Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Habba Kadal, old and new


A boy looking at the old bridge of Habba Kadal from the new bridge of Habba Kadal.
A ghat, rusty dome of an old temple, another old temple and in the distance, new mobile towers. Eagles are the same.

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  1. The old temple just adjacent to Habba kadal is "Porshayr".

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  2. Thanks! yes, that's the famous one. Is the other one Someshwar temple?

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  3. Dont Know exactly about the other , but it is existing in the area known as "Syed Ali Akbar". The Porshayar area used to be the hot bed of palace intrigues from 9th century to 13th Century as the royal palace was existing right besides Porshayar Temple. On the left side of the Porshayar area there used to be a small forest on the banks of "Kut-Kol"[Irrigation Canal], the forest was known as "Tashvan"

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  4. THE MOST PAINFUL MOMENT OF LEAVING HABAKADEL IS NOT EXPERIENCED BY ME
    BT TEARS BROKE INTO MY EYES ON VISITING THE SITE OF MY HOME PLACE

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