Dhenkanal attracts visitors due to natural beauty and temple around it. Some of us do not know much about this famous Astasambhu Temple. As per history Kualo was the capital of old Karamula.
Dhenkanal’s 22nd Book Fair started at Mini Stadium ground from February 1 and will be continue till Feb 8. Many book sellers joined in this fair along with some advertisers from different fields. People love to spend some quality time here with their family.
Apart from book stalls small food stalls, stage for different cultural function set up here. In the advertisers list many local schools joined like DPS Dhenkanal who trying to attract parents by showing their catalog, school models.
Some buyers bought books for their children, some seen in the medical books, few were in mythological books sections, but overall it is a good place and time to spend with books.
“Learning gives creativity. Creativity leads to thinking. Thinking provides knowledge. Knowledge makes you great.” ― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Two elephants died in dhenkanal forest range because of touching 11 kv electric wire, two forest officials suspended due to this reason.
Bhubaneswar: Tremors measuring 3.2 and 2.8 on the Richter scale were felt in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district on Saturday morning, the meteorological department said here. The first tremors, which lasted for two-three seconds were experienced at 8.18 a.m. and again at 11.21 a.m., said Sarat Chandra Sahu, director of the Regional Meteorological Centre here. Since it was a very low magnitude earthquake it only affected Dhenkanal and its surrounding areas, the official added. Though no casualties or damage were reported, the temblors created panic among residents who left their houses and came out in the open. (IANS)
DHENKANAL: Tremors in Dhenkanal on Saturday morning caused panic among the people who rushed out of buildings in both rural and urban areas.
Rekha Sahoo, a headmaster of a school in Paikadahikore village near Govindpur, 10 kms away from the district headquarters town, said students and teachers ran outside the school when the first tremor was felt. “We did not go in for one hour apprehending more tremors,” she said.
People in residential areas of the town rushed out of their houses. “We clearly felt the tremor. We were terrified and came out into the open,” said Pravash Mohapatra, a local. No damage has been reported so far.
The low intensity earthquakes were recorded around 8.18 am and 11.21 am and lasted for a few seconds.
Dhenkanal surrounded with many temples outside of it and they are not very far from the town. Here are the list of places which you can visit in your weekend.
- Sai Ganesh
- Balaram temple
- Budhi thakurani – by pass
- sai asharam
- Ananta Sayana- talcher
- Ramchandi – gudiakateni
- Naganatheswar temple:
Dhenkanal city now have a software company which opened on 2nd October at their deulasahi office, their main focus is to make our city disgital friendly, so that even a small shop here will have a website with all his/ her business details. Skytopper Software Services now offer services like website development, software application, testing, contents, social media management, branding etc.
If you get kicks out of completing challenges that most people think you can never conquer, the Kapilash temple is the right place to go. Located around 40 kilometers from the quite village of Deulasahi in Dhenkanal, Kapilash is one the hottest tourism destinations in the state of Odisha.
At the entrance point of the temple complex you can barely understand the exact height of the hill on top of which the temple is located. Once inside, it’s a one kilometre walk to the foot of the hill from which the stairs to the temple start. A tiny yet squeaky clean temple dedicated to the Hindu goddess in cow form marks the beginning of your journey upwards. A number of visitors turn down the challenge and only pay their respects to the last couple of steps at the bottom.
There is also an alternative path to the temple going around the entire hill. This is a 4 kilometre journey that can be traversed by car. The journey through the forests and perpendicular to the base of the hill is the one most tourists and locals fear to take. It is the one containing 1500+ steps.
The right way to climb these stairs is to go slow and rest after every 150-200 steps for maximum 5 minutes. It is also advisable to wear light cotton clothes and carry glucose water that can provide the energy boosts required. Since most tourists prefer the location during winters, the Kapilash trek can treat your eyes to some of the most astounding sceneries you can imagine. An interesting aspect of the trek is that there are no recommended stops or spots from where the view of the other mountains is beautiful, it is rather a continuous process of discovery. In fact it is possible at Kapilash that you might have experienced a view that no other tourist ever has.
There are several stories of Kapilash in Indian mythology and when you walk up these dark stone steps through the dense forest cover you can only wonder how life was hundreds of years ago.
Watch this space for more stories on Kapilash and the beautiful Dhenkanal.
Dhenkanal is a quiet little town in the middle of nowhere, Odisha. Surrounded by little hills that are small enough to tempt you to climb them and large enough for you to spend hours staring at them, Dhenkanal has the charm of the medieval times. Interestingly however in a location where constructions are so far and few between, the region has excellent roads that ensures a constant tourist flow. There are several places to see around the region and one of the biggest highlights is the mysterious and famed Kapilash temple, located on the top of a hill that you have to climb more than 1500 steps to reach.
In spite of the sparse population and an extremely laid back nature to the district, Dhenkanal has some of the best colleges in Odisha and in fact, India. The IIMC (Indian Institute of Mass Communication) is one such example.
The right time to visit Dhenkanal is during the Laxmi Puja in October when the entire town comes alive. Unlike the carnival during Durga Puja in the neighbouring state of Bengal, Odisha has a much longer and sustained celebration during Laxmi Puja that goes on over two weeks. Families and communities come together to celebrate this event and you can understand the spirit of the festival weeks ahead when the frequency of guests coming over for chit chat increases.
Dhenkanal also boasts of an extended market place that sells everything one can imagine available in a metro. For people looking to collect authentic Odiya artefacts, sample the most genuine Odiya cuisine or experience the true culture of the state, Dhenkanal is the place to be.
Laxmi Puja celebration in the district headquarters town kicked off in a grand way at about 40 puja pandals on Tuesday. The festivities would continue till October 18.
Distinct and innovative pandals have come up in the seven km stretch from College Square to Korian Bypass. Laxmi Puja has been celebrated in the area since 1923.
This year, the puja pandal in Ratan Bazaar is celebrating its golden jubilee while that of Gopabandhu Bazaar is observing silver jubilee. Social issues and themes have found a major display in several pandals.
Adding to the festivities, Odisha Rural Development and Marketing Society (ORMAS) and district administration are organising a national level Pallishree Mela at Dhenkanal main stadium. As many as 227 stalls have been set up by entrepreneurs from 15 States in the fair.
District and police administration have made elaborate arrangements to ensure an incident-free puja. The focus of district police is on strict traffic management in town. Joint Puja Committee chairman Gyanendra Behera expressed satisfaction over the arrangements made by the district and police administration.
As many as 16 platoons of police force including 12 from outside the district have been deployed in the town. The Puja Bazaars have been divided into five sectors each headed by a DSP. Fifteen temporary police outposts with extra personnel have been set up to keep an eye on mischief mongers during puja celebration.
Source: New Indian Express
Sri Sri Radhakrushna Jiu Temple – Jadupati Vihar Marg – Dhenkanal
Dhenkanal have a big stadium for most of the sports and district level activity, but still administration feel happy and easy to organize events in mini stadium due to easy entry and space for stalls.
Events like Pustak Mela, Palishree Mela, Laxmi Puja bazaar, Diwali cracker stall during puja, food events, cricket matched fixed in this mini field. If you think of any idea, how more efficiently we can use it. Please send your email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Dhenkanal is tourist place have many thing to see. Here we have better hotels, guest house and restaurants. Sneha Hotel & Resort, Dhenkanal is one of the good option to stay in dhenkanal towm.
A group people now started helping around dhenkanal town. They have mostly helping needy people, poor people, suffering women, old men and women.
Dhenkanal town have many private and best govt schools, still day by day as population of city rising, more and more parents want their child to take admission in best place.
We have central school, monfort school, BB high school, Xavier school, saraswati sishu mandir and many best schools, still there is opportunity to start a school here which make synergy group to think of DPS.
Now sure we can get better students and future of dhenkanal seems bright.
Surya Hotel, Dhenkanal – Best Place for Food, Party, Reception and Marriage
In dhenkanal we have many historical places and statues of important person. We have few stamba in town like baji rout sruti stamba and amar jawan shahid stuti stamba which is located in front of dhenkanal bus stand.
Gaja Laxmi Puja in dhenkanal celebrated each year, all over town decorated with lighting and pandals. Stalls opened for different type of products from each state which mostly cover all type of products.
Laxmi Puja in dhenkanal is not far, slowly town will be decorated, planning done by authority, police, traffic, organizers of each bazaar. Are You ready for your laxmi puja shopping? Start saving and plan the items you want to buy this time.
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