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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...

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...

Shivaratri 2015 Date in Odisha

In Odisha Shivaratri will celebrate  on 17th February 2015 (Tuesday). Festival of Maha Shivaratri is celebrated with devotion and enthusiasm in the Odisha. Major centres...

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...

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...

Kalinga Mahotsav

When people celebrate their heritages and ways of life, the spirit of revelry crosses languages, continents and cultures. And the Kalinga Mahotsav at...

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...

Sabitri Brata Festival of Odisha

Download the Sabitri Osa Katha Ebook Savitri Brata or Savitri Amavasya is a fasting day observed by all Hindu Oriya married women on the Amavasya,...

Makar Sankranti : Most Auspicious Day of Hindus

The traditional Indian Calendar is based on lunar positions but Sankranti is a solar event. So while dates of all Hindu festivals keep changing...

Sitala Shashti Festival of Odisha

This particular festival strictly prevalent among the Brahmins of Odisha is generally observed in Brahmin villages, popularly known as Sasans or in towns...

karama Festival of Odisha

The Karma or Karam festival is widely prevalent among the tribal people of Sundargarh, Mayurbhanj, Sambalpur, Bolangir, Dhenkanal and Keonjhar. It is also...
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...

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...

Chitou Amavasya Festival of Odisha

As Lord Jagannath is the presiding deity of Orissa. Many of His festivals are also devotionally followed in Oriya households. Chitalagi or Chitou Amavasya...