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10 reasons to thank your stars for being born in India

Last updated on: July 31, 2015 17:05 IST

Think about it! Where else you're going to see things like this eh?

Presenting our latest in the series of #India-Photos! (Psst! You can post your pictures too! Right here!)

1.

You can study in a library -- Raza Library, Rampur, Uttar Pradesh -- that looks like a freaking palace and also has several rare and valuable manuscripts, specimens of Islamic calligraphy and miniature paintings as well as rare illustrated works in Arabic and Persian. Try to beat that!

Photograph: Irfan Rizvi

2.

Wherever you are, you don't have to travel too far for a good trek. This one's a scene en route to Sandakphu, in West Bengal.

Photograph: Showvik Bhowmik

3.

Watch the sun rise over a thick blanket of clouds.

Photograph: Sarba Nasker

4.

Look for solace in religion and spirituality.

(Hanseswari Temple, Hooghly)

Photograph: Aniruddha Bhattacharyya

5.

Or really just be overwhelmed by the sheer sight of nature around you.

(Har Ki Doon Valley, Uttarakhand)

Photograph: Suhas B

6.

Come on! Don't tell us you don't feel relaxed just by looking at this picture!

(Parashar Lake, Himachal Pradesh)

Photograph: Shyam Chavan

7.

The people are lovely. Heck they even make for such good pictures!

Photograph: Ruturaj Gorakh Mulik

8.

And places of worship come in all shapes and sizes. This one's the Hidimba Devi Temple in Manali.

Photograph: Ruturaj Gorakh Mulik

9.

Think about it! You really don't have to travel too far.

Whether it is to witness some peace and quiet...

(Naini Lake in Nainital)

Photograph: Narendra Sutar

10.

Or just to witness just a little bit of drama! :-)

(Manali)

Photograph: Ruturaj Gorakh Mulik

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