The mystery of the missing Cormorants: Dr. A Shyamala

| November 22, 2016 | > Tags:

I went to the Nakki Lake this morning for my usual walk around the lake. I did this after a gap of a few days because of the recently concluded festival season. As I started my walk with my husband, I suddenly heard him let out an excited cry. ‘Look! The cormorants (aquatic birds) are […]

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The mind-boggling Mega Kitchen of the Brahma Kumaris

| November 6, 2016 | > Tags:

The occasion was the silver jubilee function of the Global hospital, Mount Abu. It was celebrated with much pomp and show and was organized in Shantivan, the sprawling building complex belonging to Brahmakumaris, the spiritual organization to which the hospital was affiliated. Shantivan was in Talhati, literally meaning the foothills of the mount.   It […]

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For all those who think “What is there in Mount Abu? There’s only a small lake !!”

| June 21, 2016 | > Tags:

‘Will you come with us to Mount Abu, Nanna?’ I asked my father on one of my trips to Hyderabad. My father was 92 years old and barely able to walk around in his house. So my question was half serious and half jovial, more to humor him than anything else. However, to my surprise, […]

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| May 30, 2016 | >

Hyderabad has been home to me for over 30 years. Having spent the best years of my life and seeing my children grow up here, having established an identity of my own, professionally as well as socially, it is no wonder that I love the place dearly. It has been over 2 years now, two […]

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| December 16, 2015 | > Tags:

Guru Shikhar temple of mount abu is the highest peak of one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world, the Aravalli mountains. Mount Abu has the distinction of having this peak within its precincts. Standing at a height of 1722 meters (5676 feet), Guru Shikhar towers majestically over all the surrounding areas. It is […]

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| November 7, 2015 | > Tags: ,

Mount Abu is well known for the variety of rock formations in the region. The most famous of these is the Toad Rock. Shaped like a toad, which perhaps is the reason why it is so named, the toad rock sits perched prettily on top of a hill, overlooking the Nakki Lake. Nakki Lake is […]

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ACHALGARH ~ अचलगढ़ ~

| November 1, 2015 | > Tags:

Rajasthan has a rich cultural and historical heritage, and is replete with historical monuments. Mount Abu, the lone hill station in Rajasthan can boast of its very own fort, the Achalgarh fort. Situated at a distance of about 11 km to the north of the town, it is one of the several tourist attractions around […]

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My affair with Mount Abu: Dr. A Shyamala

| October 11, 2015 | > Tags:

Summary The following article is written by Dr. A Shyamala who has settled in Mount Abu since 2 years and fall in love with only hill station of Rajasthan. She has beautifully shared an article about her feelings for this beautiful place, MUST READ. It was about 2 years since I first set foot on […]

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| July 27, 2015 | > Tags:

Mount Abu, the picturesque hill station located in Rajasthan is popularly known as the abode of the Gods. It is a title which is very apt to the place, abutimes.comnot only because of the rich mythology associated with it, but also the innumerable temples spread over this relatively small town. One such temple is the […]

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| July 23, 2015 | >

Sunset at Mount Abu is one of the most beautiful sights that you can set your eyes on. The sunset point, which is an elevated spot to the southwest of the NakkiLake is the perfect place to watch the sun go down behind the majestic Aravalli mountains. The place is always teeming with hundreds of […]

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SANT SAROVAR | संत सरोवर | સંત સરોવર

| July 12, 2015 | >

Mount Abu is aptly called the abode of Gods as it is replete with places of worship of all faiths. About 250 to 300 of these are spread over this small stretch of land. One, somewhat lesser known of these, as compared to its more famous counterparts is the Sant Sarovar. This place of pilgrimage […]

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| July 11, 2015 | > Tags: ,

Mount Abu is a quaint, rustic hill station in the state of Rajasthan. Nestled in the lap of the Aravalli mountain range, It has great history and mythology associated with it. The Aravalli mountain range is one of the oldest in the world, and Mount Abu has been home to a large number of ascetics […]

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