Sarjapur: Interesting places to explore
Sarjapur Road has put Bangalore on the global map with IT companies queuing up to set shop in this area. Posh residential complexes make the area a prestigious locale, an address one would be proud to possess.
Sarjapur is located in Bangalore. Real estate has been booming in this area due to enormous IT developments. It was once a farmland and now has drastically changed to IT skyscrapers. Sarjapur Road has now developed into a popular residential area with residential localities like Rainbow Drive Layout (RBD), Springfields, Ittina Soupernika, Purva Sunshine and Greenwood Regency. Sarjapur also boasts of many schools like Indus International School, The International School Bangalore (TISB), Primus Public School, Prakriya Green Wisdom School, Inventure Academy, and Greenwood High. Sarjapur has also proved to be a developing commercial area with the presence of TOTAL Mall. Located 10 Km from M.G. Road, Brigade Road and Commercial Street. Vicinity of the Ring Road, which connects Whitefield and the Airport. 3 kms away from the posh area of Koramangala.
They bring the best of South-east Asia to your doorstep. You can indulge yourself at ahvataras, the family spa which was founded in July 2008 by a second generation Singaporean, suria who is skillfully trained in aromatherapy and has over 10 years of experience as a skin consultant in Singapore and Malaysia. Their holistic approach to beauty and wellness is through the use of natural herbs, specially blended oils and treatments from Bali, Thailand, Hawaii and Alps of Switzerland. at ‘ahvataras’ which means ‘rebirth of stars’, a variety of pampering treats in form of face, body and hair treatments will banish the stress of city-living and ravages of time. Their therapists use individually guided and specially selected oils, which will be able to produce a specific treatment suited to each type of skin.
They thrive to be different in all aspects and ensure that the standard is maintained and does not diminish with time. Based upon the analysis of your skin type, the experts will perform a personalized facial to restore your skin to its optimum level. Included in these facials are deep cleansing, exfoliation, steam, and extractions if needed. An anti-stress face and shoulder massage and a personalized mask to finish off this ritual.
Where: No.9/1, Bfr Springfield Apts, Bellandur Gate, Sarjapur Road
National Paintball League
The National Paintball league was founded in 2008 as the Indian Paintball League by Kiran Soans and the rechristening process happened in 2009 due to the similarity of its name being called IPL as the Indian Premier League Cricket which is also called the IPL .The National paintball League is the Only Organization which promotes paintball in India in the right sense as a Sport , with Professionals Backing it has its presence across India in Cities like Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune , Shillong, Delhi & Hyderabad , it has held more than 20 odd tournaments in a Short Span of 2 years and made its mark in National and International Platforms.
NPL is a Premier organization for paintball in India with International Certified referees and PRO paintballers , this is where you will see the best of the best playing in India & the top of the line Equipment and latest training models .They offer the best deals to all the Corporate & College paintballers! The sport is surely a stress buster and is a much better way to exercise than going to the gym! Team work, Speed, Skill, Communication & Coordination is what makes the Game a damn good Team Building Tool, Many corporate alike have participated in the Team building and Corporate Championship.
Where: #628, 2nd floor, 11th main, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar. Tel: 9844111941
Founded in 1976, in France, they have set about making the pleasure and benefit of sports available for everyone across the globe. They do that by providing world class products both for enthusiastic beginners as well as passionate professionals at extremely affordable prices. They believe the joy of sport should be experienced without any delay and hence they have a playground at the store. The playground blends well with the store in representing a focal point were people can discover and play new sport and enjoy the sport they like with family and friends. The store and playground also serve as a stage to organize events that showcase the different sports. These events give the customers the opportunity to get involved more in the sport they like.
At Decathlon they have an extremely unique advantage that very few sports goods retailers can boast of. Their team is powered to design, manufacture and sell products that are technically as superior as they are affordable to all. Their designers and engineers partner with sportspersons across the world adding a new dimension to the design process; this coupled with cutting edge technology and innovation delivers products that are absolute winners. Different sports have different needs and all their products are technically competent to meet the highest standards of safety ensuring a happy sporting experience.
Where: Survey 96/1, (Old No.96), Sarjapur Road. Tel: 080-25741506
A magnificent structure, bang in the heart of the city, this club was established way back in 1989. Earlier called the Vilayat Manzil, it was once the palace of the Nizam of Hyderabad. The club is just 2kms from the airport and right next to the railway station. Leisure – A word that means free time, time to relax, refresh and regenerate. Leisure also means no work, a time to unwind and time off from the busy and exhausting schedule of the mechanical urban life. So where does one go for leisure? Country Vacations of course. The Country Club on Sarjapur Road is truly international in its standards and is very close to the Airport. With beautiful landscapes, world-class facilities and lots of entertainment, this club is just the place to relax and have fun.
Country Club provides a state-of-the-art Health Club, multi-cuisine restaurants, business centre, swimming pool and other facilities. A unique benefit to members joining The Country Club is the facility of transferability of membership from one city to another, paying the differential membership fee, in case the membership fee at the city to which transfer is sought is higher. Country Vacations promotes points based holiday club, which gives member’s access to all the Country Club India Limited properties, alliance properties and affiliated properties. Country Vacations is a division of Country Club India Limited having offices across India.
Where: Sy.No.55/1, Varthur Hobli, Sarjapur Road. Tel: 080-40399000
Sri Jagannath Temple
The term Jagannath is derived from two words, "Jagat" and "Nath", where the former means "the Universe" and the later means "Lord". Consequently, Jagannath means "Lord of the Universe". Lord Jagannath is considered as the form of Lord Krishna. The temple is significant for up keeping many traditions of the Hindus. Jagannath Temple is predominantly considerable to the followers of the Gaudiya Vaishnavism as the cult was founded by Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.
The legend was fascinated by the Lord Jagannath and lived in Puri for several years. Even Saint Ramananda was attracted by the deity and made a kind of bondage with the temple. Lord Jagannath is the symbol of universal love and ecstasy. In the shrine, main attention is gathered by Lord Jagannath along with Balabhadra (Balrama) and Subhadra (Sister of Lord Krishna). The images of deities are carved out of margosa wood. These images are placed on the "Ratnabedi" (bejeweled platform) in the sanctum sanctorum. The offering to the Lord is known as Maha Prasada and it consists of 56 varieties of food. Rath Yatra at Sri Jagannath Temple in Bangalore since 2006 has added a new dimension to the identity of Odia community out side Orrisa,
Where: 24th Main, Aghara Sarjapur Road