Jhulana Yatra Or Jhulan Jatra Is One Of The Major Hindu Festival In Odisha

Jhulana Yatra Or Jhulan Jatra Is One Of The Major Hindu Festival In Odisha

About Jhulana Yatra: Jhulana Yatra or Jhulan Jatra is one of the major festival in Odisha. Krishna and Jagannath are but the different incarnations of Vishnu as described in Jayadeva’s Gitagovinda. Moreover due to strong Vaishnavite influence on the religious spirit of Odisha, Krishna is also widely worshipped and festivals like Jhulan Yatra are observed […]

 

Pandu Purnima Is Observed On The Full Moon Day In Margashirsh Month In Odisha

Pandu Purnima Is Observed On The Full Moon Day In Margashirsh Month In Odisha

About Pandu Purnima: Pandu Purnima is observed on the full moon day in Margashirsh month (November – December). The day is of great significance in Orissa and especially in Lord Jagannath Temples.  Lord Jagannath is believed to be performing Shradh to his parents during his incarnations of Lord Krishna and Lord Ram. Lord Jagannath gives […]

 

Hera Panchami Is A Unique Festival Associated With Famous Car Festival Of Puri

Hera Panchami Is A Unique Festival Associated With Famous Car Festival Of Puri

About Hera Panchami Hera Panchami is a unique festival associated with famous Car Festival of Puri. ‘Hera’ means to ‘see’ and ‘Panchami’ means the ‘fifth day’. It is celebrated at Gundicha temple on the fifth day from the start date of the Car festival. This festival is dedicated to Goddess Mahalaxmi and is also known […]

 

Sudasha Brata Festival Is One Of The Popular Women Festival In Odisha

Sudasha Brata Festival Is One Of The Popular Women Festival In Odisha

About Sudasha Brata Sudasha Brata Festival is one of the popular festival in Odisha. This Brata Festival is a festival for the women who take the vow for the well being of their family members. This festival of Odisha is celebrated whenever there is a combination of Shukla Paksha, Thursday and Dasami. Celebration: In this […]

 

Anvla Navmi Puja Is Observed On Shukla Navami Day During Kartik Month

Anvla Navmi Puja Is Observed On Shukla Navami Day During Kartik Month

Anvla navmi Puja is observed on Shukla Navami day during Kartik month as per Hindu calendar. It is observed two days before Dev Uthani Ekadashi. It is believed that Satya Yuga began on the day of Akshaya Navami. Hence Akshaya Navami day is also known as Satya Yugadi and it is very significant for all […]

 

Samba Dashami Is A Festival Unique To The State Of Odisha, India

Samba Dashami Is A Festival Unique To The State Of Odisha, India

About Samba Dashami:- Samba Dashami is a festival unique to the state of Odisha, India. It is celebrated on the 10th day of the Sukla Paksha of Pausha Masa or waxing phase of moon in Paush month (December – January) as per traditional Odia calendar. This festival is especially celebrated in the eastern part of […]