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Festivals

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Akshyaya Trutiya

This is exclusively an agricultural festival held on the third day of the Hindu year. On this day the farmer ceremonially starts sowing...

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...

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...

Magha Saptami-Festival of Odisha

This festival is celebrated on the seventh day of the new moon of Magha. This is a day specifically set aside for the...

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....

Kali Puja 2013 in Odisha

Kali Puja / Diwali 2013 in Odisha Date is 3rd Novenber 2013 Kali Puja is a Odia festival dedicated to the Goddess Kali. Kali Puja...

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...

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...