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Ornate door of Ratnagiri Monastery

Udaygiri, Ratnagiri And Lalitgiri – Diamond Triangle Of Odisha

Udaygiri, Ratnagiri & Lalitgiri are reminders of the role of Odisha in Buddhism. It may not have been a birthplace of Buddhism but it...
Buddhanath Temple landscape view

Prachi Valley in Odisha: A Heritage Trail Less Explored

Prachi river flowing through the Prachi valley is considered as the Saraswati of the East in India. The mystic Saraswati river has long been...
Pipili Artwork souvenir from Odisha

Top Odisha Souvenirs Shopping In Bhubaneshwar, Puri & Konark

Odisha is a lesser-known cultural hub of India. It has so many handcrafted souvenirs that you can pick up that you are literally spoilt...
Pattachitra Artist of Raghurajpur

Raghurajpur – Pattachitra Artisan Village In Puri, Odisha

Visiting the Pattachitra artists at Raghurajpur was on top of my wishlist for Odisha. Traditional art or Artisan villages are a delight to visit....
Details of the wheels of Konark

24 Must See Things At Konark Sun Temple In Odisha

Konark Sun Temple is the most popular sun temple in the world. It is difficult to imagine how grand it would have looked when...
Biraja Devi along with Varaha, Shivalinga, Saptamatrika and Vaitarni River

Biraja Devi Shaktipeeth At Jajpur In Odisha

I first heard of Biraja Devi at Jajpur when I read the Adi Shankaracharya's Stotra describing the 18 Shaktipeeth across India. He calls it...
Brown-winged Kingfisher

Saltwater Crocodiles & Kingfishers At Bhitarkanika National Park

Saltwater Crocodiles & rare varieties of Kingfisher Birds! Yes, Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha is where you should head to have a rendezvous with...
Unique circular shape pf Chausath Yogini Temples

Chausath Yogini Temple Hirapur – A 9th CE Gem Of Odisha

Chausath Yogini Temples are very unique temples. Right from unusual circular shapes with Yoginis carved all around the circle to missing ceiling in these...
Carved wheels of Konark Sun Temple, Odisha or Orissa Tourist Circuit

2 Days And An Era In Popular Orissa Tourist Circuit

Orissa or Odisha as it is called now, to me was always a place that I read about in my school textbooks. It was...

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