Odisha (Orissa) an eastern coastal state of India . India is a country where most of the people belong to Hindu culture. We can obscure the history of Odisha from Hindu Puranas like Mahabharata,Ramayana, Maha Govinda Sutta and some other Puranas. According to history many powerful kings ruled this land and they produces many beautiful creatures during their ruling period. These are still some structures are present those explains the history of this land Odisha.
Odisha was not known by the same name throughout the history, earlier this land known by different names, some of those are Kalinga, Utkala, Mahakantara, Orda, Oddiyana etc. as per the name this land is full of great and powerful solders, artisans and farmers. The stone of those times are still present on temples and places present at different parts of Odisha.
Odisha (Orissa) the only state with an initial ‘O’ that says ‘OM’ which says how sacred this land piece of India is. It is sacred and special because of its rich heritage, high cultural value, splendid festivals, world class ancient architectural miracles, watch worthy unique natural beauties and broad fine beaches, state that blessed with one of the four Dhams Jagannath Temple, Asia’s biggest Chilika Lake which is called birds paradise that attracts tourist and birds across the global, world longest dam Hirakud Dam.
The Holy Golden Triangle consists of one of the seven ancient wonders Black Pagoda the Sun temple at Konark, glorious temple of Lord Jagannath at Puri (well known for splendid Ratha Yatra) and the Lingaraj temple at Bhubaneswar. Coastline that stretches up to 485km along the Bay of Bengal on its east. Beaches like Puri beach and Goplalpur beach are considered as the finest beach in the India.
History says the Kalinga War was happened here In 261 BCE, between the great Ashoka and Kingdom of Kalinga. Thousands of people are died on that war that deeply affected the heart of Ashoka. He turned into a pacifist and converted to Buddhism. At this great place the King Ashok turn into Dharma Ashok from Chanda Ashok.