Rajasthan

Rajasthan

Muchwala Mahaveer, Rajasthan

Muchwala Mahaveer temple is a important Jain pilgrimage in Rajasthan. It is located near Ghanerao village of Pali district, Rajasthan. It is around 37 km from Ranakpur. So how the name Muchwala Mahaveer was coined? Legend has it that once the king of Mewar during one of his tour was tired and rested at the […]

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Drive Through Ranakpur Ghat Section, Rajasthan

The drive from Kumbhalgarh to Ranakpur was a revelation which I never expected. I was told by my driver that this section of Rajasthan is a hilly region featured by the Aravalli hill range. As we traveled I was surprised to see the dry ghat section almost resembling the eastern or western ghats of India. […]

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Keerthi Stambha, Marwar, Rajasthan

It is a 9 story tower which raises in the plains of Marwar region near Kumbhalgarh. It gives a bird’s eye view of the plains of Marwar. The staircase is nicely decorated with teachings and photographs of Jainism. At top there is a white statue of one of the Jain Thirthankaras. As I started climbing […]

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Visit to Club Mahindra Resort, Kumbhalgarh, Rajasthan

With Club Mahindra’s invitation on hand, on 27th July 2012, around 4.30 am I left home for Bangalore International Airport (BIA) at Devanahalli. The day before I had booked a MERU cab online. MERU sent the driver’s contact number and cab number a few hours before the pickup time. It took less than an hour […]

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