Dry Fruits Gift Packs : Shantiniketan

Dry fruits are good for munching on any given time of the day. Add taste to the daily life of your loved ones in India by gifting them Dry Fruit boxes, brought to you.  Decorated in attractive colourful packs, the assortment of Dry Fruits will be the best gift for your dear ones in India. We offer an assortment of kaju, raisin, pista and almonds packed beautifully in a fancy box. You can also select the exclusive Salty Roasted Kaju or Salty Roasted Pistas to be sent as Gifts to India. Give the dear ones a delicious treat with these Dry Fruit Baskets.

About Shantiniketan

Shantiniketan

Shantiniketan or Santiniketan is a small town near Bolpur in the Birbhum district of West Bengal, India, approximately 165 km north of Kolkata (formerly Calcutta). It was established by Maharshi Devendranath Tagore, and later expanded by his son Rabindranath Tagore whose vision became what is now a university town, Visva-Bharati University.

Santiniketan was earlier called Bhubandanga (after Bhuban Mohan Sinha, the Zamindar of Raipur in WB), and was owned by the Sinha family. In 1862, Maharshi Debendranath Tagore, while on a visit to Raipur, showed interest in land near Birbhum. There was only one building there namely 'Santiniketan' (which is still there adjacent the upasana mandir known as 'Odisha Bhawan'). Maharshi liked the place and registered it in the name of Maharshi Devendranath against Rupee One as a token value. He called his home Santiniketan (after the name of the house). Santiniketan became a spiritual centre where people from all religions were invited to join for meditation and prayers. He founded an ashram here in 1863 and became the initiator of the Brahmo Samaj.

Source : Wikipedia

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