Darjeeling is a town in Indian state of West Bengal. It is located in the Lesser Himalayas at an elevation of 6,700 ft. It is noted for its tea industry, its spectacular views of the Kangchenjunga, the world's third-highest mountain, and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. It is also a popular tourist destination in India.
The resultant distinctive Darjeeling tea is internationally recognised and ranks among the most popular black teas in the world. Darjeeling, alongside its neighbouring town of Kalimpong, was the centre of the Gorkhaland movement in the 1980s. The name Darjeeling comes from the Tibetan words “Dorje”, which is the thunderbolt sceptre of the Hindu deity Indra, and “ling, which means "a place" or "land".
In 1828, a delegation of the British East India Company officials on its way to the Nepal-Sikkim border stayed in Darjeeling and decided that the region was a suitable site for a sanatorium for British sol…
Padmini, also known as Padmavati. Padmavati was an exceptionally beautiful princess of the Singhal kingdom (SriLanka). Ratan Sen, marriage and brought her to Chittor. Ratan Sen was killed in a duel with Devpal, the king of Kumbhalner who was also enamoured with Padmavati's beauty. Before Alauddin Khalji could capture Chittor, Padmavati and her companions committed Jauhar (self-immolation) to protect their honour. After her sacrifice, the Rajput men died fighting on the battlefield.
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Puri is one of the most visited destinations of eastern India. The abode of Lord Jagannath, Puri constitutes one of the four Dhams or celebrated pilgrimage sites of India and one of the seven most holy places for the Hindus. A pilgrimage of temples in India is considered incomplete without a visit to Puri. The popularity of the city also lies in its beaches. With the Bay of Bengal washing its shores Puri is a preferred beach resort for many. Religious sanctity of the place combined with architectural splendour and seascape beauty has made Puri a much sought after destination for tourists.
Jagannath Temple Darshan:
The sacred abode of Lord Jagannath or the Lord of the Universe, the Jagannath Temple is one of the most renowned temples not only in Orissa but in India. Thousands of devotees pour in from different
parts of the country and the world to pay their homage to the presiding deity. The temple is …