Shanti Stupa of Dhauligiri is also known as the Peace Pagda. Dhauligiri lies at a distance of 7 Km from Bhubaneswar. As one travels from Bhubaneswar to Puri, one unearths Shanti Stupa. The phrase shanti in the call itself shows peace. Since King Ashoka followed the course of peace and calmness and resorted to Buddhism, he laid the foundation of Dhauligiri Shanti Stupa at an area which is known for the give up of Kalinga War. Here, one finds the edict of Lord Buddha which is visited by numerous Buddhist devotees.
The construction of Shanti Stupa of Dhauligiri changed into assisted by using Fuji Guruji and therefore, the location became the place of devotion and worship for diverse human beings belonging to extraordinary generations. One also can spot a number of stupas, chaityas as well as pillars whose basis changed into laid through King Ashoka. There also exist some of edicts that display King Ashoka's intention to sell pleasure, peace and contentment at some point of the world. And over the edicts, you come upon a rock cut elephant this is taken into consideration to be the earliest Buddhist sculpture in Orissa.