Blackbuck and the Sorodo Village:A story of co-existence

Advertisements Blackbuck, also known as Indian Antelope is one of the endangered species are found in Indian subcontinent and Nepal.Once #blackbuck was found all over the subcontinent was reported to be 80000 during 1947 have depleted to 8000 in 1964.The beautiful animal has a distinct colour that differ among sexes.The male are dark black andContinue reading “Blackbuck and the Sorodo Village:A story of co-existence”

Professionalism-Not someone’s whim.

Advertisements The Professional, an International best seller by Subroto Bagchi, published by Penguin, Rakesh was reading when he came across an interesting episode. Received a call from one of his colleagues. …..and then the clash of ego which could add another chapter to the best seller. The colleague was Mt.Sanjota and was senior in RankContinue reading “Professionalism-Not someone’s whim.”

Buddhakhol: Buddha & Buddheswar:A tourist destination from Odisha Tourism

Advertisements Buddhism had influenced the civilization all along the areas covering Silk route in Central Asia.In the Odisha state of India,there are many such places where Buddhism had flourished. One such place is Buddhakhol where signs of Buddhism has still exist but inside the Shiva temple. About 70 km away from Berhampur,on the top ofContinue reading “Buddhakhol: Buddha & Buddheswar:A tourist destination from Odisha Tourism”

Deomali Hill Top near Koraput.The highest mountain peak of Odisha.

Advertisements Situated at a hight of 1672 mtr on the eastern ghats of South Odisha,Deomali hill top is a marvelous scenic beauty with wide range of flora and fauna and inhabited by tribes like Kondh,Bhumia and Malli.On the way to Sunabeda from Koraput it is around 58 kms from Koraput. I started from Raygada toContinue reading “Deomali Hill Top near Koraput.The highest mountain peak of Odisha.”

Gopalpur Beach-A tourist destination-Gopalpur on Sea.

Advertisements During my stay at Berhampur,Odisha, on holidays I travelled to nearby tourist attractions.Away from home and family, holidays are difficult for time pass.So to make the holiday a memorable one, I decided to explore the lesser known places nearby with historical importance and highlight them for a better tourist inflow.After all Odisha is “India’sContinue reading “Gopalpur Beach-A tourist destination-Gopalpur on Sea.”

Kandhara:The well and Mahima dharma of Bhimabhoi.

Advertisements On the way to Baudh from Rairakhol in Odisha state of India, a lesser known place of Kandhara.A small Mutt and the famous well there.From inside the well the famous lines of Bhimabhoi once uttered, now written on the walls of United Nations…… A Mahima sanyasi at the Mutt there narrates me the teachingsContinue reading “Kandhara:The well and Mahima dharma of Bhimabhoi.”

Rakhya Bandhan: Taliban needs to learn the respect for Sisters.

Advertisements Rakhya Bandhan is the Hindu festival of brothers and sisters, but spread across all religions,cast and class in India as well as South Asian.In the months of August(Srabana in Hindu calender, on the day of Rakhya Bandhan the sisters tie a red thread on the right wrist of her brother.The brother in return giftsContinue reading “Rakhya Bandhan: Taliban needs to learn the respect for Sisters.”

Rakhya Bandhan-An Indian festival.

Advertisements Rakhya bandhan, a festival of love, affection and a pledge for protection of the sisters.A Hindu festival, but observed accros the religion in India.Also celebrated in some parts of Asia.Falls in the month of August(Shravana in Hindu calender) the festival is known in different names like Rakhi and Silonu in different areas. Rakhya Bandhan,Continue reading “Rakhya Bandhan-An Indian festival.”

Jaugarh Fort:Major Rock edicts of Ashoka.

Advertisements Also known as the Kalinga fort, the Jaugarh Fort derives its name from Jau means Lac and Garh means Fort.Firstly documented by a team from Heldenberg University, the Jaugarh or Samapa in earlier days was once a fortified provincial capital of Kalinga soon after its conqure by Ashoka. The walls were made of lac,Continue reading “Jaugarh Fort:Major Rock edicts of Ashoka.”

Tibet Settlement in India- Jirang Monastry- Mini Tibet of Odisha-My travel story to Buddhist sites of Odisha

Advertisements About the Place: Thousands of miles away from Tibet, a place in Odisha popularly known by the Tibetians here as “Phuntsokling”- the land of plenty and happiness.Surrounded within 5 km radius, it has the settlement of Tibetians in 4 camps at Chandagiri, Labarsing, Mahendragarh and Tanklipadar.A n important Buddhist religion followers and Buddhist siteContinue reading “Tibet Settlement in India- Jirang Monastry- Mini Tibet of Odisha-My travel story to Buddhist sites of Odisha”