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View from a little farther away - Pillars and the two floor temple inside Ellora – Kailasa Temple – A place every one must visit - Monolithic Temple Complex entrance Main entrance View from the garden Goddess Lakshmi Devi - the Goddess of Wealth and abundance Huge Rock Temple Complex View 1 Details of carvings 1 about several feet high Rough Draft? Details on a pillar Same Pillar zoomed out Same Pillar zoomed out further One of the Elephant carvings of… Continue Reading
Siddhartha - in the court Ajanta Caves – Unbelievable Paintings - Siddhartha The iconic Image which has been used to depict Ajanta Siddhartha - in the court Court scene from the royal palace Another scene from the royal court Another scene from the royal court 2 Another scene from the royal court 3 Continue Reading
Deva Giri Fort #1 Deva Giri Fort – later known as Daulatabad after invasions - Dev Giri Fort View 1 Dev Giri Fort View 2 Dev Giri Fort View 3 Dev Giri Fort View 5 Dev Giri Fort View 6 Continue Reading
Green Rice field and dark clouds South India Road Trip Pictures – south of Chennai - Sharing some pictures taken during a road trip a few years ago, Chennai to Rameswaram and back Continue Reading
Angkor Wat Temple What to do in Angkor Wat Siem Reap Cambodia - A quick guide on visiting Seam Reap, Cambodia. I visited in October a few years ago, here are my notes which I wrote to help some friends planning a similar trip. If you have not visited Angkor Wat, you must! Continue Reading

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Lentil Curry shown with drumsticks and red chilli peppers What’s Curry – part 1 - Have you been asked, as a person of Indian or the sub continent's origin if you eat curry? That they have eaten curry and whether you use curry powder that's sold in most major supermarkets in the western world? Here is an attempt to make it easier for desis and their friends to explain/understand what… Continue Reading
How to Save Money made EZ - Want to save money and get out of Debt? This is the right video to watch and learn all about it. The Total Money Makeover By Dave Ramsey has helped millions of people to get out of and stay out of Debt Continue Reading
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We eat, drink and inhale plastic now! - Last year this made a splash in the news and we sort of forgot all about it. I did too. Other things were more pressing. Imagine my surprise when I stumbled on some news nuggets while I was doing some research for a zero waste initiative. I thought I would share. The below is a… Continue Reading

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