Thursday, October 30, 2014

Thalisain, Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand

Thalisain Town
Thalisain is one of the well known towns in the Indian State Uttarakhand, sited on the bank of the river, called Purvi Nayar. It comes under the Jurisdictions of Pauri Garhwal District and also served as Tehsil block headquarters for near by areas. It is situated at the altitude of 1700 meters from the sea level. Thalisain town is encircled with beautiful valleys and forest of pine, rhododendrons and Himalayan Oak. The town has couple of banks, schools, a public hospital, a degree college, Tehsil court, I.T.I and many good shops and hotels.

Fast Facts Thalisain
State                            Uttarakhand
District                        Pauri Garhwal
Pin Code                      246285
Telephone Code          01348
Best Time to Visit        All the months of the year (avoid rainy season)

Thalisain Bazaar Video

History of Thalisain
Thalisain view from kainyur Village
The history the Thalisain dates back to the period of British Rule over the India. It is also among the Colonial towns in India, as few quarters made by British are still in the town. In previous time, the town was called "Thalyu" by locals, later changed into Thalisain by British. Inhabitants of Kainyur, a village near to the town had fields in Thalyu; farmers working in the fields were served by a small tea shop, and gradually place converted into the big market. Later on, British came over the place during their empire over the India and it converted into the town.

Places to see in Thalisain

Thalisain Block Field: It is a small field in the area which generally used fro public programs such as Uttarakhandi cultural programs, and other public programs organized by the local government.
Manusian: It is an area in Thalisain having public quarters. Manusian is considered as haunted place as earlier, it was a Hindu buried place, on which today many government quarters have been built. People residing in the houses have confirmed many paranormal activities in the area since these quarters are haunted. Manusian is one of the haunted places in India which is not explored yet.

Local Market: There are many small shops in the area offering food, stationery, liquor and other daily used items. The market is the main attractions of the place which is also the main market for near by villages such as Kainyur, Bagwari, Ainthi, Kunaith , Kaproli, Rouli, Byashi, Saundar etc. The market of the Thalisain is generally called as Thalisain Bazaar.

Sacred Places in Nearby Areas
Thalisain Degree College
Thalisain has many oldest temples in nearby areas which have prominent place in the Hindu Mythology some of them are Bindeshwar Mahadev, Hasheshwar Mahadev (hashuriMahadev), Byasi river temple, Tarakund Dhaijuli etc.

How to Reach Thalisain
Thalisain is easily accessible by the medium of road as it is well connected with many prominent cities of India such as Delhi, Kashipur, Moradabad, Kotdwar, Ramnagar etc. It is about 70 Km from the district Pauri Garhwal. Thalisain can be reached from Delhi by following National Highway 24.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Diwali the Festival of Lights

Hi Reader hope you all  are doing well in your lives, we know that the month October in India is full of festivals, and Diwali is one of the prominent Hindu festivals which are celebrated all across the India with great exuberance and interest. Diwali is considered the “festival of lights” as on that day we lighten our surrounding like houses, shops and public places with oil lamps, generally called deep or diya.

Why we celebrate Deepawali or Diwali?
Diwali in Amritsar

Diwali in Amritsar

Diwali is seeing as the victory of good over evil since on that very day Lord Rama (a Hindu deity) returned to his kingdom Ayodhya after his long stay in the forests.  According Ramayana, a great Hindu epic, wife of Lord Rama’s was captured by the demon of Lanka Ravana. Lord Rama, with the help of Hanuman and his other monkey army  reached to Lanka to bring his wife back and also killed Ravana.

Best Places in India to celebrate Diwali or Deepawali 
Being the prominent Hindu Festival, Diwali is celebrated all over the India and over the nations where Hindu community resides. Today, we are going to introduce few places to visit in India where Diwali is celebrated in different ways, which are definitely going to be liked by you. Though Diwali is celebrated all over the India yet there are few places where the festival has strong influence.

Diwali in Amritsar, Punjab: Amritsar is one of the Historical places in the India, comes under the state of Punjab. Diwali festival has strong place in the history of Amritsar as on that very day sixth Guru of Sikh, Shiri Guru Hargobind Singh ji got released from Gwalior Jail along with 52 Rajas resulted both Hindu and Sikhs celebrate the festival with great joy and enthusiasm. On Diwali, the Golden Temple of Amristar is decorated with lights and diyas which are quite delightful in its self.  All the markets of the city are decorated with lights, people distributes sweets among the friends and family and enjoy fireworks display at night.

Diwali in India
Diwali in Kolkata

Diwali in Kolkata, West Bengal:  Diwali in Kolkata is known for worship of Mata Durga and Kali, two of the Hindu deities. Goddess, Kali is regarded as incarnation of Maa Shakti. On the occasion of Kali Puja (worship of deity) live lamb or buffalo is also offered to the Maa Kali as Bali (food offered to deity).

Diwali in Varanashi
Diwali in Varanashi
Diwali in Jaipur: Diwali in Jaipur is quite special from other Indian States, Diwali here starts from the day of Dhanteras, which is a day of Kubera, the lord of Wealth. Markets are decorated with flower, lights and other decorative. Here on can get more than 20,000 varieties of earthen lamps which are available in the different shape of birds, animals etc. Jaipur is always considered the best place to visit in India and is best place to purchase handicrafts, traditional clothes, gift items etc which are most exposed on occasion of Deewali.

Diwali in Varanashi: Varnashi is regarded as Holiest place in India where Diwali is celebrated with passion and peace. There are over 50 old Ghats in Varanashi which are light up with thousands of earthen lamp which are quite wonderful experience in its self.