Thursday, December 25, 2014

Bagnath Temple is Among the Major Attractions of Bageshwar

Bageshwar, a city located in its namesake district of the Indian state, Uttarakhand, has some interesting places of worship that are visited by devotees and tourists alike. The name 'Bageshwar' is a combination of the words ‘Byagra’ and ‘Ishwar’. In the local language, the world ‘Byagra’ means ‘tiger’ and ‘Ishwar’ means ‘God’. Pindari and Sunderdhunga are the two majestic glaciers located close to this city.

Bagnath temple in Bageshwar
Bagnath Temple, Bageshwar
The Bagnath temple is one of the most popular temples in Bageshwar. It got its name from a local legend which mentions an event in which Lord Shiva had visited sage Markandey in the disguise of a tiger. This temple was built by the rulers of Chand Dynasty in the early seventeenth century. Every year, a fair is held at this temple on the auspicious occasion of Shivratri. Thousands of devotees throng this sacred temple throughout the year. Idols in this temple were made during the period between the 7th and 16th centuries.

People who arrive in Uttarakhand state to explore its fantastic offerings can visit this marvellous temple during their vacation. Having an accommodation in a resort in Uttarakhand would give them the required convenience in visiting Bagnath temple and other popular places in the state.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Make Jesus Christ's Birthday Celebrations Memorable

Many believe that Christianity was initially established in India by Saint Thomas, the Apostle, around 52 CE. Today, there are more than 24 million people who follow Christianity in the country. There are several typical symbols used by the Christian people in India that depict the significance of Christmas.

Merry Christmas 2014
Merry Christmas 2014
To point out a few, you will find smaller electric illumination or even oil burners which elucidate the backdrop in a subtle form. Persons are also seen employing imitation pine trees. Sometimes people even use leaves of Banana and Mango Tree for beautification and dangle the ornaments based on the Christmas theme to cover Xmas tree. Attractive statues of Santa Claus made of clay will also be a common state of affairs during the eve of Xmas. You might find real individuals pretending as Santa during this season. The states having a majority of Christians have major celebrations as compared to other regions in which Christians are a minority.

People in love with India would typically arrive on this season, because even the climatic conditions in India are highly pleasant around this time of the year. A stay at United-21 Nanda Devi Mountains in Bageshwar would give you the chance to indulge in some great Christmas festivities.