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Festivals

Chandan Yatra

Chandan Yatra marks the conclusion of the cycle of religious festivals observed in the famous shrine of Lord Jagannth at Puri followed by...

Ashokastami Festival of Odisha

Ashokastami is one of the important festivals dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Shakti, the mother Goddess. Ashokastami is celebrated in Eastern India...

Dhanu Yatra Festival of Odisha

Dhanu Yatra relating to the episode of Lord Krishna's visit to Mathura to witness the ceremony of 'Bow' organised by Kansa as described...

Makara Sankranti Festival of Odisha

The orbit of the Earth round the Sun is known as Kranti Brutta (Circle of Movement). It takes full one year for the...

Khudurukuni Osa Festival of Odisha

Khudurukuni Osa - On the Sundays of the month of Bhadrab (Aug-Sept) this festival is observed by the unmarried girls of the business community...

Shreekshetra Utsav – The Puri Festival

Puri is not just about spiritual quest and Lord Jagannath. It has a rich history, culture and tradition. While an average tourist knows...

Basanta Panchami

The day marked for the propitiation of Saraswati, the Goddess of learning is known as Sripanchami or Basanta Panchami. The words 'Sree' and...

Nuakhai Celebrated all over Western Odisha with Great Joy

Nuakhai is the most important festival of western Odisha districts of Sambalpur, Balangir, Sundargarh, Kalahandi and Phulbani. Generally it takes place in the bright...

Chandan Yatra from Akshaya Tritiya – Beginning of Rath Yatra

Chandan Yatra Starts from today (Akshaya Tritiya). This auspicious day also marks the beginning of the construction of the Rathas (Chariots of Maha Prabhu). Chandan Yatra...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Ratha Yatra

The supreme festival in Puri is the Rath yatra or Car Festival, of all the fiestas of the year, which honors the voyage...

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...

Ekamra Utsav

Bhubaneswar, the capital of modern Orissa, is a happy combination of old world charms and new world comforts. The scriptures refer to the...

Rajarani Music Festival

Celestial music, sublime surroundings and soothing climes of late winter-soul traverses to an elevated sphere leaving you utterly relaxed. Holidays are made with...

Konark Festival

Date: 1st to 5th December Every Year Thirty five km. to the north-east of Puri lies the World Heritage Monument, the Sun Temple of...