Sri Aurobindo Ashram – The Discovery of Inner Peace


The great leader who first put forth the controversial idea of complete independence for India, the founder of what is known as integral yoga and the writer of the books titled Savitri and The Life Divine is the simple but educated gentleman by the name of Sri Aurobindo. Born in Calcutta but educated in London, this visionary was even imprisoned in his struggle for peace, democracy and independence for his mother nation. Once the battle …

Best time to visit Bodh-Gaya – Embark on a Spiritual Journey


Buddhism is a religion that is embraced by a majority of Sri Lanka. However, the roots of Buddhism are believed to have originated in Eastern India. One of the most venerated and sacred places that are popular among Buddhist pilgrims is Bodh – Gaya. This is the birth place of Sri Siddhartha Gautama who later gained enlightenment and became Lord Buddha. He is believed to have attained enlightenment under the Bodhi tree which is currently …

Old Goa, a Historical City – A Treasured Indo-Portuguese Legacy


The land of crowded streets, loud music and fiery curries, India is a unique destination recommended by many travel guides. From the majestic royal palaces of Hyderabad to the bustling bazaars of Chennai, India has something to suit even the most demanding travellers. If you seeking a quiet beachside getaway in India, then Goa is the place for you! Home to pristine beaches and many a luxury Goa resort, it is a popular holiday destination …