Thursday, February 16, 2017

Ramatirtha - Jashipur - Mayurbhanj - Odisha - Waterfall - Crocodile - a Famous Picnic Place

Ramatirtha:

Rama Temple
 Ramatirtha of Mayurbhanj is very famous in Odisha due to its natural beauties, waterfall, crocodile breeding center and temple of Sri Rama.

Ramatirtha Waterfall
 As per the Indian mythological history, during the days of Tretaya Yuga, Lord Sri Rama along with Devi Sita and Brother Laxman passed thorugh the forest of Similipal; where due to tiredness Sita sat on the platue for a while and she wash her face and feet in the river that flows beneath.

Ramatirtha Waterfall
 Then onwards, Ramatirtha of Mayurbhanj became a legendary place in the name of Sri Rama and Devi Sita. 

Ramatirtha Waterfall
 Every year on Makar Sankranti (Mid of January), Local peoples celebrate Tusu festival. Tusu is a type of tribal and local song, on which the people used to dance in a group.

Ramatirtha Waterfall
 Ramatirtha is located nearby Jashipur town of Mayurbhanj district of Odisha. Ramatirtha is located beneath the feet of Similipal National Park.

Rama Temple
 It is the only Crocodile breeding Center of Mayurbhanj district which attracts lots of tourist to visit. Mayurbhanj district is fully sheltered with vast natural resources and exquisites, that attracts lacs of tourist every year. 

Ramatirtha Waterfall
 The crocodiles kept at Ramatirtha of Mayurbhanj are Mugger Crocodiles' (Crocodylus palustris).

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Chandaneswar Shiva Temple - Chandaneswar - Balasore - Odisha

Chandaneswar Shiva Temple:

Chandaneswar Temple
 The holy shrine of Lord Chandaneswar is a religious centre not only for the people of Balasore District but also places adjacent West Bengal.  

Main Entrance Gate
 It is a unique sight to see the devotees flock together in hundreds everyday and in thousands on festive occasion like Chadak mela for Darshan of the Lord which falls in April every week. 

Chandaneswar Temple View
 Chandaneshwar is in Balasore district of Orissa. Regular transport is available from Jaleswar in Orissa and Digha in West Bengal.

Other Temples in Chandaneswar Temple Complex
 It is very near to New Digha; one can go from Digha to New Digha Bus stand by bus/Auto then take shared auto /van rickshaw for Temple.

Another View of Chandaneswar Temple
 It is 6kms from Digha, 42kms from Jaleswar and 100 kms from Balasore Town.

Front View of Chandaneswar Temple
 Regular Bus Services Running from Jaleswar and Balasore to Chandaneswar.

Another View of Chandaneswar Temple

Other Temples in Chandaneswar Temple Complex