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Mahadev Temple in Devbaloda is 13th Century Shrine by Kalchuris

The ancient Mahadev temple in Devbaloda was built by the Kalchuris in 13th Century. Kalchuris have built many shrines across Chhattisgarh. But the mythological figures in this temple depicts clearer sketch of Kalchuri’s imagination. Perhaps, a sing of their belief getting firmer. How to Reach Mahadev Temple in Devbalod The Mahadev temple in Devbaloda is […]

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Rajim Kumbh and Rajiv Lochan Mandir The Hallmarks of Rajim

Rajim was always a pilgrim, but it was not until Rajim Kumbh when it was finally marked in map of India. The holy bath in confluence of three rivers in Rajim during Kumbh titled this city as the Prayag of Chhattisgarh. Rajim is one among the ancient cities of Chhattisgarh and it existed ever since […]

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A Hang out at Suspension Bridge in Mahadev Ghat, Raipur

In 2018, Mahadev Ghat, Raipur had many new additions to its ambience. Most notable of it being the Suspension Bridge, built across river Kharun. It’s one of a kind in Chhattisgarh. About the Premise Mahadev Ghat is a sight of religious significance for people in Raipur. It’s a group of shrines dedicated to many gods […]

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Bhand Deul is a 9th Century Shrine Amidst 21st Century Village in Arang

Arriving Bhand Deul temple in Arang, Chhattisgarh is an experience of its own kind. Between the narrow streets of a village, clearing natural hurdles like goats and cows etc, all of a sudden it appears. The scene on arrival at Bhand Deul temple demonstrate an amazing perspective, little different from other locations in Chhattisgarh. It’s a routine village view, […]

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Exploring Siyadevi Temple in Blaod, Chhattisgarh!

Siyadevi temple in Balod, Chhattisgarh is an interesting destination. Surrounded with natural beautiful landscapes, this temple was once visited by lord Rama. Do you know why? Siyadevi temple is 2 hours 40 mins drive from Raipur on Durg-Bhilai road that further leads to Balod via Gunderdehi. The roads are well constructed and there’s hardly any […]

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Khallari Temple Straight Up to 842nd Stair

Khallari temple is a two hours drive from Raipur on Rajim Expressway ditching it on the turn to Mahasamund. It is a religious place similar to Dongargarh or Chandi Mandir in Chhattisgarh. The temple is situated on a hill top in the village Khallari and it is known to attract people during full moon day […]

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The Buried City of Sirpur

What really makes Chhattisgarh stand out from rest of India that it didn’t fall a victim of the Mughals or the Colonial rule. As a result, it was least destroyed by  war but only by calamities. Sirpur is one such example of a magnificent civilisation that found it’s peace during an earthquake at some time […]

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Bhoramdev The Shiva of Kawardha

Kawardha, a place with one of the most marvellous landscapes in Chhattisgarh has a form of Shiva know just to a few. Just a 40 mins drive from nearest city Kawardha is this magnificent temple Bhoramdev. It’s a temple of lord Shiva, recognised as Bhoramdev by the tribes of Kawardha. An alter story mention that this […]

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The Temple of Jatmai

Jatmai is a place of worship and the people of Gariabandh have a lot of faith on this temple. In just 30 mins of distance from Ghatarani, there’s this holy site called Jatmai where Goddess Jatmai resides. Jatmai Mata holds an special importance in the heart of people living in Gariabandh and they’ve been paying a […]

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The Waterfall of Ghatarani

There are more than 35 waterfalls in Chhattisgarh and Ghatarani is one of the best The waterfall of Ghatarani is about 2:30 hrs (85 kms) away from Raipur via NH30 and NH130. Suitable time to visit is during rains or soon after monsoon and keep two pairs of extra clothes so to enjoy the waterfall […]

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Crowded with disciples yet so peaceful at Champaran

Vallabhachara took his avatar at Champaran in Chhattisgarh Started for Champaran and it was an easy passage through Naya Raipur and after 1-2 km of awkward patch, rest of the road is just smooth and easy. Google Map however was damn confused in Naya Raipur so count on signboards, they work just fine. You can find […]

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The Frog Island of Chhattisgarh Madku Dweep

Madku Dweep is a very small island surrounded by river on all the sides in landlocked state of Chhattisgarh In just about an hour drive from Bilaspur there’s an island whose view from top looks like a frog. Mandaku is frog in pure Hindi and hence the name frog island of Chhattisgarh. In an alter […]