Showing posts with label Khurda district. Show all posts
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Saturday, September 24, 2011

Visit a Hot Spring and Famous Lord Hatakeswar at Atri Near Baghamari , Khurda , Bhubaneswar

Atri is name of a small village famous for Hot Spring and Famous Shrine of Lord Shiva Hatakeswaar is near Bhagamari on the State High Way from Khordha to Nayagarh, Balangir nearer to Begunia situated in 20 degree 15'N and 85 degree 30'E. It is by road about 13 km from Khurda and 2 km from Baghamari which is connected with a pukka road throughout the year. Surrounding with paddy fields a hot spring with hot bubbles of water and air is comming up from the ground with a strong odour of sulphor, which pervades the locality. It is known the temperature of the spring water is about 55 degree Celsius. The soil at the spring and for a considerable distance round it is composed of alluvium, of marl and laterite.

The water of the hot spring is being collected in a reservoir which is connected with outlets for over flow of water. The radius of the reservoir is about 10 feet and the depth is 15 feet. The water is clear and stones lying at the bottom of the reservoir are visible when the sun rays fall upon the water. There is a belief that the Lord Shiva will bless any barren lady with a child with the miraculous power of removing the curse of barrenness from women, if she searches and eat whatever her hands could catch then the belief is such they would be blessed with child within a year. Most of Baren Lady searches and find any nut or fruit from the water of the hot spring where People throw coconuts, betel nuts, and other fruits and flowers as offering. Normally women come to the reservoir before dawn, at about 3.00 a.m., and search in the reservoir bed for fruits, nuts, etc.

The famous temple of Hatakeswara is situated near-by and the popular folklore is the said hot-spring is the hot breath of Lord Siva Hatakeswar, where Sivaratri and Makar Sankranti festivals are the auspicious functions organized and are attended by a large number of people. The Makar Sankranti festival lasts for about a fortnight where a big market works with great sales. Even if in this modern age you can find different conventional household articles are being gathered for sale.

On the Sankranti day nearly twenty thousand people came to the mela. The festival is managed by a local committee. A bathing complex has been constructed by the Tourism Department.

How to Reach: The Place is about 2 KM away from Baghamari on the Main Road which is connecting Khurda – Nayagarh and the distance of Baghamari from Khurda is about 13 KM, and about 36 Km from Bhubaneswar the State Capital of Odisha. Baghamari is well connected with Govt and Private Buses from Bhubaneswar and you can find Buses within one hour interval for Nayagarh. At Baghamari you can find Auto Rickshaws or Rickshaws to visit the Place or you can hair a vehicle from Khurda or Bhubaneswar for your own convenient.

Visit Chilika riched with many beautiful Islands near to Rambha on Bay Ganjam District Orissa

Rambha a Name of a Town situated at the southern end of the Chilika Lake. Rambha is famous as the bay riches with a number of Islands and its enchanting panoramic beauty. Rambha was best the picnic ground of Britishers during their rule. You can find many islands popping out of vast stretch of blue water and each Island has got some story to tell. It will be an excellent memory of your visiting history if you do visit Chilika and its sites of Island trip as each island has got some uniqueness. There is a Panthaniwas at Rambha run by OTDC. You can visit many places from Rambha Stay and can gather many memorable pleasant trips with help of local community boatmen as experienced guides.

How to Reach: Rambha is on National High Way NH-5 and with a Rail Way Station of East Coast Railways, Hence It is well-connected in all weathers. The National High Way is connecting Calcutta to Chennai, in Orissa it is Bhubaneswar to Berhampur, if you have selecting to visit by road you can find Buses towards Berhampur from Bhubaneswar any time and can reach with in 2hours of Journey. All Express Trains have no stoppage there so select Trains if you are traveling by train, where, you can have very charming view of Chilika on the way to Rambha.
The following Places are nearer to your Rambha Stay may be visited.


It is Located at about 3.0 KMs away from Rambha OTDC Bungalow. You can find an architectural marvel there that a conical pillar and a small room has constructed on a submerged mass of rock near Ghantasila hill. The Place has unique panoramic charm can hunt you to be inclined towards nature. Mr. Snodgrass, the then Collector of Ganjam under the East India Company has built that for his office work with recreation. The pillar was constructed to put a light on the top. The water spread around the Beacon Island is very charming, surrounded by the mountain ranges of eastern ghat.


This Island is located near Rambha Bay between Badakuda means Big Island and Somolo Island. It is a pear shaped island. It is also known as "Sankuda Island” means Little Island. The remnants of a decade bungalow constructed by the king of Kalikote still exist on this island. Mr. Snodgrass the then Collector of Ganjam used to occupy frequently this Bungalow. The island was full of greenery and place of attraction to visit and to do his office work in a peaceful and charming environment. The flora fauna of the island is very much interesting as a number of rare plants are still found on this Island.


It is also located near Rambha Bay near the Sankuda Island. It is 5 K.M. away from Rambha Jetty. It is otherwise known as "Badkuda Island”. Britishers were used this island for picnicking. The waters body around the island is very clear and a luxuriant bed of red and green macro algae grow on the bed. One limbless lizard was found here which was an endemic species from this island was named after this Island.

Situated in the central and Southern sectors of the lagoon, these islands are swamped remnants of the Eastern Ghats. Though rocky, they are rich in flora and fauna. Dolphins are often sighted on the peripheral waters of Somolo Island. A scenic and unique backdrop to Somolo is the Khalikote hill range.

It is situated in the southern sector of Chilika. This is a hillock with huge exposed hanging rocks. The Local people called as “Chadhei Haga Pahad “It is 4 KMs away from Rambha Tourist Bungalow, and 1 Km away on the Eastern side of the Ghantasila hill. The island is covered with herbs, shrubs, trees and creepers. The granite rocks are the remnants of Eastern Ghats. Some of the huge rocks are painted white because of the folic acid from the droppings of the Birds. Some residential birds use the island as perching ground. During winter season, the migratory birds are sighted here. It is known for its rich algal communities and few mangrove species.

Parikud, A group of composite islands constitute the Garh Krishnaprasad Block and are ideal spots for nature lovers, during the winter season it becomes an avian grandeur. You can find Govt. Lunch Services of Inland Water Transport Dept. from Balugaon to visit Parikud. It will be about 25 K.M. from Balugaon by water. Or you can hire any motorboat of local people to visit any where in Chilika. Parikud has already been connected from Prayagi, Chatrapur, and Ganjam in road.

Have a Beautiful Experience with “Marala Malini Nilambhu Chilika” and Give a comment on my page.
You may visit Tara-Tarini Pitha : A Shakti and Tantra Pitha famous since ancient time of Gautam Budha and to have a Thrilling Experience with Rope Car to Climb the Hill Top.

Dola Yatra , Dola Melan or Dola Festival in Orissa Odisha - The Festival of Get Together of Deities of Lord Gopinath Dev and Bhagabat Deva

Dola Yatra at Tirimal Khurda Odisha / Orissa India

Dola Yatra (Melana) at Tirimal 2011

Dola Yatra or Dola Melan :

Dola Yatra or Melana or Milan usually the festival says about Milan or Get together of Deities basically Lord Gopinath Dev and Lord Bhagabat from different nearby villages. Deities from different Villages and different Sahi Bhagabat Ghara come to the Melana Padia ( Field) by  Dola , a specially designed Temple like structure made up of Wood. The Main Daity ( Host Deity ) welcomes all deities and make arrangement for their stay. The Stay includes daily Bhoga and Puja.

Dola Milan / Bhagabat Milan at Tirimal Khurda Odisha : Its the Time to Return back to their respective village after last meeting.

Dola Yatra or Dola Melana Closing Ceremony , Tradition of Meeting and Farewell.

Closing Ceremony of Bhagabat Melan 

Friday, July 15, 2011

Bank of River Daya , the history famous river of the State on the Khordha - Puri State High Way

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Tirimal Daya Bridge : Monkies are passing from Tirimal to Beguniapada on the State High Way . This way is streached from Khordha ( Dist. Hqr) to Pattanaikia ( a stop on NH from Bhubaneswar to Puri). This was is very useful for travellors from South and West Odisha who, are visiting Puri through Khordha and Bhubaneswar. They Can bypass Bhubaneswar and Pipili to reach Puri.
Distance : Khordha to Puri 52 KM where as Distance from Khordha to Puri Via Bhubaneswar is 88 KM.

Monday, June 27, 2011

Maharaja Institute of Technology (MIT) Taraboi, Bhubaneswar Odisha

Maharaja Institute of Technology (MIT), the institution was established by Sony Foundation Trust Chaired by Mr. Manoj Kumar Palo, and jointly by trustees MAHARAJA Group., in the year of 2008. The Institution has managed its own campus with high tech laboratories, workshops, Good faculty, computerized library, National & international Magazines, Professional journals as well as Well-furnished separate boys and girls hostel with round the clock security measures.

Maharaja Institute of Technology

At/Po-Taraboi ( On the Way from Khurda to Puri )

Near IIT Bhubaneswar Dist-Khurda, Orissa

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Nearest railway station - Khurda road

Nearest Air Port - Bijupatnaik Air Port, Bhubaneswar

Nearest bus stop - Khurda , Beramunda, Bhubaneswar

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Thursday, April 21, 2011

Dola Yatra 2011, Dola Melan or Yatra Celebration at Tirimal Village of Khurda District.

Dola Yatra 2011 , Melan Padia at Village Tirimal, Khurda, Odisha
Abinash visiting The Melan Padia at Dola Yatra at Tirimal, Khurda

Abinash taking the taste of Gupchup at Melan Padia, Tirimal, Khurda Odisha
Fish Market, busy for selling , Melan Padia , Tirimal , Khurda

Trinath Opera ( Gana Natya) played (Free Sale ) for 4 days at Dola Yatra at Tirimal, Khurda
People enjoying shopping at Melan Padia , Tirimal , Khurda

Dola Yatra 2011 Tirimal Melan Padia , Khurda District
Raksha Bandhan : On Rakhi Purnima / Shraban Purnima

Friday, June 18, 2010

Temple City Bhubaneswar ; Railway Station at Master Canteen Front View

Bhubaneswar Railway Station at Master Canteen Chakka Bhubaneswar Odisha / Orissa , India 

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Crowded Bhubaneswar Railway Station
Orissa / Odisha , India  


Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Aragul, Near Jatni, Khurda ,where IIT , Orissa will be Established

IIT Orissa/Odisha schedued Area at Aragul Near Jatni, Khurda Road

See Video, Aragul about 6 K.M. from Jatni ( Khurda Road Jn ) 24 KM from Bhubaneswar and 6 KM from Khurda Dist.Hqr , where the IIT Orissa will be Established.

A passenger Train , 1st DMU from Palasa to Bhubaneswar is halting at Aragul PH , It is expected the PH will be upgraded to a Station as the Place is becoming more and more famous for IIT Orissa / Odisha

Sunday, September 28, 2008

Dhauli Giri near Bhubaneswar Puri High Way on the Bank of River Daya

Dhauli Giri near Bhubaneswar Puri High Way on the Bank of River Daya, where the great Kalinga war was placed between the Great King Ashok and the Kalinga Sena and the King changed his mind towards spiritualism from concqeering Lands after Lands,

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