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Dol Jatra Celebration at Lord Jagannath Temple Puri

Dola Yatra from Lord Jagannath temple Puri to Dolabedi, Jagannath (substitute) Dolagobinda, along with Maa Laxmi & Swarasati going to play holi at Dolabadi...
diwali

Diwali in Odisha – Experience new way of celebrating festival Deepavali

Diwali or Deepavali is an unique way of celebrating and considered to be an auspicious day in Odisha is the calling of ancestors' souls...

Ganesh Puja

The day dedicated to the worship of Ganesha, the elephant-headed son of Shiva is known as Ganesha Chaturthi which is the fourth day...
Bhadrak Kali Puja

Bhadrak Kali Puja : keeps tradition to witness the celebrations

Bhadrak Kali Puja is celebrated in a grand way owing to the presence of Bhadrakali temple. In fact in Bhadrak, Kali Puja is a...

Lakshmi Puja Festival of Odisha

With the harvest brought home the farmers feel greatly satisfied with the yield. After six months of toil in the field, they fill...

Raja celebrations in Odisha with decorated swings and eating pithas

Raja celebrations began in Odisha with girls celebrating the festival by wearing new clothes, playing on decorated swings and eating pithas. Traditional pithas being focus of...

Deepavali – Kali Puja Festival of Odisha

The quiet month of Kartika climaxes on the Deepavali night in the festival of lamps. It is the last day of the dark...
utkala-dibasa

Utkala Dibasa – 1st April 1936 the state of Odisha was...

Utkala Dibasa - On 1st April 1936, the state of Odisha was formed and to remember the contributions and sacrifices made by the people of...

Dolo Purnima – Holi Festival of Odisha

Dola Purnima or Holi is a popular festival in the coastal districts of Odisha. It is the full-moon day in the month of...

5 Festivals Only Celebrated in Odisha

We at Odisha celebrate 13 big festivals in the 12 months of a year. However, some of the festivals are only celebrated with pump...

Hingula Yatra Festival of Odisha

Most of the festivals prevalent among the low-caste Hindus are either associated with the worship of Shakti or Shiva It is believed to...

Odisha celebrates Pana Sankranti and Odia New Year

Pana Sankranti or Bisuba Sankranti in odisha celebrated as Odia New Year. Pana Sankranti 2017 date is 14th April. In Odisha, Bisuba Sankranti or Pana...

Raja Sankranti Festival in Odisha

Raja Sankranti (Swing festival) or Mithuna Sankranti is the first day of the month of Asara (June-July) from which the season of rains starts....

Sabitri Brata 2016 date in Odisha | Tithi | Puja Process...

Sabitri Brata in Odisha Date is 4th June 2016 Amavasya Tithi Begins = 11:49 on 4/Jun/2016 Amavasya Tithi Ends = 08:29 on 5/Jun/2016 Sabitri Brata is observed...

Odia festivals 2016 dates in Odisha

Here is the Odia Festival Dates in 2016 according to odia calendar. List of Oriya Festivals and Holidays in year 2016. This is a list of...

Kartika Purnima Festival of Odisha

The whole month of Kartika (October-November) is considered to be the most sacred among all the twelve months of the year. During this month...

Kumara Purnima Festival of Odisha

Kumara Purnima is celebrated across Odisha by unmarried girls who long for a good life partner. During this festival, spinsters known as 'Kumari', get up...

Manikeswari Chhattar Jatara traditional festival of Kalahandi, Odisha

Manikeswari Chhattar Jatara a traditional festival celebrated by people of Kalahandi, Odisha. More than thousands animal are sacrificed during Bijaya Yatra of the festival. Nearly 1...