Come peep into Orissa – a state that you have never known it as.
Discover one of the most holy place on earth which is piously included in the Char Dhams as revered by Hindus.
Amit Sahoo takes us on a picturesque journey and this place is sure special for him – his birthplace – smell of incense and muse of the cultural heritage of Orissa is what Amit first breathed of!
His memory holds artistic images of Lord Jagganatha seated on his divine throne.
Though, born in the nature’s bounty called Orrisa, Amit moved on to Kolkotta, as his father’s job got him posted in the new city.
Growing up and seeing the beauty that Orissa bestowed on the face of India via internet and media capturings – Amit could not resist but visit his birthplace and thus began is artful pilgrimage to the holy lands of the state.
Temple of the Lord of the world – The Jagannath Temple in Puri is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Jagannath ( an incarnation of Lord Vishnu). Located in the coastal town of Puri the temple is famous for its annual Rath Yatra, or chariot festival, in which the three main temple deities are hauled on huge and elaborately decorated temple cars. The festival draws numerous devotees.
The Collage as represented below is our lens man’s angles of capturing the natural richness and cultural heritage of Orissa.
The Sanaghagara Waterfall
This water fall originates in the Kendujhar district of Orissa, located at a distance of 6 km from the district headquarters (Kendujhar) of Kendujhar district; the falls are located at a distance of 3 kilometers on the upstream of Badaghagara Waterfall.
The famous Sanaghagara waterfall with perennial stream adds to the natural beauty of the place closely surrounded by a forest range attracting large number of visitors throughout the year. The area is an extremely undulating terrain with hills, pediments and a “V” shaped narrow valley.
It is one of the famous picnic spots of Kendujhar District. Thousands of tourists come to the place throughout the year.
Badaghagara is located at a distance of 9 km from the district headquarters (Kendujhar) of Kendujhar district. Being a perennial source of water, a dam has constructed on the downstream side. It is situated at a distance of 3 kilometers on the downstream of Sanaghagara Waterfall.
* Story edited/developed by Chitralok creative editor – Aditi Bhardwaj.