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BHUNTAR, HIMACHAL, INDIA
Friday, September 22, 2017

468 steps to the hangman’s noose.

Behind one of Ranchi, Jharkhand's popular religious destination lies a grim history of death and execution.

A monumental expression of ancient temple architecture.

Built towards the end of the sixteenth century, the Jagannath temple at Ranchi, Jharkhand is an elaborate work of authentic Kalinga temple architecture that flourished since the 7th century.

A pioneer of the faith.

Since it first introduced Christianity in the region of Ranchi, Jharkhand, India, the Gossener Evangelical Lutheran Church has remained an important bulwark of Protestant Christianity.

Home of the mighty Pandavas.

The old fort or Purana Quila in New Delhi, India is thought by some to be the site on which once stood the fabled city of Indraprasta - mentioned in the Indian epic poem, the Mahabharata.

The hill of poets and playwrights.

Within the city of Ranchi, Jharkhand, India lies a wooded hill that once was the property of a lesser known but famous Bengali playwright.

The dharma abode of great bliss.

True to its Tibetan name, the Dechen Choekhor Mahavira sits in the midst of peace and tranquility on a small hilltop overlooking the scenic outskirts of Bhuntar, Himachal Pradesh, India.