Name of Festival : Shathi Osha Festival
Time of celebration (Month)
Shathi Osha Festival is celebrate in lunar month of Bhadrava (Auguest – September )
Major Territory of Celebration
Shathi Osha Festival is celebrated in Orissa state of India
Shathi or Shasthi is the powerful goddess presiding over the destiny and welfare of all children.People believed that sixth day after the birth of the child she writes the child’s future on its forehead . The mother and neighbouring family women worshipped on the 6th day of the bright fortnight in lunar month of Bhadrava. They believed that when goddess is pleased then she has been credited with restoring life to dead children.