Independence Day Is Celebrated On 15 August Every Year In India

Independence Day Is Celebrated On 15 August Every Year In India

Independence Day is celebrated on 15 August every year in India. It is a national holiday in country commemorating the nation’s independence from the British Empire on 15 August 1947. On the 71st Independence Day on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hoist the tri-colour from the ramparts of Red Fort for the fourth time. […]

 

Janmashtami Will Be Celebrated The Birthday Of Lord Krishna

Janmashtami Will Be Celebrated The Birthday Of Lord Krishna

In Odisha, Janmashtami will be celebrated on 14th August 2017 (Monday). The birthday of Lord Krishna, the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu, is celebrated as Janmashtami. Hindus celebrate Janmashtami by fasting and staying up until midnight, the time when Krishna is believed to have been born. Images of Krishna’s infancy are placed in swings and […]

 

Adharapana Ritual Of Lord Jagannath And His Siblings Today Puri

Adharapana Ritual Of Lord Jagannath And His Siblings Today Puri

On the 11th day (Ekadasi), the three deities are offered a refreshing drink named as ‘Adhara Pana’. In local language ‘Adhara’ means ‘Lip’ and ‘Pana’ is a sweet scented drink made of milk, sugar, cheese, banana, camphor, nuts, black pepper etc. Apart from these ingredients, other herbal plant extracts like tulasi (holy basil) are also […]

 

Bahuda Yatra: Stage Set For Return Car Festival Of Lord Jagannath

Bahuda Yatra: Stage Set For Return Car Festival Of Lord Jagannath

Devotees on Sunday made a beeline to the Adap Mandap inside Gundicha temple for the ‘Navami Darshan’ of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra. According to Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), the gates of the temples were opened at 5 am while the devotees were allowed for darshan from 5:30 am today after several rituals […]

 

Raja Sankranti Or Mithuna Sankranti A Popular Festival Celebrated In Odisha

Raja Sankranti Or Mithuna Sankranti A Popular Festival Celebrated In Odisha

Raja Sankranti (Swing competition) or Mithuna Sankranti is the primary day of the month of Asara (June-July) from which the season of rains begins. It inaugurates and welcomes the agricultural 12 months throughout Odisha which marks, by way of organic symbolism, the moistening of the summer season parched soil with the primary showers of the […]

 

Konark Festival Celebrated At Konark Temple In December Every Year

Konark Festival Celebrated At Konark Temple In December Every Year

Konark Festival Date: 1st to 5th December Every Year: Thirty five km. to the north-east of Puri lies the World Heritage Monument, the Sun Temple of Konark. Twelve hundred craftsmen had toiled hard for 12 long years to erect this monumental wonder where 12 year’s revenue was spent. Modeled after the floating chariot of the […]

 

Hera Panchami Celebrated On The Fifth Day From The Start Date Of Rath Yatra

Hera Panchami Celebrated On The Fifth Day From The Start Date Of Rath Yatra

Today is Hera Panchami, celebrated at Gundicha temple on the fifth day from the start date of the Rath Yatra. As per tradition Goddess Mahalaxmi will break a part of Nandighosha chariot of Lord Jagannath during this festival. During Rath Yatra, Lord Jagannath comes out of his temple and leaves with his siblings Lord Balabhadra […]

 
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