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Manabasa Gurubar Lakshmi Vrata

Manabasa Gurubar Lakshmi Vrata

Manabasa Gurubar Lakshmi vrata is observed during gurubar or Thursdays in the month of Margasira. Goddess Lakshmi is worshipped on Thursdays during Margashirsh Month (November – December) in Odisha, Andhra… Read more »

The perishing tradition of OSHA BRATA AND MELA in Odisha

The perishing tradition of OSHA BRATA AND MELA in Odisha

Odisha has good deal of well – known tradition of oshas , bratas and melas. the ceremony and sancity of these traditional religious festivities are unparalleled . but these days,… Read more »

Deepavali

Deepavali

The name “Diwali” is a contraction of “Deepavali” (Sanskrit: दीपावली Dīpāvalī), which translates into “row of lamps”.Diwali involves the lighting of small clay lamps (diyas or dīpas) in Sanskrit: दीप) filled with oil to signify… Read more »

Shree Krishna Janmasthami

Shree Krishna Janmasthami

Janmashtami is the birthday of Lord Krishna, the re-incarnation of Lord Vishnu who gave us the vital message of the Bhagwat Gita – the guiding principles for every Hindu. This religious… Read more »

Odia Festivals in 2011

Odia Festivals in 2011

JANUARY 04 Tuesday Bakula Amabasya 14 Friday Makar Sankranti* 15 Saturday Samba Dasami* 16 Sunday Putrada Ekadasi 20 Thursday Pushyabhishek 29 Saturday Shattila Ekadasi FEBRUARY 02 Wednesday Triveni Amabasya 08… Read more »

The Konark Dance and Music Festival

The Konark Dance and Music Festival

The Konark Dance and Music Festival of Orissa is founded in the year 1986 at Konark Natya Mandap by Padmashree Guru Gangadhar Pradhan, The Konark Dance Festibal is held at… Read more »

Rathayatra, The Cart Festival of Puri, Odisha

Rathayatra, The Cart Festival of Puri, Odisha

The word juggernut has come from the Rath Yatra celebrated every year. Generations together millions of people participate and pull the tons of loaded chariot made of wood from the Jagannath Temple… Read more »