Siddara betta – Trekking the Hill of Saints

The monsoon rains knocked Bangalore on Friday evening and a forecast of a beautiful weekend landed on my mind. Sagar had planned a team outing – Siddara betta trek Tumkur,  with his colleagues and invited me. Meeting new people is one of my resolutions of 2017. So upon checking my calendar, I said him I…

Vishwa Shanti Ashram visit – Glimpse of Mahabharatha

Rains were lashing Bengaluru again. The monsoon winds summoned for a short drive. The NH4 – Tumkur road is the nearest highway to my place. Very near on this highway, the outskirts of Bengaluru has a peaceful place – Vishwa Shanti ashram – Vijaya Vittala / Vishwaroopa / Vishvarupa temple. Brief on the place: Vishwa…

Pyramid Valley and Art of living – Rediscover Inner peace

The quieter you become, the more you hear. Yes!! Between all these adventurous journeys of life, there were invisible walls in my mind I wanted to crack. This drive towards inner peace needed a calm and spiritual place, off the city to embrace the incoming thoughts. Upon checking out, my friend suggested me two such…

Omkar hills – An abode of peace

With Shrungagiri Shanmuka temple behind us, it was onward to Omkar hills, which was around 5kms further. In 15mins, I could notice the white temple tower standing tall touching the blue skies and in few minutes, we finally reached Omkar hills at 11 am. Brief on the place: Omkar hills – As the name itself…

Shrungagiri Shanmukha temple – An Architectural Marvel

The famous saying “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy” was echoing around me all week. Besides hectic work at office, my mind was craving for a recreation this long weekend. With the motive of spending time with family, I choose to explore and retreat them hill temples around Bangalore. Upon research, within…