Kanji Amla Osha festival of Orissa
Name of Festival : Kanji Amla Osha festival
Time of celebration (Month)
Kanji Amla Osha festival is celebrate in lunar month of Margashira (December – January )
Major Territory of Celebration
Kanji Amla Osha festival is celebrated in Orissa state of India
Worship in Festival
Women worshipped the “Goddess Shathi “
Kanji Amla Osha festival falls on the ninth day of the dark fortnight of the lunar month of Margashira. This festival is celebrated by the women , the housewife worship goddess Shathi , whose image is placed among seven dried fishes decorated with vermilon, collyrium and yellow rags.
The soup made with rice water cooked with vegetables ‘Kanji’ , Amalaki or Amla ( a sour berry) and dried fish are invigorating in winter.