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‘বন্ধুভরা বসুন্ধরা’ Come Cross the LineWander with Reshmi & Saikat comecrosstheline.wordpress.com Advertisements

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‘বন্ধুভরা বসুন্ধরা’

কফিতে কিছু মিশিয়ে দেয়নি তো? চিন্তাটা মাথা থেকে সরছিল না কিছুতেই। মাঝরাতে মধ্য তুরষ্কের গোরেমে গ্রামে যখন বাস থেকে নামলাম, শুনশান অন্ধকারে, হোটেল কিভাবে খুঁজে পাব ভাবছি, ঠিক এমনি সময়েই কোথা থেকে হাজির হয়েছিল সে। শীতের রাতে তার কাঠের ঘরে একটু উষ্ণতা, একটু আশ্রয় আর ধোঁয়া ওঠা কফির কাপ। আমরা চাইনি। সে দিয়েছিল। বিষিয়ে যাওয়া…

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বিশনইদের সঙ্গে

Bishnoi (Vishnoi) is a Hindu religious sect, residing in Rajasthan, India. They follow 29 principles given by their Guru Jambeshwar. They are directed not to cut trees or kill animals, birds, even insects. In this era of Global Warming these protectors of bio-diversity are truly commendable. This blog is based on a train-journey, on which we found them as co-passengers.

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শলাপরামর্শ: নিজ দায়িত্বে মিশর ভ্রমণ (Tips for Self Arranged Egypt Trip)

Egypt Travel Guide in Bengali

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Shivasamudra in Monsoon

Shivasamudram, situated in the South Indian state of Karnataka is a river island on the River Kaveri. Here the Kaveri splits in two streams, resulting two different cascades Gaganchukki Waterfall on west and Barachukki Waterfall in east. After flowing few kilometers towards south, the streams reunite and the land in between is what we call Shivasamudram. Both of the Waterfalls look fascinating during monsoon.

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বিষ্ণুপুরের ঝাপান উৎসব (Jhapan Festival of Bishnupur)

Jhapan Festival is held in few places of West Bengal, India on the last day of Bengali month of Sharavana (mid August). The celebration is devoted to the ill-tempered deity Manasa, the Goddess of Snakes. Bishnupur is the best place for experiencing Jhapan. A procession of snake-charmers in front of Royal Palace is the highlight of the festivals. Snake-charmers display different tricks with poisonous snakes in public

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সিংটির ভাই খাঁ পীরের মেলা (Bhai Khan Pirer Mela in Singti)

Singti is a rural area under District Howrah of West Bengal, India. Here, in winter potatoes grow in abundant. On the first day of the Bengali month of Magh (mid-January) a big fair called ‘Bhai Khna Pirer Mela’ is held in Singti. This is also referred as ‘Alur Damer Mela’ (Fair of potato curry) as ‘Alur Dam’ is the highlight of this occasion. Hundreds of sellers gather here to sell ‘Alur Dam’. This is a celebration for successful harvest of ‘Alu'(potato)

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তাঞ্জোর নৃত্যোৎসব (Tanjore Dance Festival)

During the era of the King Rajaraja Chola I, every evening people used to gather in the Brihadisvara Temple complex to cherish classical music, dance and Vedic chants. Beautiful evenings of that bygone era come alive now-a-days for one week. Every year, on the day of Mahashivaratri (falls during February-March) and following seven evenings, classical music and dances are performed here in the temple complex. It is not a big deal to see this type of performance on stage, but experiencing Indian tradition on an age old stone stage inside an ancient temple-complex… it was something different, a lifetime memory indeed!

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মণিপুরের বসন্তরাস (Basantarasa of Manipur)

Manipuri Rasa is an important classical dance tradition of India. Rasa is dedicated to Lord Krishna aka Sri Govindaji. Basantarasa, one of the five forms of Rasa is performed in the full moon day of Manipuri month of Sajibu (during March-April). This blog is featured on experiencing the spectacular, still soulful event of Basantarasa held in Sri Govindaji Temple of Imphal, Manipur. 

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