Puri: Swan Regale Hotels, Guest House India 

Puri: Swan Regale

We moved some time ago to the Swan Regal estate. Now we live in a multi-family block as in a big housing estate. The fact that we are in India, however, causes several important differences in the landscape. I am thinking especially of the habits of Indian residents supported in this fragrant concrete modernity of the place. Bonfires on the estate... Read More
Puri: Ratha Yatra – the biggest festival of the year Culture India Interesting facts 

Puri: Ratha Yatra – the biggest festival of the year

Rath Yatra Festival, an annual “chariot journey”. Traditionally located in Puri – in the state of Orissa – is associated with the figure of Sri Jagannatha. When the festival falls Rath Yatra takes place on Ashadha Shukla Dwitiya, which is the second day after the new month of Ashadha’s Hindu calendar. According to the Gregorian calendar, this time falls on... Read More
Little about Orissa India Interesting places 

Little about Orissa

This place is called Jagannath Puri, or Puri, the land of Jagannatha Essentially, in our tightly defined categories that most often include only the “four major world religions” or simply “our world” and “exoticism” one could conclude that Hinduism prevails in this land as well as in the rest of India. This, however, is a very flattening subject, I would... Read More