Peaceful Lifestyle of a Monk

A monk is a person who practices religious asceticism, living either alone or with any number of other monks. A monk may be a person who decided to dedicate his life to serving all other living beings, or to be an ascetic who voluntarily chooses to leave mainstream society and live his life in prayer and contemplation. The concept is …

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan, which is located in northwest India. It is located in the state’s east-central region, nearly halfway between Alwar (northeast) and Ajmer (southeast) (southwest). It is the most populous city in Rajasthan. The city was constructed in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh to replace neighbouring Amber (now Amer, a part of Jaipur) as the …

Kolkata, West Bengal

Kolkata, Bengali Kalikata, formerly Calcutta, is a city in West Bengal and the former capital of British India (1772–1911).  It is one of India’s most populous cities and a major port. The city is centred on the east bank of the Hugli (Hooghly) River, once the main channel of the Ganges (Ganga) River, about 96 miles (154 km) upstream from the head of the Bay of Bengal; there the port city developed as a point of transshipment from water to land and from river to sea. Kolkata, the primary metropolitan centre of eastern India, is a city of trade, transportation, and manufacturing.