Post Tagged with: "Hindu Festivals in Odisha" - 21 Posts Listed

Janmashtami Festival

Janmashtami Festival is one of the biggest festival in Hindu Religion. Janmashtami is known as the birth date of Lord Krishna. This festival is celebrated all over India in the Hindu month of Shravan (August/September) on the ‘Ashtami’ or the eighth day of Krishna Paksh or dark fortnight. Janmashtami is also known as Gokulashtami, Srijayanti […]

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Maha Shivaratri Festival

Shivaratri is great festival of convergence of Shiva and Shakti. Chaturdashi Tithi during Krishna Paksha in month of Magha is known as Maha Shivaratri according to South Indian calendar. However according to North Indian calendar Masik Shivaratri in month of Phalguna is known as Maha Shivaratri. In both calendars it is naming convention of lunar […]

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The Guru Purnima

Hindus attach paramount importance to spiritual gurus. Gurus are often equated with God and always regarded as a link between the individual and the Immortal. Just as the moon shines by reflecting the light of the sun, and glorifies it, all disciples can dazzle like the moon by gaining from their Gurus. What is Guru […]

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Diwali or Deepavali Festival : The Festival of Lights

Diwali, also called Deepavali or the “Festival of Lights“, is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated in autumn every year.The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair. The festival preparations and rituals typically extend over a five day period, but the main festival night […]

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Saraswati Puja

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About Saraswati Puja Goddess Saraswati is represented as a graceful woman in white, a symbol of purity and peace. She is the Goddess who signifies knowledge, learning, arts and culture. She is seen as the serene Goddess wearing a crescent moon on her brow riding a swan or seated on a lotus flower. Saraswati Puja […]

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Puri Beach Festival

Puri Beach Festival or Puri Belabhumi Mohotshav is one of the best featival in Puri as well as in the state. As its very name suggests, the Beach Festival of Puri is held on a beautiful beach namely Sea Beach, Swargadwara at Puri and comes as a celebration of the beauteous and splendid Odia spirit. […]

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