This intricate carving on mother of pearl is approximately the size of a dinner plate. Displayed in Salarjung Museum in Hyderabad, India. The museum houses perhaps the largest one man’s collection of priceless art and artifacts in a large building. The Nizam (ruler) of Hyderabad was, at that time, the richest man in the world.
An architectural marvel, the Baha’i temple in New Delhi is known as the Lotus Temple because of its shape. The temple sits on a 27 acres land with well maintained gardens. Constructed in white marble, the peak rises to more than a hundred feet and the diameter of main building is more than 210 feetContinue reading “Lotus Temple”
I almost missed it, but something did not feel quite right. So, I returned and found this ‘new religion’. The error is more than just funny because this library caters to some of the nation’s upcoming and well-established writers. (iPhone)
Every town has a small fascinating landmark. I have been always fascinated by this tiny chapel that quietly sits unnoticed by most who walk by the busy street. I have taken pictures of this chapel before but it looked even prettier in the foggy night.