Tagged: Bishnupur

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Faces of India – 202

Slightly willing, slightly shy… she could hardly make eye contact with me when I asked for a photograph. Till then she was enthusiastically interviewing me about my Bishnupur experience as a tourist. It was...

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Faces of India – 154

A Baluchari silk sari weaver, from Bishnupur, West Bengal. The room was quite dimly lit, I was wondering how the weaver worked in such low light. The electricity charges are high he said. Faces...

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Souvenir Bankura Horse

Bankura horse is a must buy souvenir from Bishnupur. These horses are made of terracotta and have very unique shape and features. The villages where the terracotta horses and elephants are made in large...

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Panch Ratna, Shyama Raya Temple

Five Towered Temple of Bishnupur, West Bengal. Shyama Raya Temple is a typical example of Panch Ratna (five tower) style of temple architecture. There is one huge one in the centre and four slightly...

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Bishnupur Temple Tour, West Bengal

The Bishnupur temple tour! As soon as you reach there local guides will be flocking around you, which may seem irritating, but I tell you hire one; it is worth the money you will...

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Photo Essay on Jor Bangla Mandir Panels

See the post on Jor Bangla Mandir HERE.This post has series of pictures of the terracotta panels on Jor Bangla mandir (temple) façade.Terracotta has a shelf life of 300 years. During 16th century when...