Change In Longitude

Naneghat

Naneghat, also referred to as Nanaghat or Nana Ghat, is a mountain pass in the Western Ghats range between the Konkan coast and the ancient town of Junnar in the Deccan plateau. The pass was the fastest key passage that linked the Indian west coast seaports of Sopara, Kalyan and Thane with economic centers and human settlements in Nasik, Paithan and Ter  Near the top is… Continue Reading →

Ladakh and Stargazing

One of the prominent city in the eastern region of Ladakh is the city of Hanle. It is the site of the 17th century Hanle Monastery (gompa) of the “Red Hat” Tibetan Drukpa Kagyu branch of Tibetan Buddhism and is located in the Hanle Valley on an old branch of the ancient Ladakh – Tibet… Continue Reading →

Uttarakhand – Land of the Gods

Uttarakhand, a state in northern India crossed by the Himalayas, is known for its Hindu pilgrimage sites.It is often referred to as the Devbhumi , the “Land of the Gods”. Uttarakhand is known for the natural environment of the Himalayas.