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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Rama Navami Festival of Odisha

The birthday of Lord Rama is observed as Ramanavami on the ninth day of the light half of the month of Chaitra. Though...

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...

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...

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...

Chaitra Parba Festival of Odisha

The Chaitra Parva Chhau Festival is a significant festival for the people of Odisha, which continues for three successive days. It is observed...

Janmashtami Festival of Odisha

The birthday of Lord Krishna, the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu, is celebrated as Janmastami. It falls on the eighth day of the...

Baseli Puja – Chaiti Ghoda Festival of Odisha

Baseli Puja is also known as Chaiti Ghoda. In the month of Chaitra there is an exclusive festival for the bonafide fishermen community...

Prathamastami Festival of Odisha

This is one of the most popular festivals of Orissa, peculiar to the region. This is the eighth day in the month of...

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...

Saraswati Puja – 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...