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The Two Synagogues of Pune

There are an estimated 200 Jews living in Pune. That’s not many. But Pune is home to two synagogues, and one of them is the largest synagogue in all of Asia, outside Israel.

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culture Delhi monument

The British Magazine Memorial, Delhi

Contrary to what it sounds like, this isn’t a memorial to Punch or The Economist or any other glossy periodic publication. So what does this memorial really commemorate?

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culture Delhi monument

St. James’ Church, Delhi

A little bit about the history of the oldest existing church in Delhi and the man who built it.

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Who am I?

This blog has been born out of a union of boredom and gnawing urge to document certain thoughts I have and places I visit. Since I was a young boy, I was fascinated by culture: how people live, why they choose to do things they do, a curiosity for how things were in the past, […]