Post Tagged with: "Fairs and Festivals" - 5 Posts Listed

Rukuna Rath Yatra of Odisha

Every year Rukuna Rath Yatra of Lord Lingaraj on Ashokasthami and Sri Ram Navami is celebrated with great fanfare by the devotees in the temple city Bhubaneswar. Though originally Rukuna Rath used to roll on Ratha Road of Old Town in Bhubaneswar connecting Lord Lingaraj Temple and Mausima Temple, the Rath Yatra is now gradually […]

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Dola Yatra

Dola Yatra or Melana or Milan usually the festival says about Milan or Get together of Deities basically Lord Gopinath Dev and Lord Bhagabat from different nearby villages. Deities from different Villages and different Sahi Bhagabat Ghara come to the Melana Padia ( Field) by  Dola , a specially designed Temple like structure made up of Wood. The Main Daity ( Host Deity ) […]

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Chaitra Parba in Odisha

The Chaitra Parba or Chhau Festival is the major festival of the tribal people of Koraput. It commences from 10th/11th April every year and continues for three days concluding on ‘Mahavishuva Sankranti Day’ at Baripada. It is also observed by the Bhuiyan trihbal of Mayurbhanj, Sudargarh and Keonjhar. The festival of Chaitra Parba is known […]

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Kumar Purnima Festival

Kumar Purnima is the festival celebrated on the full moon day during Ashwina month in Odisha. Kumar Purnima festival is celebrated by Girls. There is a very interesting Story behind this Festival. Kumar is the handsome son of Shiva. He is also the God of war. Kumar Purnima is the full-moon day in the month […]

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Naga Chaturthi

Nag Panchami Festival Photo

Naga Chaturthi is one of the common festival of Odisha (Orissa). In Odisha this festival is commonly known as Naga Chaturthi Osha. This festival is mainly done by women who have made fasting on that day. This Festival Commonly held on the 14th day of the bright fortnight of Kartik (Between the English Month September […]

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