Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Srimanta Sankaradeva Kakakshetra,Guwahati

Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra is a multi-arts complex situated at
Guwahati, about 5 km from Dispur, in Kamrup District. It was named
after the great 16th century saint and reformer Srimanta Sankaradeva -
the father of Assamese literature. The Kalakshetra aims to preserve and
promote the socio cultural heritage of Assam. Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra has an open air theatre and a central museumThe open air theater, which can hold about 3000 persons at a time, is the venue for folk festivals, traditional dance and drama. Lalit-Kala
Bhavan, Silpagram,Dr.Babendra Nath Saikia Childrens park, Heritage Park
and a well established library are the other features of Kalakshetra. and on that day Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra was organising Eastern
India Folk Cultural Festival under patronisation of Sangeet Natak
Akademi New Delhi, from 28th to 31st March,2008
(gautam & rupam)

View of Kalakhetra taken from Ranghar

A model of Ranghar at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakhetra

A different view of Ranghar at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakhetra

Night view of Ranghar at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakhetra

Jharkhand folk dance going on during Eastern India Folk Cultural festival at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakhetra

Eastern India Flok Cultural Festival,28 th To 31st March,2008 at Srimanta Sankaradeva Kakakshetra,Guwahati

Assamese traditional 'JAPI' at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakhetra

Namghar at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakhetra

Workshop on Bihu dance at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakhetra

Open air theatre with a capicity of approx 3000 spectators at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakhetra

Solar Panels at a glance at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakhetra

Alternate Power source through Solar panels at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakhetra

Bull fighting at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakhetra

View of Ranghar from a distance at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakhetra

Sulture of a man playing musical instrument

one of the dance designed on the walls of Srimanta Sankardev Kalakhetra

Basistha Devalaya

Another sunday trip...this time our destination was Basistha Ashram
TempleBasistha Muni Temple alias Basistha Ashram is situated on Sadhya Chal
Hill about 12km from Guwahati. It is believed to be the Hermitage of
Basistha Muni (Vasistha), a famous saint and scholar and the author of
the famous Epic Ramayana. and there we took some photographs and we
went inside Lord Ganesha's temple..and saw the water streams was a very pleasant guys please submit ur comments
about our photos which we uploaded...
(gautam & rupam)

main entrance to Basistha Ashram, Guwahati

Lord Gansha's temple at Basistha Muni Temple, Guwahati

Basistha Muni (Vasistha), a famous saint and scholar and the author of the famous Epic Ramayana..

Lord Ganesha's 'bahan'



ancient sculpturing of Lord Ganesha on the rocks

at Basistha Devalaya,Guwahati

Shadows on the walls

my brother gautam & me