Monks Diaries

Tue, 18-Jun-2019

The Neelakurinji Days are here!


It’s time for nature’s wizardry over the hills over Munnar. Neelakurinji is all set to bloom – Yes, the purplish-blue shade shall[...]

Tue, 18-Jun-2019

Neelakurinji - less known facts | Travel to witnes[...]


There are around 250 varieties of the Kurinji Flowers of the genus Strobilanthus all over the world! Of this, at least 50 varieties are found in In[...]

Tue, 18-Jun-2019

Om-Mani-Padme-Hum: The Tibetan Prayer Flag


Travellers to the Himalayas have an emotional connection with multicolour Tibetan Prayer Flags! This rectangular flag has deep meanings and rich co[...]

Thu, 13-Jun-2019

The Picturesque Peechi-Vazhani Belt!


Ever imagined about the picturesque scenes that a dam can create at its collection areas? If you cannot imagine, then witness it for real at the Pe[...]

Thu, 13-Jun-2019

Eravikulam Wildlife Diaries



In the series of Wildlife Hotspots of Kerala, next comes Eravikulam National Park in Idukki. This is a hero amongst the wildlife spo[...]

Sat, 08-Jun-2019

Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary – the Nature’s Trove


The song from the famous Malayalam Movie Flick ‘Maheshinte Prathikaram’ rightly describes the beauty of Idukki. The la[...]