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Unique Raipur And Durg Divisions

Subtitle: Chhattisgarh, India

Authored By: Bishnu Mohan Panda

Publisher:  Authorspress

ISBN-13: 9789387281929

Year of Publication: 2018

Pages: 276

                                       Binding: Paperback(PB)

Category:  History / Political Science / Current Affairs

Price in Rs. 416.50

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Book Description

Book Contents


About the Book


This book Unique RaipurAnd Durg Divisions, Chhattisgarh, India is an attempt by the author to give an idea about the beauty of this area, which is linked with mythology. The book describes, inter-alia, in details, about the places linked with Lord Ram, the mighty river Mahanadi and it's reservoirs and Bhoramdeo temple, nestled in Satpura mountains which has a striking similarity with Khajuraho. Renowned and Sacred temple of Maa Bambleswari of Dongargarh, the Jain Shrines at Nagpura, Rajiv Lochan (Vishnu) temple at Rajim, gigantic Bhuteswar Mahadev which grows every year, Vallabhacharya temple of Champaran, Jaitkhamb of Guru GHASIDAS (symbol of truth) - the tallest tower in the country at Girodhpuri and Damakheda of Kabirpanthis will attract any religious tourist.

Old Capital city of the Siripur (city of wealth) on the banks of Mahanadi, buried in oblivion, where a whole city is found during archaeological Excavations, and the ancient, artistic and Brick built Laxman temple along with Excavated Buddha Vihars will charm any tourist. Visit to India's best planned, integrated green city, Naya Raipur along with Purkhouti Muktangan and jungle Safari is a must visit for any tourist. Through this book, one will get an insight in to the art and culture of the state and one will know many important fairs/Melas of the area like Rajyotsava, Rajim Kumbha, Champaran Mela and Siripur Dance festival etc. The book gives an idea about the salient features of the teachings of Guru Ghasi Das of Satnamis, Tenets of Kabir and Vaishnavite Saint Ballavacharya.

As no one can replicate the beauty of Raipur and Durg Divisions of Chhatishgarh, without visit and seeing the places in one's own eyes, the author also requests, one and all, to visit at least once, to this beautiful area, to have a feel of the place and to have a life time experience.

About the Author


The author was General Manager of PNB, director of EVEREST BANK LTD., NEPAL and Ex. Director in the boards of many companies. Presently, the author is engaged as a financial advisor in REC Power Distribution Company Ltd. (fully-owned subsidiary of REC LTD., A GOVT. OF INDIA ENTERPRISE).

For PROFESSIONAL requirement, the author had the opportunity tovisit different parts of the country and outside.The author is a passionatetraveller and many places attract him and Raipur Division (whichcomprises districts of Raipur, Dhamtari, Mahasamund, Balodabazar and Gariyaband) and Durg Division (which comprises the districts of Rajnandgaon, Kabirdham, Balod, Bemetera and Durg) are one of them. The author has researched a lot about this area and people, which is one of the most ancient land, with tribal and simple people inhabiting the area.

The present book - Unique Raipur and Durg Divisions - is the outcome of said efforts. This book along with other books of the author i.e., Beautiful Bastar, Uncharted Surguja and Captivating Bilaspur Division will give a complete view, about the tourist places, crafts and culture of entire state of Chhattisgarh, along with an idea about the trails of Lord Ram during exile, in the state.