The specify of Odisha (Orissa) goes back to 260 BC, the rule of Emperor Ashoka. While spreading the limits of his kingdom, the ruler achieved the doors of the then Kalinga and conjured its lord to battle or escape. Without her dad, the princess of the state took reins and battled intrepidly with the ruler. The war was a genuine slaughter and the gore that occurred moved the sovereign so much that his murdering impulse was overturned. A warrior was thus changed into an incredible witness of Buddhism. Buddhism taken after by Jainism held influence until after the reassertion of Hinduism in the state in seventh century AD. Spread over a sprawling region of 1.55 lakh sq kms, it lies in the tropical zones along the eastern seaboard of India. One can locate an unmatched mix of provincial serenity with rambunctious present day adeptness here. The picturesque magnificence of the place so much overwhelms your soul that the artist inside you is stirred.