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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 CelebrationKanji Amla Osha festival is celebrated in Orissa state of India Worship in FestivalWomen worshipped the “Goddess Shathi “ About FestivalKanji 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…

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Jahmi Osha festival of Orissa

Name of Festival :Jahmi Osha festival of Orissa Time of celebration (Month)Jahmi Osha festival is celebrate in month of Bhadrava (Auguest – September ) Major Territory of CelebrationJahmi Osha festival is celebrated in Orissa state of India Worship in FestivalPeople worshipe the Goddess Vrundavati About FestivalIn this festival people worshipped the goddess Vrundavati who is located in the basil plant (Tulsi).In this month of Bhadrava (Auguest – September ) it is a forbidden fruit for the unmarried girls.The power of Unmarried girls of leprosy and punishing the unbelievers especially married…

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Sudasha Vrat festival of Orissa

Name of Festival : Sudasha Vrat festival Time of celebration (Month)Sudasha Vrat festival is celebrate in When there is a rare combination of Shukla Paksha ,Thursday and Dasami in Oriya Calendar Major Territory of CelebrationSudasha Vrat festival is celebrated in Orissa state of India Worship in FestivalPeople worshipe the Goddess Lakshmi About FestivalSudasha Vrat is also known as or Sudasha Brata , Dhanu Sankranti.Sudash Brata is observed whenever there is a combination of (1) Shukla Paksha(2) Thursday(3) Dasami. Sudasa Vrata is observed mainly by women for the wellbeing of the…

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Chaiti Mangalavara Osha Festival of Orissa

Name of Festival : Chaiti Mangalavara Osha Festival Time of celebration (Month)Chaiti Mangalavara Osha Festival is celebrate on Tuesdays during Chait mahina or Chaitra(March and April) Major Territory of CelebrationChaiti Mangalavara Osha Festival is celebrated in Orissa state of India Worship in FestivalPeople worshipped the “Goddess Mangala “ About FestivalChaiti Mangalabar or Chaiti Mangalabar  is the vow observed on Tuesdays during Chait mahina or Chaitra month in Orissa. On the day of festival people performed the Mangala Devi Puja or Shakti Puja. According to myth Chait Mangalvar vrat katha is…

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Shathi Osha Festival of Orissa

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 CelebrationShathi Osha Festival is celebrated in Orissa state of India About FestivalShathi 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…

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Gahma Purnami Festival of Orissa

Name of Festival : Gahma Purnami Festival Time of celebration (Month)Gahma Purnami Festival celebrated on full-moon day in the Month of Shravana (August) Major Territory of CelebrationGahma Purnami Festival celebrated in Rural Areas of Orissa Worship in FestivalGahma Purnami Festival is dedicated to Baladeva About FestivalThis festival is celebrated as a merry festival of ‘Gahma Pumei’ .It celebrates the birthday or Jayanti of Lord Balarama or Bhalabadra. On this day, cattle, especially plough cattle, are colorfully decorated and given special offering and are worshipped as ‘Go-Lakshmi’. Other places of country…

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Shamba Dashami Festival of Orissa

Name of Festival : Shamba Dashami Festival Time of celebration (Month)Shamba Dashami Festival celebrated on the tenth day in the bright fortnight in pousha (December-January) lunar month. Major Territory of CelebrationShamba Dashami Festival celebrated in Rural Areas of Orissa Worship in FestivalIn this festival people worship the “Surya Bhagwan” About FestivalSamba Dashami , also known as Surya Puja, is observed on the 10th day in Shukla Paksha in Pausha month in Orissa.On this day Women fast and worship Sun and offer a variety of rice cakes and other delicacies.On this…

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Garbhama Samkranti Festival of Orissa
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Garbhama Samkranti Festival of Orissa

Name of Festival :Garbhama Samkranti Festival Time of celebration (Month)Garbhama Samkranti Festival is celebrated on the first day of the solar month of Karthika (October – Novmeber) Major Territory of CelebrationGarbhama Samkranti Festival is celebrated in Orissa state of India. About FestivalGarbhama Samkranti Festival is celebrated in Orissa. Garbhama Samkranti Festival is the time when the paddy plants or the ears of corn are forming. Paddy plants or the ears of corn are forming this can be compared to pregnancy and hence the name ‘Garbhma’. People stand these pregnant rice…

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Dhanu Samkranti Festival of Orissa
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Dhanu Samkranti Festival of Orissa

Name of Festival : Dhanu Samkranti Festival Time of celebration (Month)Dhanu Samkranti Festival is celebrated on the first day of lunar Pousha month (December-January) Major Territory of CelebrationDhanu Samkranti Festival is celebrated in Orissa state of India About FestivalPeople believed month of Pousha is a month of plenty .After collecting the harvest people prepare the special sweets of ‘Muan’, which is offered to Lord Jagannath in puja.On the day of festival a rand street play is held in Bargarh town of Orissa.The play enacting the various episodes of Lord Krishna’s…

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Garbhama Samkranti Festival
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Nuakhai Samkranti Festival

Name of Festival : Garbhama Samkranti Festival Time of celebration (Month)Nabanna /Nuakhai Festival is celebrated on panchami tithi (5th day) of the lunar fortnight of the month of Bhadrapada or Bhaadra (August–September) Major Territory of CelebrationNabanna /Nuakhai Festival is celebrated people of Western Orissa (Kosal) in India About FestivalNabanna is also known as Nuakhai is an agricultural festival This is also called the Nuakhai Parab or Nuakahi Vetghat. The word Nuakhai = nua + khai , Nau mean new and khai means food.So farmers are celebrate this festival in possession of…

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