Fundació Privada Daniel Shah & Núria Toneu

Ong pel desenvolupament i ajut al tercer món

"No podem tancar els ulls o mirar cap a un altre cantó ; això és cosa de tots"

 

Posa el mouse sobre les imatges
Volunteer Kalyanpur La Fundació en la Premsa

 

 

Sundarbans Forest & Kolkata City

     

 

Sundarbans Forest

Visit area- Sundarbon Forest which is an UNESCO site and 7 wonder in the world in our time. Great Royal Bengal Tiger to watch them in open air and in liberty. This will be a life time memory. there are many folk stories continue alive with this animal.
The Sundarban a Natural wonder in the West Bengal region comprising Eastern India. It is the largest single block of tidal halophytic mangrove forest in the world. The Sundarbans covers approximately 10,000 square kilometres (3,900 sq mi) of which 60 percent is in Bangladesh with the remainder in India. The Sundarbans is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Sundarbans National Park is a National Park, Tiger Reserve, and a Biosphere Reserve located in the Sundarbans delta in the Indian state of West Bengal. Sundarbans South, East and West are three protected forests in Bangladesh. This region is densely covered by mangrove forests, and is the largest reserves for the Bengal tiger.
Etymology
The name Sundarban can be literally translated as "beautiful forest" in theBengali language (Shundor, "beautiful" and bon, "forest"). The name may have been derived from the Sundari trees (the mangrove species Heritiera fomes) that are found in Sundarbans in large numbers. Alternatively, it has been proposed that the name is a corruption of Samudraban,Shomudrobôn ("Sea Forest"), or Chandra-bandhe (name of a primitive tribe). However, the generally accepted view is the one associated withSundari trees.

You can see this in your very eyes that the place and the lives of this people are same from long before. The housing and the ideas which they carry day by day to survival in this are are quite extra ordinary from rest of the world.The history of the area can be traced back to 200–300 AD. A ruin of a city built by Chand Sadagar has been found in the Baghmara Forest Block. Bahula and Lakindhar story still very much alive with the people continue. Monsha devi and the snack goddess are very much popular among the hert of this people. Their festivals and the believe in spiritual life are they same from done of the ages. Long before the modern time people are much believe the Kapil Muni, which is a sant from the puranic time. He is the incarnation of Lord Vishnu which was retold at Bhagavat Gita by Lord Krishna that He is the incarnation of Kapil Muni. Still there are the temple existed and people gather huge quantity at the Sagar Mela festivals which arrive at the month of Maga ( at January 15 - 16th). During the Mughal period, the Mughal Kings leased the forests of the Sundarbans to nearby residents. Many criminals took refuge in the Sundarbans from the advancing armies of Emperor Akbar. Many have been known to be attacked by tigers. Many of the buildings which were built by them later fell to hands of Portuguese pirates, salt smugglers and dacoits in the 17th century. Evidence of the fact can be traced from the ruins at Netidhopani and other places scattered all over Sundarbans. The legal status of the forests underwent a series of changes, including the distinction of being the first mangrove forest in the world to be brought under scientific management. The area was mapped first in Persian, by the Surveyor General as early as 1764 following soon after proprietary rights were obtained from the Mughal Emperor Alamgir II by the British East India Company in 1757. Systematic management of this forest tract started in the 1860s after the establishment of a Forest Department in the Province of Bengal, in British India. The management was entirely designed to extract whatever treasures were available, but labour and lower management mostly were staffed by locals, as the British had no expertise or adaptation experience in mangrove forests

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tribal and rural life in this areas. Kapil Muni Temple which is located near Bay Of Bengal, A place of peace and spiritual rest. Anceint scriptures in Hindu religion explain the great story of this place. Still there are evidence existed, in visit this place. By local train, car and boat. Holy Ganga river completes her journing from Himalaya to Bay of Bengal. This is the place where you see the salt and sweet water togather. Local villages are keeping there identity and fighting for their house and land that not taken by sea. As the water level raising. Your travel will be meaningful to be physically there.

Sundorbans Forest & Kolkata.

 

Kolkata City

Kolkata site for visit :- Kaligate Temple, Howrah Bridge, Mother Teresa House, New Market, Holy Ganga River.

 

 

Festivals (Durga puja, Kali puja and Lord Jagganatha car festivals) can participate with village people. Can share the festivities, joy with them. People are friendly and peaceful. Bengali speaking people, Main food rice and curry.


Contect :- info@fdsnt.org

Volunteering==>>

 

 

 

 

 







 

 

 

 



     

 


 

Botiga solidaria L'Índia espiritual Pensaments d'un cooperant Activitats a catalunya Agraiments Noticies Contacte