhum– where Art, Devotion, History, Achievement and Nature is at the best Part II

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A Journey to the Ranga Mattir Desh Birbhum– where Art, Devotion, History, Achievement and Nature is at the best.. Part I

Indranil Mutsuddi Prologue Tagore’s magical verses in his melodious composition… “Gram chara oi ranga matir poth….Amar mono bhulay re…” (Those red soiled paths of the village…mesmerizes my mind…) brings tears of joyfulness, peace and tranquillity in every soul on the known world who had loved and adored his immortal works for ages. His verses were … More A Journey to the Ranga Mattir Desh Birbhum– where Art, Devotion, History, Achievement and Nature is at the best.. Part I

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Quest for the Black Taj at the mysterious Mehtab Bagh, Agra

Written by Indranil Mutsuddi Prologue Possibly there are hardly any people in this known world who have not adored the marvellous Taj Mahal and the eternal romance between the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan and his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. The spectacular white marble monument is not only one of the Seven Wonders of the World, … More Quest for the Black Taj at the mysterious Mehtab Bagh, Agra

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Rendezvous with the Mughal Pietra Dura at the Taj & Jewel Box Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

Indranil Mutsuddi Prologue Being a scholar in management studies and presenting you guys with a write up on the Mughal Pietra Dura may seem to you something too ridiculous and hard to digest. I would have never dared to scare you all, yet after seeing them on the historic Mughal monuments in Agra I could … More Rendezvous with the Mughal Pietra Dura at the Taj & Jewel Box Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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Spiritually Delightful Dharamshala..Part I

Indranil Mutsuddi A rain-soaked late afternoon at Dharamshala..on our way to the bus stand… Prologue Dharamshala had been a long cherished attraction for me not only from the point of view of a tourist’s perspective, it had been equally alluring for the aura of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Our booking was done in advance … More Spiritually Delightful Dharamshala..Part I

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Konnagar’s famous Shakuntala Raksha Kaali Puja

The people of Bengal had been known since ages for their devotion towards Goddess Shakti, consort of Lord Shiva in her many avatars. During the autumn the Goddess is worshipped as “Devi Durga” or “Mahishashura Mardini” (Slayer of the Buffalo Demon – Mahishasura). She is frequently also worshipped in her Kaali avatar during the Diwali … More Konnagar’s famous Shakuntala Raksha Kaali Puja

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