The word Tharu is believed to be derived from sthavir, meaning followers of Theravada Buddhism. The Tharu community belongs to the Terai lowlands, amid the Shivaliks or lower Himalayas. Tharus live in both India and Nepal. In Indian Terai, they live mostly in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh , and Bihar.
Uttarakhand is famous for all the bounty of nature but also for the divine taste of its desserts. Travelers come here from far and wide to relish and cherish the taste of unique and rare sweets of Uttarakhand. While travelling in Uttarakhand and enjoying the beauty of lofty mountain peaks, did you ever think of stopping by at a place where you can have great time and enjoy some of the delicious sweets? Have you heard of some of the most delicious sweets of Uttarakhand that you have ever tasted?
The glistening rivers in Uttarakhand that come majorly from the imposing glaciers make the state appear even more stunning as well as sacred.
Tungnath is one of the highest Shiva temples in the world and is the highest of the panch Kedar temples located in Rudraprayag district, in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.
NAINITAL is a himalyan resort town in the Kumaon region of India's Uttarakhand state, at an elevation of roughly 2,000m. Formerly a British hill station , it's set around Nainital lake, a popular boating site and mesmerizing scenic views.
Vandana Katariya is an Indian field hockey player. She plays as a forward in the Indian national team. Coming from a small town of Uttarakhand to receiving Padma Shri (fourth highest civilian award) from The President of India, her journey is real inspiration.
Dodital Trek is one of the most beautiful treks in Uttarakhand. Dodital is an emerald lake nestled amidst high mountains at an altitude of 3310 meters above sea level. With it's serene setting and tranquil environs, Dodital is arguably one of the most beautiful high altitude lakes of North India.
Kausani is a hill station and village situated in Bageshwar district in state of Uttarakhand, India. it is famous for its scenic splendour and it's spectacular panoramic view of Himalayan peaks like Trishul, Nandadevi and Panchachuli.
Almora is municipal board and cantonment town in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is the administrative headquarters of Almora district. Almora is located on a ridge of the southern edge of the Kumaon Hills of the Himalayan range.
Teelu Rauteli was born in village Guraad belonging to Chaundkot, Gadhwal. Her story of bravery and pride was witnessed in the 17th century due to which she is remembered as 'Jhansi ki Rani' in history. Teelu Rauteli is the only warrior who fought 7 wars at the age of 15 to 20.