The festival of Bada Osha is the Festival of Fasting celebrated in the month of Kartik. As a custom, men observe this fast. The fast is kept on the fourteenth day of Kartik.
The festival is celebrated at the Lord Mahadeva- Dhabaleswar Temple. Dhabaleswar, Temple of Lord Mahadeva in the state of Odisha is an extremely famous and known among the natives of the state.
As a custom this fast is mostly observed by men. The fast is kept on the fourteenth of Kartika.
Odisha is famous for its culture and traditions. As a state it witnesses a number of religions, temples, shrines and tribes all fusing to blend in a rich state of traditions.
As the number of religions found here are many, so are the festivals and fairs celebrated.
Many festivals celebrated in Orissa find close resemblance to the festivals of Northern India, yet they differ in their names and practices here.