festivals

Losar New Year Festival

February 24, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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Losar is the New Year and one of the most interesting festivals of the Buddhists. The trip takes in the Kathmandu valley during the celebrations of Losar, the Tibetan New Year, offering the opportunity to come into contact with a strong fascinating cultural world. In the Kathmandu valley lies a large community of Buddhists, including a large group of Tibetan refugees, who for the Losar organized countless celebrations and interesting events to which it is easy to participate and be welcome, fully enjoying the joviality and benevolence expressed by these people.

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flowers,

Radhachura

February 23, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Found in gay abundance in Bengal, the Radhachura flowers or Copper pod flowers are enticingly yellowish, cute in form.

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Krishnachura

February 22, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments



Known as Krishnachura, the crown of the Lord Krishna, the bright red flowers (and the yellow flowers of the Radhachura) give the city a bright look during the summer season.

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nature

Riverline

February 21, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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hooghly,

Love Bridge

February 20, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


A relatively new park in Kolkata, Millennium Park is situated along the strand on the beautiful backdrop of the eastern shore of Hooghly River for a stretch of 2.5 km. The park consists of landscaped gardens and children's amusement rides.

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Palash Flower: Flame of the Forest

February 19, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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Palash flower or Parrot flower also known by the name flame of the forest starts blooming at the end of January and around mid March it is in full bloom and is the most attractive flower of the season.
The jungles of Bengal are full of these and the petals feels like velvet and has become an indispensable part of the celebration of spring.

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Kolkata Spring

February 18, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Surely in the Spring myth was chosen to reflect moral truths, adopting an ancient theme, so universal, in a completely modern language. Spring, symbol of nature not so much intended as a season of the year as the universal force cyclical and regenerative power. The days start to get warm, the sun is again peeps , and the air is filled with the scent of nature that regenerates itself.

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cuisine,

Pickles

February 05, 2012 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments

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Chutney is a thick syrup made of fruits or vegetables. Achar or pickles are generally mustard oil based with spices and are either cooked or sun dried. There are countless versions of pickles. 

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