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[Guest Post] Konark Sun Temple: The Black Pagoda

The Konark Sun Temple, built in the 13th century, in India takes its name from the Sanskrit words, Kona (corner) and Arka (sun) in dedication to the Sun god Surya. 453 more words

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[Guest Post] Road Trip To The Largest Buddhist Monastery In South Asia

The Traveloholic set out to visit the amazing Buddhist monastery located in Jirang, Eastern India and share it with us. The photographs are stunning, I can only imagine how magnificent it would be to see and feel this place in person. 490 more words

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Best Wishes to my dear students

As per your need and wishes, opening this one for your use.  I sincerely intend to bestow my best wishes to you all in your CHSE XII EXAM, 2015 scheduled for today.  7 more words

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Konark - Chariot of the Sun God

Worshipping the Sun God in Hinduism goes back to the Vedic period. Surya, Aditya, Aruna or hundred other names represented the Sun God who was being worshipped in a form or the other. 377 more words

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A Banjara Pot Cushion from Odisha

Travellers looking for an authentic tribal experience of rustic simple living need to go to more and more remote places as most regions are now getting urbanised and modern. 86 more words

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Gajlaxmi Palace, Dhenkanal, Odisha

As you approach Dhenkanal on National Highway 42 it is almost impossible to visually locate Gajlaxmi Palace. The Palace is the home of the Dhenkanal royal family and is quietly tucked away on Megha Hill overlooking vast stretches of forests. 198 more words

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The land from where Dhamma sprang

Even as shadows trailing the dying embers of sunlight enveloped the hills of Dhauli, the victorious emperor alighted from his steed and cast his gaze around the land he had conquered. 564 more words