festivals

Radha Ashtami

February 27, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Radha Ashtami, or Radhashtami, Radha's birthday is celebrated on the eighth day of the Shukla Paksha, during the waxing moon in the month of Bhadrapada August or September. In Brihad Gautamiya Tantra, Radharani is described as the direct counterpart of Lord Krishna, the primeval power of the Lord. The love of Radha Krishna is the symbol of the union of two souls, infinite and unconditional. Radha is the hladini shakti of Krishna.

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heritage

National Library of India

February 12, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


National Library, the largest library in the Indian Union. The hefty neo Renaissance National Library of India established in 1836 at Belvedere, near Alipore, once the home of the Lieutenant Governors of Bengal is the largest repository of print resources in India by volume Built in Italian renaissance style. The building that houses the library was the official residence of the Governor of Bengal in the colonial era.

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places

Kolkata Chinatown

February 10, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


There is a Chinatown in Tangra, Kolkata, where you can taste the dishes of Hakka cuisine adapted to the Bengali taste. Its the most authentic Chinese cuisine and true to tradition, but it is very tasty. Located between Park Circus and the fine area of Salt lake City, the district of Tangra is often referred to as the new Chinatown of Kolkata. Abound, in fact, shops and restaurants run by Chinese, made ​​quite unusual for an Indian city.

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stadiums

Eden Gardens

February 10, 2014 Kalyan Panja 1 Comments


Eden Gardens have been carried out in 1840 named after the sisters of Lord Auckland, the former governor general. Sports enthusiasts can try their hand with the understanding of a game of cricket the national sport, is played at the stadium, in turn housed within the Eden Gardens, where there is also the Burmese pagoda. If you are fond of cricket you can not miss a visit to Eden Gardens, the second cricket stadium in the world after the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia.

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transport

Kolkata Cabs

February 09, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Generally, the ubiquitous quintessential yellow ambassador models manufactured by Hindustan Motors are used for taxis that greets almost every visitor in Kolkata, but these days Maruti vans, Indicas and Maruti Zens are also running on the streets of Kolkata as taxis and cabs.

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