Dargah Sharif, Ajmer in Pictures

At the outset let me say that cameras are not allowed inside the Dargah, Ajmer. Cell phones are allowed though. I now have a good camera in my phone, the Lumia 1020 so I was excited. I really don’t feel very enthusiastic while visiting places that do not allow photography. This was my third visit … Read more

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An Auto Ride through the Narrow Lanes of Ajmer

This time when I visited the Wheeler Bookstore at Ajmer Railway Station the person at the stall said, “lo aa gayen Agatha Christie ki fan!” (Here comes the Agatha Christie fan). In the last two years this was my fourth trip to Ajmer and as I bought Agatha Christie every time from the shop, so … Read more

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Pratap Palace, Ajmer

When our driver Rajendra ji pointed out the Pratap Palace, Ajmer in the distance, like true Rajasthani architecture it blended with the surroundings. Pratap Palace, Ajmer is a Keys Resort, situated on the Ajmer Pushkar road. It is surrounded by the Aravalis and away from the hustle and bustle of both the cities. It is … Read more

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Ajmer Sharif, Ajmer, Rajasthan

The auto driver left me in a narrow street in Ajmer and said I could walk straight to the Ajmer Sharif shrine ahead. When I looked at the crowd my¬†resolve¬†wavered but I somehow proceeded to the entrance. I came to the dargah from the Ajmer Railway Station. The auto driver at the station wanted 200 … Read more

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Diwali Greetings

Wish you all a very happy and safe Diwali in 2012 and always.

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