The History of Jagannath Temple, Puri Eager to meet Lord Vishnu, his biggest devotee King Indradyumna of Avanti sent different Brahmans in search of an incarnation of the Lord named Nila Madhava, after someone told him about this human form... Continue Reading →
A look at the time San Francisco's Cliff House was nearly blown into the Pacific
This incarnation of the Cliff House, at San Francisco's Land's End, was built in 1894, opened in 1896, survived the 1906 earthquake, only to burn down September 7, 1907. Photo: Chronicle Archives
This wonderful dip has taken over from hummus in my house. Dried broad beans are underrated in Western culture. So many people who have tasted this dip have told me they didn’t even know you could find dried broad beans. You can, although you may need to hunt around a little. But when you find them, stock up, as they store well and have many uses. I invented this recipe by accident. One day, with only one packet of broad beans left, I opened my cupboard in search of something to bulk up a…
Brentwood Hotel, Saratoga Springs NY. In its current incarnation it’s the product of a Brooklyn design group called Studio Tack, who bought the Seventies motor lodge and set about updating it in a way that’s sensitive to its setting — gone is the roadside-motel vibe, replaced by a bit of genteel equestrian atmosphere — and chock full of personality.
When the Magi came in search of Jesus, they go to Herod the Great in Jerusalem and ask where to find the newborn "King of the Jews". Herod becomes paranoid that the child will threaten his throne, and seeks to kill him (2:1-8). Herod initiates the Massacre of the Innocents in hopes of killing the child (Matthew 2:16-Matthew 2:18).
Hailed as “China’s Midnight’s Children” (The Independent) this “brilliant, mind-expanding, and wildly original novel” (Chris Cleave) about a Beijing taxi driver whose past incarnations over one thousand years haunt him through searing letters sent by his mysterious soulmate. Who are you? you must be wondering. I am your soulmate, your old friend, and I have come back to this city of sixteen million in search of you. #newnovel #literaryfiction #Beijing #summerread Out 8/18/15