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.
FAMOUS SWEETS OF UTTARAKHAND
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?
RIVERS OF UTTARAKHAND
The glistening rivers in Uttarakhand that come majorly from the imposing glaciers make the state appear even more stunning as well as sacred.
THE HIGHEST SHIVA TEMPLE IN THE WORLD: TUNGNATH
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.
HISTORY OF TIBETAN MONASTERIES IN DEHRADUN
Himalaya is a land filled with wonderful Buddhist Monastery in Dehradun. Dehradun is one such town that is filled with wonderful monasteries.
Built by Adi Shankaracharya, around the same time as the Badrinath Temple, this temple stands aloft, as a witness to the countless historical episodes that swept through the passage of time. Situated in Rude appraisal district of Uttarakhand, this place is very popular off late as an ideal wedding destination.
Let’s Celebrate this Karwa Chauth with Pahadi Attire
The festival of Karwa Chauth is celebrated every year by Hindu women all across India. Karwa Chauth is the celebration of the beautiful bond of marriage which is shared by husband and wife. On this day married women fast for...
TRADITIONAL DRESSES OF UTTARAKHAND
India has 28 states which are different in their culture and tradition. The state Uttarakhand is one of them is famous for its unique culture and tradition. Uttarakhand is also famous for its different tribes and communities and their culture,...
LOCAL AND INCREDIBLE CUISINES OF UTTRAKHAND
There is a saying that ‘the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach; the varied mouth-watering food delights prepared in Uttarakhand vividly exemplifies this phrase. WE PEOPLE OF UTTRAKHAND ARE FOND OF HAVING DELICIOUS AS WELL AS NUTRITIONAL FOOD. The...
PAHADI JEWELLERY: THE CHARM AND BEAUTY OF PAHADI LADIES
Jewellery to pahadis has always been more than just ornaments for adorning the bodies. The jewelries speak of tradition, the rich history of our state and the change that our state and our community have been through. Nature has always...