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My Town – Part 2

Some more pics of my town. I went on a photographing spree especially for my blog!!

This is a park built recently for beautification of town. Nice place especially for kids as there are lots of swings,slides and roundabouts. Thats me walking by as my accomplice took the snap.

An artificial crocodile of the park.

An artificial hippopotamus of the park.

The biggest road of my town…Central Avenue..running right across heart of town..captured in early morning sunlight.

This is the front view of the public-sector organisation owned hotel called “Bhilai Hotel”….where all the ministers and VIPs stay when they come to Bhilai. Thats the Nataraj…..Or Figure of Dancing Lord Shiva.

This is the entrance gate to the hotel.

This is another park….Pioneer’s Monument park…..a hangout of couples mostly.

This is an art gallery where exhibitions of paintings or sculptures are held.

This is my high school …one of the best schools of my town.

This is another major road of my town called the Forest Avenue.

This is another park called the Jawahar Udyaan and the structure is called Wheel of Excel.

Love my hometown, its greenery, its peace…..No matter where I go, whenever train enters the station of my town….I feel so relaxed and at home.

My Town – Part 1

Some photos of my hometown…..This is the Rail Chowk (where four roads meet). The monument depicts a long railway track surrounding the Earth.

The most famous verse from the Bhagvad Gita (a holy book of Hindus) and the one I remember most clearly (credit goes to The Mahabharata serial on tv) comes to my mind whenever I see the famous picture of Lord Krishna as the charioteer and Arjun in the seat during the battle of Kurukshetra.

Verse in Sanskrit

Verse in English Alphabet

Yada yada hi dharmasya
Glanir bhavati bharata
Abhyutthanam adharmasya
Tadatmanam srjamy aham
~ Bhagavad Gita (Chapter IV-7)

TRANSLATION

Whenever and wherever there is decay
of righteousness, O Bharata,
And a rise of unrighteousness
then I manifest Myself!

OR

Whenever and wherever there is a decline in religious practice, O descendant of Bharata, and a predominant rise of irreligion–at that time I descend Myself.

paritranaya sadhunam

vinasaya ca duskrtam
dharma-samsthapanarthaya
sambhavami yuge yuge
~ Bhagavad Gita (Chapter IV-7)

TRANSLATION

In order to deliver the pious and to annihilate the miscreants, as well as to reestablish the principles of religion, I advent Myself millennium after millennium.

The monument in my town’s only and most happening shopping and eating area depicts the famous picture and shloka in bronze.

The only stadium of my town:-

Some trees of my town :-