Tag: Shiva

BADAMI CAVES, PATTADAKAL AND AIHOLE GROUP OF MONUMENTS

After Hampi, another masterpiece of architecture we visited is Badami caves. When we reached the caves, as I looked up at them, the only thing I could utter was ‘wow’. The distance from Hampi to Badami is 140 km which takes around 3hr 30min to reach. The journey is accompanied by small villages, local people

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ARDHANARESHWAR – A SAGE BEHIND THIS AVATAR

It all started with a sage named Bhringi was an immense devotee of Lord Shiva and was always immersed in chanting prayers to impress Shiva. Once all the sages decide to visit Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati and worship them, but Bhringi worships only Shiva and leaves. On this Parvati says wildly to Shiva, “Shiva,

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