Ja Devi Sarva Bhuteshu

The Durga Puja or Dussehra is going to start in few days. As it’s one of the most important festivals of India, people are busy in preparation. Dussehra is one of the top attractions of Cuttack (pronounced as ka-ta-ka), my beloved city where I live in (I will write more about it later). When people are busy in preparation for decorating the city and Puja Mandaps with attractive gates, lights, beautiful silver filigrees and statues of Maa Durga with other side god and goddesses. But the Puja already started at all Shakti Peethas of Orissa. Goddesses are worshiped in different veshas during these days. One of the Shakti Peetha of Cuttack – Jaya Durga is situated near my home (Chauliaganja, Cuttack). I was out of city for a couple of days, so I missed some veshas of Jaya Durga, but since last two days I am visiting the temple in the evening and taken photos of Goddess. I will post all those in this post, so please read this tomorrow to see something new.

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Web Shortcuts on your Desktop

Do you want to create a shortcut of any of your favorite or most used websites? You might have heard of Google Calendar or Gmail shortcuts on desktop. You might have heard web shortcuts in Google Chrome. Do you want to create such a shortcut which will open in other browser of your choice. I will tell how to make these shortcuts. It’s too easy and you don’t need any other tool. I assume that you use Windows.

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Odisha’s Got Talent

“Utkarsha kala ra desha… Utkala” – Country of excellent arts… Utkala (the old name of Odisha/Orissa). Odisha is full of excellent arts. Let it be beautiful status and temples (Sun temple of Konark, Shri Jagannath temple, Puri are few names from the pool), Tarakashi (Filigrees made from silver wires) of Cuttack, Chadua (Applique works) of Pipili. I named few arts and handicrafts here, but there are many, I will discuss them in detail later. Dance art of Odishi is also world famous. In addition to all these arts, the sand art done by few talented youth on the Puri beach is also caught the eye of world in recent years.

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