Buddhism and Pargalpur,Odisha-

The Vajrayan form of Buddhism religion originated in Odisha before spreading to Mangolia through Tibet, China, and Japan. There are many remnants of Buddhism throughout Odisha and Baudh in particular. Baudh is the town in India that has its name derived from Buddha. Such a huge number of remains, points out the fact that inContinue reading “Buddhism and Pargalpur,Odisha-“

Mining, Development and Sustainable Development

Mining is indispensable to meet the growing needs of energy and raw materials.In our part of Western Odisha, there is huge deposits of Coal, Iron ores, Lime stones, etc, and thus the huge numbers of mining activities fulfilling the needs of thermal powerplants, steel, and cement industries of the state and the country. Mining activitiesContinue reading “Mining, Development and Sustainable Development”

Rock Art paintings of Bhimamandali and signs of human civilisations -My travel diary

29th of December 2020,another intresting travel diary. It is felt like discovering a treasure, to all of us.After getting an information about rock arts at the dense forests of Rairakhol we trio, myself, Ashok Panda Sir and Kaushik Guru embarked upon a jouney of biking followed by tracking the jungles and climbing upto a heightContinue reading “Rock Art paintings of Bhimamandali and signs of human civilisations -My travel diary”

Ranipur-Jharial.The 64 Yogini temple-My travel diary.

Western Odisha is a place of many historic sites. Worship places of different religions and cults in different times of the past were being discovered around many places of western Odisha. One such very rare site of 64 yogini temple which was first to be discovered was at Ranipur-Jharial or Sindrikela.The other being at HaripurContinue reading “Ranipur-Jharial.The 64 Yogini temple-My travel diary.”

Waterfowl census 2021-An unique experience.

Counting the winged beauties in and around the Hirakud reservoir was an unforgettable moment of lifetime for me. Wetland International conducts a waterfowl census every year, all over the world. Odisha Forest Department under the age is of Wetland International too contributes to the census from different locations where birds are found in plenty. TheContinue reading “Waterfowl census 2021-An unique experience.”

Borra Caves-a tourist destination

Borra caves-one of the beautiful tourist site in the Ananthagiri hills is around 90KMs distance from Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Borra- the name is originated from the Oriya language means Hole. Discovered in 1807 by British Geologist King William, the caves are naturally formed from limestone rock deposits. The anthropology department from Andhra University found toolsContinue reading “Borra Caves-a tourist destination”

Jharsuguda and it’s Ancient RockArts.

Jharsuguda, a District Headquarters and small town in western Odisha is connected with an Airport and Railways .The town was known as Jharguda in the earlier days when railways section of Raigarh-Jharsuguda in 1st August 1890 was opened .The station was first named as Sambalpur Road and then Jharguda and then Jharsuguda. The present dayContinue reading “Jharsuguda and it’s Ancient RockArts.”