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  The Philosophy of Tripura Tantra
Parasurama having heard Dattatreya's lectures on the greatness of the Supreme Deity Tripura Sundari as embodied in the Mahatmya Khanda expressed a desire to the Master to be enlightened on the methods of worship for propitiating the Goddess.
He was subsequently initiated in due form into the mysteries of Tripura worship and practiced penances for 12 years, under instructions from his tutor, at a hermitage on the Mahendra Hill in the South.
The Kalpa Sutra, treating of the secrets of the Tripura worship in ten Khandas and containing 335 Sutras, is attributed to Parasurama who is described as a scion of the family of Bhrgu, a disciple of Shiva and the son of Jamadagni and Renuka.
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Tripura is steeped in history with linkages established from the legendary Limar dynasty.
Tripura is situated southeast of Bangladesh and is located between the parallels of 22056'' and 24032" North latitudes and 91021" east longitudes.
Tripura's basic problem, rather the indigenous Tripuri peoples' problem, is the huge influx of foreigners, mainly Hindu Bengalis and the resultant alienation of indigenous land thereby causing the threat to the distinctive identity of the Tripuri people and their very existence.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/war/tripura.htm   (1103 words)

 Tripura - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Tripura is governed by a chief minister and cabinet responsible to an elected unicameral legislature.
The states of Assam, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur, and Tripura and the union territories of Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh have a common governor appointed by India's president.
Tripura became a union territory in 1956 and a state in 1972.
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 tripura   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Tripura Territorial Council, a body of elected representatives of the people was first formed on August 15, 1957 under the provision of the Territorial Act, 1956.
Tripura became a centrally administered Union Territory of India on 1 July, 1963 and on the 21 January, 1972, it attained the status of a full-fledged state.
Tripura is the home of 0.33 % of India's population and the state accounts for 0.32 % of the total area of the country.
www.ganashakti.com /old/1999/990322/featuretravel.htm   (1216 words)

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It is significant to note that all though Tripura was conquered by force of arms in 1761, no Political agents was appointed in the State till 1871 - a gap of 110 years.
After independence of India, an agreement of merger of Tripura with the Indian Union was signed by the Regent Maharani on September 9, 1947 and the administration of the state was actually taken over by the Govt.
Tripura became a Union Territory without legislature with effect from November 1, 1956 and a popular ministry was installed in Tripura on July 1, 1963.
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 States India - Tripura Tourism, Tripura Tours, Tripura Holidays, Tripura Travel Packages, Tripura Hotels
The three districts are Tripura west with Agartala as its headquarter (which is also the state capital), Tripura north and Tripura south with Kailasahar and Udaipur respectively as district headquarters.
Tripura is a land that comprises one of the seven northeastern states of India.
A diverse ethnic element among the people of Tripura is that - there are two major racial elements, namely, the Indo-Aryans represented by the Bengalese and the Indo-Mongloids represented by a few communities like the Tripuris, the Reangs, the Jamatis, the Noatias, the Kukis, the Halams, the Chakma, the Mogh and the Lushai.
www.indiatraveltrendz.com /tripura.htm   (1173 words)

 Places to See In Tripura,Travel Attractions of Tripura,Northeast Tripura Travel Guide
Tripura, is a storehouse of tribal crafts and culture as well as music and dance.
Tripura is a city known for its grand palaces, temples, simmering lakes and vibrant culture of people.
Tripura Government Museum located at Post Chowmohani in Agartala is a store-house of the historical and cultural artefacts, paintings and documents.
www.indiasite.com /tripura/placestosee.html   (883 words)

 Knowledge :: States of India :: Tripura
The last ruling maharaja of Tripura, Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya, ascended the throne in 1923 and, before his death in 1947, settled that Tripura should accede to the newly independent country of India.
Tripura officially became part of India on Oct. 15, 1949, and was made a union territory on Sept. 1, 1956.
Ujjayanta, the former residence of the royal family was built in 1901; Neermahal built in the midst of a lake was used as a summer palace.
www.dimdima.com /knowledge/state.asp?tit=Tripura&q_part2=show   (543 words)

 Tourism of India - States of India - Tripura
Tripura, completely off the beaten track, is mainly a hilly territory with altitudes varying from 50 to 3080 ft above sea level.
Characterised by moderate temperatures and a highly humid atmosphere, Tripura is a storehouse of tribal crafts and culture as well as music and dancing.
Tripura has mainly a Bengali community, in spite of the 19 Scheduled Tribes that form a major chunk of the population.
www.tourismofindia.com /sts/sttripura.htm   (253 words)

The Tripura raja continuing possession of his large and valuable estates in the British districts as a zamindar, or landlord.
Tripura faced an immediate refugee problem, which brought conflict between the people, severe strain on the administration and threatened to exhaust the meagre resources of the state.
Tripura has now been recognised as a state of the Indian Union in its own right and democratic government has been in place for thirty years.
www.4dw.net /royalark/India/tripura.htm   (1724 words)

 Tripura: India Tourism - Incredible India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Tripura, quite off the beaten track, is a storehouse of tribal crafts and culture as well as music and dancing.
In the centre of this patch of intense greenery is the capital, Agartala, where gracious buildings were once the palaces of Tripura’s royal family.
Foreign tourists visiting Tripura are required to obtain a permit from The Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt.
www.india-tourism.com /en_tri.0.html   (207 words)

 Tripura - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Tripura, smallest of the hill states in north-east India.
A union territory since 1956, Tripura became a state in 1972 encircled by Bangladesh on...
Mizoram, state, north-eastern India, bordered by Myanmar to the east and south, Bangladesh to the west, and by Manipur, Assam, and Tripura states to...
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 Tripura, Information about Tripura, Tours to Tripura.
Tripura is one of the seven states in the north eastern part of India located between 22 degree and 56 minutes and 24 degree and 32 minutes north latitude and between 90 degree and 09 minutes and 92 degree and 20 minutes east latitude.
Tripura was known as `Hill Tipperah' and the very much nomenclature is suggestive of its hilly nature of undulating surface made uneven by inter- sparced low hills.
There are six principal hill ranges in the State increasing in height as one moves west to east (from the sumit of the ranges one has a striking view of the surroundings, a heaving monetary of evergreen landscape).
www.cultureholidays.com /states/tripura.htm   (634 words)

 Tripura Temples,Hindu Temples in Tripura,Hindu Pilgrimage Temples to Tripura
Tripura Temples,Hindu Temples in Tripura,Hindu Pilgrimage Temples to Tripura
Bhuvaneswari Temple in the state of Tripura is situated on the bank of Gomati at Udaipur in...
The temple of Tripura Sundari in Tripura is regarded as one of the 51 pithasthanas of Hindu...
www.north-east-india.com /tripura/tripura-temples.html   (98 words)

 Tripura - Gospel For Asia
If you were to visit the state of Tripura, known for its tourism industry, you may be welcomed by someone placing a garland around your neck and building a bamboo arch in your honor.
The people of Tripura have a rich cultural heritage, and they love to express it through their art, music and folk dancing.
Almost completely surrounded by Bangladesh, Tripura is the second smallest state in India.
www.gfa.org /gfa/tripura?op=makePrintable   (333 words)

 Tripura Backgrounder
Tripura was a princely state that acceded to the Indian Union on October 15, 1949.
The indigenous people, who accounted for 95 per cent of the population of Tripura in the 1931 census, had been reduced to just 31 per cent at the time of the 1991 census.
Subsequently, in December 1978, the Tripura National Volunteers (TNV) was formed under the leadership of Bijoy Hrangkhal to fight for an independent tribal Tripura state.
www.satp.org /satporgtp/countries/india/states/tripura/backgrounder/index.html   (480 words)

 Tripura travel guide,tripura guide,tripura tour operators,Tripura India,Tripura tour and travel guide,travel agency to ...
Tripura represents a composite culture with several ethnic groups residing in the state.
Tripura can be termed as a 'laboratory' of exotic cultural synthesis.
Considering the proximity of Tripura with Bangladesh, it is more convenient for foreign nationals to enter Tripura via Bangladesh with an appropriate visa.
www.tourmyindia.com /states/tripura/index.html   (297 words)

 Tripura,Indian Politics, News Analysis, India News Online
In Tripura, two major Opposition political parties, Indigenous Nationalist Party of Tripura (INPT) and the Congress have forged a pre-poll alliance in order to unseat the ruling Left Front Government that has ruled the State for over a decade.
Allegations and counter-allegations are doing the rounds that the All Tripura Tiger Force (ATTF) and the breakaway faction of the National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) have lent underground support to the Left, while the other NLFT faction has been working for the Congress-INPT combine.
On 26 January, the outlawed National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) massacred 11 persons, including five women and children, saying it was an attack on supporters and activists of the ruling group in the Mandai bazaar area, only 15 km away from the capital of Agartala.
news.indiamart.com /news-analysis/tripura-2164.html   (931 words)

 Rediff On The NeT Elections '98: Constituency Profile/ Tripura
Tripura Home Minister Samar Chowdhury said today that the state government had requested additional forces to ensure that no untoward incidents occurred.
Congress partner, the Tripura Upajati Juba Samiti, which contested the last Lok Sabha election independently in protest against the former's unilateral selection of candidates, lost the Bagma constituency, which the party won in the last assembly election.
The Congress is fielding candidates in 45 seats, leaving 10 to the TUJS and five to former underground organisation--turned--tribal-based party, the Tripura National Volunteers.
www.rediff.com /news/1998/feb/13trip.htm   (871 words)

 Tripura travel guide,Tripura travel places,Tripura places to see,agartala,tripura tourist places,Udaipur tours,tripura ...
The main attractions in Udaipur are Tripura Sundari Temple, popularly known as MATABARI, one of the 51 pithas of Hindu Puran, Bhuvaneswari Temple, Gunabati group of Temples, Vast Lakes with scenic beauty.
The highest peak of Tripura ‘Betalongchhip’ falls in this hill range which is 3600 feet high and from where tourist can see the panoramic view of Mizoram, Chittagong hill tracts and various other hill ranges of Tripura.
In the centre of the lake the famous lake palace of Tripura namely Neermahal is built.
www.tourmyindia.com /states/tripura/places.html   (1992 words)

 Tripura in the middle ages
The kings of tripurA are supposed to have descended from tripura of the line of druhyu, king of kirAta, and son of
The 95th king after him was cheMthuma-phA (phA means father in the local language), who defeated a king of gauD.a; the myth is probably recounting memories of an attack by giYAsuddin iuyaj shAh.
Incidentally, the name tripurA itself may be a backformation from the name of the mongolian tribe TiprA.
members.tripod.com /~tanmoy/bengal/tripura.html   (525 words)

Tripura, a northeastern Indian state has been in the grip of insurgency for over two decades now.
The surrender of militants in Tripura has not been able to deliver the expected result as a large number of these are stage-managed.
In Tripura, during the surrender of National Liberation Front of Tripura (both Nayanbasi Jamatia and Mantu Koloy factions), militant leaders openly "recruited" youths to join the surrender ceremony, demanding Rs 15,000 from them to be included in the list.
www.saag.org /papers16/paper1564.html   (1877 words)

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