Once upon a time in Jaisalmer, the walls of Salam Singh’s Haveli trembled with occurrences of cruelty. Women feared event its shadow, and the curse it could bring upon them. A few miles away in the Thar Desert, Kuldhara village has similar stories of a curse, and remains an abandoned place. Legend says that it remains deserted to this day because of the misdeeds of diwan Salam Singh. Continue reading Salam Singh Ki Haveli – A House of Luxury and Decadence
The musty smell was a constant feature. My childhood memories are attached to this smell, and then few. Like running down to buy kachoris if any guest came. Since the famous shop was so close, we followed the golden rule of “always eating fresh”. Continue reading Qissa Haveli Ka- A Tale of my Husband’s Ancestral House within the Pink City
It’s supposed to be the most haunted place in Rajasthan.
There’s a notice by ASI which says that the fort is haunted and no one should remain there after sunset. Continue reading Legend of Bhangarh Fort
Podar Haveli, an ostentatious home covered in frescos, was built by Mr. Anandilal Podar in 1902. It is one of the many havelis in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan. Continue reading Fascinating Frescos of Podar Haveli
Chand baori is in a small village, about 95 kms from Jaipur. Baoris are steps wells built to store and tap groundwater. Continue reading Stepping Down Into Myth and History