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Beyond the central Dashashwamedh Ghat, on the southern stretch (the river flows north in Benaras) lies Prayag Ghat, Ahilyabai Ghat (built by Queen Ahilybai of Indore), Darbhanga Palace and Ghat (built by the Darbhanga royal family of Bihar), Rana Mahal Ghat (built by a ruler of Udaipur), Chaushat Ghat (with temples dedicated to the 64 Yoginis), Mansarovar Ghat (built by Raja Man Singh of Jaipur) and Rajghat (built by the Marathi ruler Balaji Peshwa Rao, To the north of Dashashwamedh Ghat, lies Man Mandir Ghat (where Man Singh of Jaipur built an astronomical observatory), Mira Ghat (built by Rani Meerabai) and Lalita Ghat (named after a beautiful wooden temple built by a Newar family from the Kathmandu valley)....
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Get into the skin of the city and grab a experience to cherish by riding in a Double Decker, eating from a dabba by any Dabbawala who delivers in a company, visiting Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat, the old and famous Dhobi Ghat, catching up 1:40 am last local train, learning 'thode' Marathi, visiting Asia's largest slum, Dharavi, watching DDLJ in Maratha Mandir, getting selfies at a film star's house and watching a play in Prithvi Theatre....
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Go name – place hunting: with different ruling dynasties over the years and confused, forgotten origins… names of roads, streets, lanes, areas are at times corrupted versions of the original, or if not corrupt, they just make NO sense at all. what can you do on a weekend – walk around and check the name of a road, area, find the old name and google. try to see where it came from, the discoveries make for very interesting stories. let me give you a few examples… bandra – coming presumably from vandre or bandar meaning port in Marathi and hindi, respectivelymazgaon – assumed to have origins from two marathi words – maz or my and gaon or village / area.. :)fort area – simply part of the fort that existed in mumbai earlierchurchgate – after the gate near a church in the fort, similarly bazaar gatechinchpokli – sounds funny right. well, this was the place with all the tamarind (chinch) trees.pydhonie – or py meaning feet, and dhone meaning wash – in marathi.hornby vellard – non-indian sounding right?...
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Well my college started for MBA at that time,so I was one of the person who arrived in the college early.I visited various places in Nashik including Sula Vines,Trimbakeshwar Temple,Ajaneri Peak and the nearby attractive cities of Mumbai and Pune.So after spending almost five months in the city of Nashik,doing MBA there from Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management and meeting some new people there who speak a language(Marathi) which I can’t understand,made me open to the Marathi culture.I learnt a lot of things while living with new friends which I made in college who were from different parts of India.So the feeling which I had when I just joined the college had completely changed over the past five months....
Visit To Jejuri
The decision to visit Jejurigarh was mainly due to popular daily soap on Zee Marathi called "Jai Malhar" Lord khandoba who is also called "Malhari" is one of the popular among people of Maharashtra, who is also believed as incarnation of Lord Shiva who took birth on earth to kill Daitya 'Malla' Ari of Malla, I.e....
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I met an old Maratha on a highway drive, his story moved me to the core!
Rushing instantly towards him I uttered- “ Aazoba (Grandfather in Marathi)- I want you to stay happy and live gracefully, You have lived a beautiful and audacious life to its true essence by believing in “KARMA”, to which his eyes sparkled, tears vanished and smile poured in” Touching his feet for blessings to be bestowed;I moved ahead on the highway pondering over the fact that the eyes of a Maratha that have seen mammoth of struggle were still so bright and full of life!...
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This fort is situated near the Malavali village in Lonavala of Pune district.In Marathi "Loh" means iron and "gad" means fort,so its english translation is IronFort, nothing much of iron on the fort but the fort itself is harder as iron in true sense.This fort is pure fraternization of architecture and mechanisms.This is complete bliss to visit there.The fort is in mist and cloud in rainy season....