Ruchi Pritam 


Ruchi has a B.A. History Honours from Miranda House and has always had a fascination for Indian art, temples and culture. She loves to travel and write on the various architectural wonders of India. She is a bank empaneled lawyer as well as a visiting faculty at several MBA institutes. She tweets at @RuchiPritam
 
 
Articles

Angkor Wat – The largest Hindu Temple (Part–1)

Travelogue | Posted On: 15 Nov 2018

The incomparable and majestic depiction of Mount Meru with Lord Vishnu as the main deity makes Angkor Wat an otherworldly temple complex.

Udayagiri-Khandagiri Caves – Syncretism of Indic religions

Travelogue | Posted On: 23 Oct 2018

The harmonious co-existence of different Indic faiths depicted on the Udayagiri-Khandagiri Caves is a sight to behold.

Bhubaneshwar – The temple city par excellence

Travelogue | Posted On: 26 Sep 2018

The magnificent sandstone temples with its brilliant workmanship showcase the perfection achieved by Kalinga architects.

Poetry in stone – Mahabalipuram Part II

Travelogue | Posted On: 29 Aug 2018

The magnificence of the various monuments and temples at Mahabalipuram have to be seen to be believed.

The Magnificent Shore Temple and Rathas at Mahabalipuram - Part I

Travelogue | Posted On: 01 Aug 2018

The 1400-year-old Shore temple and Panch Rathas showcase masterful stonework that leaves the visitor spellbound.

Konark Temple – Chariot of the Sun God

Travelogue | Posted On: 26 Jun 2018

The Sun Temple at Konark is the pinnacle of architectural perfection as a chariot of the Sun God.

Footsteps of Ram at Rameshwaram

Travelogue | Posted On: 22 May 2018

The Ramanathaswamy Temple will transport you back in time to live through the dramatic events that occurred in the lives of Ram, Sita, and Lakshman.

Thiruvannamalai - Shiva’s primordial form and Ramana Maharshi's spiritual energy

Travelogue | Posted On: 20 Apr 2018

The place where Lord Shiva manifested as a pillar of light and Ramana Maharshi attained samadhi.

Somnath Temple - Rising Phoenix

Travelogue | Posted On: 15 Mar 2018

Somnath is a veritable treasure trove of pilgrimage locations, all clustered around the famous Jyotirlinga temple.

On the Ramayana trail - Kishkindha at Hampi

Travelogue | Posted On: 06 Feb 2018

The hilly, boulder-filled terrain of Kishkindha, home to numerous temples, caves and ashrams associated with the events in Ramayana, leaves one with a feeling of timelessness.

An epic in stone - Hazara Rama Temple

Travelogue | Posted On: 09 Jan 2018

A great walk through the epic of Ramayana etched in stone in the temple of Hazara Rama.

Splendours of Hampi - Virupaksha Temple

Travelogue | Posted On: 15 Dec 2017

A look at the magnificent architecture and cultural relevance of the famed Virupaksha temple.

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