Heritage Tour
Mudra Foundation, with the cooperation of Tourism Department of Odisha and documentary filmmaker Mitabi Kobayashi, will hold a tour to the three major Buddhist sites located in the state of Odisha. The ruins of Lalitagiri, Udayagiri and Ratnagiri centering around Jajpur in the middle of Odisha are the important places which are relevant to the birth of the Vajrayana Buddhism that is one of the origins of the Japanese Buddhism. In addition, many precious sculptures and remnants of monasteries remain there. You can learn deeply about the history of the sites with Akiro Nakamura, a M.A. student of archaeology in Nalanda University as a guide of this tour.
Attractions:
Lalitagiri – Stupas and Chaitya hills
Udayagiri – Stupas and monasteries
Ratnagiri – Stupas, monasteries and Mahavihara
Tour Outline
Date: Sat, 31st Oct, 2015
07:00 am Departure from Bhubaneswar
10:00 am Sightseeing in Ratnagiri (6th-13th centuries CE) Visit to the museum
12:00 pm Lunch
12:30 pm Sightseeing in Udayagiri (7th-12th centuries CE)
14:00 pm Sightseeing in Lalitagiri (3rd century BCE – 13th century CE)
17:00 pm Arrival in Bhubaneswar and dismissal.
Tourguide
Akiro Nakamura (M.A. student of Nalanda University)
1985: Born in Kagoshima, Japan.
2012: Graduated from the University of Tokyo with M.A. degree.
2014: Entered the M.A. course of Nalanda University.
Participation fee: Rs 1,000
For reservation: +91 9337711440 (DEEPTI MISHRA)
Enquiry: odishabiennale (at) gmail (dot) com
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