Kailashahar"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

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    Unakoti - Unakoti dates back to the 7th century. Unakoti is famous for waterfall and a few stone images, rock cut carvings and murals. Unakoti is a pilgrimage spot for the Shaivas. The word ‘Unakoti’ means ‘one less than a crore.’ According to Hindu mythology, on the way to Kashi, Lord Shiva and ‘Unakoti’ gods and goddesses stayed back at this place, for a night. When Lord Shiva tried to wake them before dawn, they failed to get up and were cursed to stones. Therefore, the place consists of one less than a crore stone carvings or images.The most prominent of the rock cut carvings are the big Ganesha figures and the central Shiva head. The Shiva head also called the ‘Unakotiswara Kal Bhairava’ has a height of some 30 ft and is inclusive of a head-dress that is of a height of 10 ft. On one side of the head-dress, there is a full-size figure of Goddess Durga standing on a lion and on the other side; there is a female figure. Also, three images of Nandi Bull are found to be half buried in the ground.

     

    Chouddo Devotar Mandir - The ‘Chouddo Devotar Mandir’ or 14 deities’ temple is situated at a distance of about 14 km from the city of Agartala. The temple is dedicated to Ama or the mother of the people of Tripura, also known as Tripuri. According to legends, Maharaja Manikya dreamt that an idol of Tripura Sundari should be installed by means of shifting the idol from where he found it.The temple is situated on a tortoise-shaped small convex hill and has entrances from the north and the west. The roof of the temple consists of four slanting ‘Chhaar Chaalas’ that holds a lotus-shaped structure in the middle and looks like a modified Buddhist stupa. Lake Kalyansagar lies on the eastern side of the temple. A popular festival called Kharchi festival is celebrated at this temple compound. On this occasion, the temple is visited by thousands of devotees, who pay homage to the deity. The temple is inclusive of several ancient paintings, shlokas and stone inscriptions. The main idol of the temple is made of touch stone and is of a height of more than a metre. The idol belongs to the period of 10th or 12th century and is installed on a stone altar. The Goddess has an oval face and her two forelimbs are in a gesture of a Devi. There is also a crown on her matted hair and a garland of severed heads.

     

    Lakhi Narayan Bari - This temple is considered an icon of Lord Krishna, installed by Krishnananda Sevayet and is valued as an antique monument.

     

    Tea Estates - A visit to the tea plantations with the history dating back to 1916 can be done. At this place, tea is grown in a traditional manner and consists of good blending qualities. The place is also popular for producing organic tea.

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    Unakoti - Unakoti dates back to the 7th century. Unakoti is famous for waterfall and a few stone images, rock cut carvings and murals. Unakoti is a pilgrimage spot for the Shaivas. The word ‘Unakoti’ means ‘one less than a crore.’ According to Hindu mythology, on the way to Kashi, Lord Shiva and ‘Unakoti’ gods and goddesses stayed back at this place, for a night. When Lord Shiva tried to wake them before dawn, they failed to get up and were cursed to stones. Therefore, the place consists of one less than a crore stone carvings or images.The most prominent of the rock cut carvings are the big Ganesha figures and the central Shiva head. The Shiva head also called the ‘Unakotiswara Kal Bhairava’ has a height of some 30 ft and is inclusive of a head-dress that is of a height of 10 ft. On one side of the head-dress, there is a full-size figure of Goddess Durga standing on a lion and on the other side; there is a female figure. Also, three images of Nandi Bull are found to be half buried in the ground.

     

    Chouddo Devotar Mandir - The ‘Chouddo Devotar Mandir’ or 14 deities’ temple is situated at a distance of about 14 km from the city of Agartala. The temple is dedicated to Ama or the mother of the people of Tripura, also known as Tripuri. According to legends, Maharaja Manikya dreamt that an idol of Tripura Sundari should be installed by means of shifting the idol from where he found it.The temple is situated on a tortoise-shaped small convex hill and has entrances from the north and the west. The roof of the temple consists of four slanting ‘Chhaar Chaalas’ that holds a lotus-shaped structure in the middle and looks like a modified Buddhist stupa. Lake Kalyansagar lies on the eastern side of the temple. A popular festival called Kharchi festival is celebrated at this temple compound. On this occasion, the temple is visited by thousands of devotees, who pay homage to the deity. The temple is inclusive of several ancient paintings, shlokas and stone inscriptions. The main idol of the temple is made of touch stone and is of a height of more than a metre. The idol belongs to the period of 10th or 12th century and is installed on a stone altar. The Goddess has an oval face and her two forelimbs are in a gesture of a Devi. There is also a crown on her matted hair and a garland of severed heads.

     

    Lakhi Narayan Bari - This temple is considered an icon of Lord Krishna, installed by Krishnananda Sevayet and is valued as an antique monument.

     

    Tea Estates - A visit to the tea plantations with the history dating back to 1916 can be done. At this place, tea is grown in a traditional manner and consists of good blending qualities. The place is also popular for producing organic tea.

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