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The Road Less Taken – Jivdani Temple from Pachpayari

Faith and Religion July 22, 2012

The ever visible shrine could not be seen as we rubbernecked at the crest of the hill.  In front of us lay stairs to the hill top. This meant that  the foot of the hill where we stood was side yard of the hill for the temple and  a 45 degree ‘S’ curved road lay ahead to the Goddess Jivdani. This was an old route abandoned by the introduction of a new one. Yet we saw some passers who preferred it because it was the nearest route to the temple from their residence. Steps kept disappearing in between and joining us back during the journey.  The climb wasn’t steep so the missing stairs did not amount to risky trekking. Continue reading …

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