Bhagalpur Times

by Shatika, January 9, 2016

The name  Bhagdatpuram (meaning city of Good Luck), as it was called during the flourishing Bhagdatpuram, as per Hindu mythological texts, was the place where the gods (devtas) and demons (asuras) churned the ocean to procure elixir (amrit). It is believed that the serpent, vasuki offered to serve as the rope for the churning. An impression of the coil is faintly visible a granite hill .It is believed that the conch shell used in Mahabharta- Panchjanya, the conch shell was discovered here in the “Shankh Kund”. The Puranas also refer to this hill as very important.

Mandar-Hills-Bhagalpur-925752480sThe religious festival of “Vish-hari Puja” or “the worship of the Snake Queen” said to be a daughter of lord Shiva and Queen of Snakes” traces its roots back hundreds of years and is still celebrated every year with thousands of believers and snake charmers offering milk to the Nag (the Snake King) and Nagin (The Snake Queen).

story-of-Nag-Panchami-Puja--16135

Apart from that there have been mughal reminiscences. Bhagalpur has had a very strong relation to Historical landmarks. So, it was destined to be famous for Bhagalpuri sarees! Bhagalpur was one of the most important trade centers during the rule of the british. The largest industrial belt of the district is Barari. The Government of India has established  loom centres here because of which, Bhagalpur is today known as the SILK CITY. It is famous world wide for its silk production. The silk industry in this city is 200  years old . Bhagalpur is well known for its sericulture, manufacture of silk yarn and weaving them into silk sarees. This silk is of a distinct and special type. Bhagalpur silk is a household name in India and the lovers of Bhagalpuri silk sarees are found all over  India.

_MG_0276

_MG_0186

_MG_0157_MG_0035-(1)Shop for this collection at: http://www.shatika.co.in/east-indian-handloom-sarees/bhagalpuri-sarees-silk-cotton-sarees.html

Shop For India’s Finest Handloom Sarees at: http://www.shatika.co.in/

#Shatika #Onlineshopping #Handloomsarees #Bhagalpur #Bhagalpurisilksarees 

 

 

No Comments


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

*

About Shatika

About me

India’s Inspiration –Shatika and Shatika’s Inspiration – Love India, Love Indianness

Like us on Facebook

  • Latest Trends in Silk Sarees

    For the working women, the year 2017 has especially been the year of crisp fashion with silk sarees that are trendy yet traditional, making it to their list of formal work life attires. While sarees always look classic at workplace, we are crystal gazing and making updates about the latest …

  • Handloom Silk Sarees – Bahubali Heroines Falunt in Traditional Silk Sarees

    Recently as the world went gaga over the larger than life historical fiction movie Bahubali -2, its graphics and 3D effects, there were the fashionistas who could not take their eyes off the clothing sported by the cast of Bahubali 2. While there have been many movies in the past …

Latest Tweets

shatikaonline @shatikaonline
Shatika Online  @shatikaonline
#Eid Essentials – Upto 50% OFF on all #sarees! Log onto https://t.co/tYpum8Eb6P to check our sale collection… https://t.co/NbD1Z37CrA 
Shatika Online  @shatikaonline
The Enchantress drape! #DupionSilkSarees Launched at 45% OFF! Shop now at: #Shatika…" title="https://t.co/9cWaVSfkuC #Shatika…" target="_blank"> https://t.co/9cWaVSfkuC #Shatika https://t.co/qNtTIhHibb