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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...

Samba Dasami Festival of Odisha, rituals dedicated to Lord Surya

Samba Dasami is a unique ritual observed in the 10th day of Paush month in Odisha as per traditional Oriya calendar. On the day...

Bisuva Sankranti Festival of Odisha

In India the months and years are counted on the basis of lunar or solar movements. According to the solar system the month...

Ravana Podi celebrations in Odisha

Ravana Podi celebrations in Odisha came to a fiery end with burning of life-size effigies of demon-king Ravan across the state in Dussehra day. Ravana...

Maha Shivaratri Festival of Odisha

Every deity in the Hindu pantheon has a particular day dedicated to Him and that day is considered most sacred and auspicious to...

Debasnana Purnima – Snana Yatra

Debasnana Purnima or Snana Yatra is exclusively a festival of Lord Jagannath and is said to be one of the oldest. According to...

Kartika Brata the Holiest month of Kartik begins in Odisha

Kartika Brata a month long festival started in Odisha. Thousands of devotees especially elderly Odia women and widows from every corner of Odisha are...

Durga Puja Festival of Odisha

The cult of Shakti worship in Odisha is prevalent, both in the Tantric and non-Tantric forms, as can be realized from the festivals...

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...