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Shankh Kshetr (Sanskrit: शंख ख्सेत्र | Oriya: ସମ୍ଖ କ୍ଷେତ୍ର) Orissa , India


Sankh Khsetra (Sanskrit: संख ख्सेत्र | Oriya: ସମ୍ଖ କ୍ଷେତ୍ର) {Meaning: A Conch shell shaped holy region} is one of the 4 sacred sections of Puri City, Orissa, India. This region is also known as Puri Dham with 115 prominent locations, geographically oriented in a Conch shell shaped premise that includes Sri Jangannatha swamy temple (abode to Balabhadra, Jagannatha and […]

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Orissan temple architecture


Orissa is a land of temples. The concentration of the largest number of temples all over the state has made it a centre of unique attraction for scholars, Indologists, tourists and others. Out of the five different types of architecture, that is: devotional, memorial, civil, military and domestic, we mainly come across the devotional type […]

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