Maa Gojabayani Temple of Kendrapara

Maa Gojabayani Temple of Kendrapara

Maa Gojabayani temple is one of the most famous for goddess Maa Gojabayani of the District Kendrapara, Odisha. It is situated about 15Kms distance on road from the main town Kendrapara. Maa Gojabayani temple is one of the most trusted amoung the localities and by the people of the District Kendrapara. Ok now, if you remembered […]

 

Huma Leaning Shiva Temples of Sambalpur

Huma Leaning Shiva Temples of Sambalpur

Huma Temple is one of the famous and popular temple in Samablpur as well as in Odisha. This temple is situated at about 23 kms from Sambalpur Town. Huma is a village which is situated on the left bank of the Mahanadi, is famous for the Leaning temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, which was built […]

 

Maa Tarini Temple Ghatagaon of Keonjhar

Maa Tarini Temple Ghatagaon of Keonjhar

Maa Tarini is one of the embodiments of Shakti and is one of the chief presiding Goddesses in Odia culture. Her chief shrine is in Ghatagaon, Keonjhar District, Odisha. Maa Tarini is the presiding deity for all Shakti and Tantra peeths or shrines in Odisha. The origin of Shakti or worship of the Earth as […]

 

Rameswar Temple of Subarnapur

Rameswar Temple of Subarnapur

Rameswar Temple  is one of the oldest temple of Subarnapur district of Odisha. This temple is situated on the confluence of river Mahanadi and Tel. The lingam of the temple is very old. Legend associates Lord Ram with its installation. Lord Kartik and Ganesh along with Goddess Parvati are worshipped here. A Durga temple is […]

 

Maa Ghanteswari Temple of Sambalpur

Maa Ghanteswari Temple of Sambalpur

Maa Ghanteswari Temple is situated 33 km south-west of Sambalpur, on the banks of River Mahanadi. Maa Ghanteswari’s Temple is one of the most holiest and beautiful places in Sambalpur. As the name indicates, there are bells (Ghanti) everywhere. People offer bell to Maa after their fulfilment of their wishes. A large number of pilgrims […]

 

Biswakarma Puja

Biswakarma Puja

Biswakarma is known as the divine engineer since the Puranic age. As a mark of reverence He is still worshipped specially by the engineering community. The festival is observed on the Kanya Sankranti Day (September) which follows the Ganesh Puja, in every industrial towns of Odisha. Towns like Hirakud and Rourkela present the grandest ceremony […]

 

Bisuva Sankranti

Bisuva Sankranti

In India the months and years are counted on the basis of lunar or solar movements. According to the solar system the month is counted from Sankranti to Sankranti and in lunar system it is counted from Purnima (Full-moon) to Purnima. Visuva Samkranti is the first day of the month of Baisakh as well as […]

 

Magha Saptami

Magha Saptami

This festival is celebrated on the seventh day of the new moon of Magha. This is a day specifically set aside for the worship of Sun God at Konark where stands the world famous Sun Temple, otherwise known as Black Pagoda, dedicated to Sun God. This is the most popular and colourful festival of the […]

 

Kumar Purnima Festival Of Odisha

Kumar Purnima Festival Of Odisha

Kumar Purnima is the festival celebrated on the full moon day during Ashwina month in Odisha. Kumar Purnima festival is celebrated by Girls. Kumar is the handsome son of Shiva. He is also the God of war. Kumar Purnima is the full-moon day in the month of October-November. In Orissa mostly girls celebrate this festival […]

 

Dhanu Yatra

Dhanu Yatra

Dhanu Yatra relating to the episode of Lord Krishna’s visit to Mathura to witness the ceremony of ‘Bow’ organised by Kansa as described in the ‘Bhagawat Purana’ is colourfully observed at Baragarh in Sambalpur district. The entire topography of Baragarh is rendered into the elements of Drama. The town of Baragarh becomes Mathura, the river […]