Damanak Chaturdashi 2017, Damanaka Chaturdashi

Damanak Chaturdashi is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Jagannath of Puri. It is celebrated on Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi in Chaitra month. In 2017, Damanak Chaturdasi date is April 10.

This festival is celebrated with fervor in Puri Jagannath temple. As per the legend, Lord Jagannath worn Dayana leaves to his hand by forcibly taking them from Indra in Nandana garden. To commemorate it, this festival is celebrated.

The idols of Lord Krishna and Rama are taken in a procession to the garden in Ballabha Matha. The Dayana leaves are offered to those idols on this day.

In 2016, Damanak Chaturdasi date was April 20.

In 2015, Damanak Chaturdasi date was April 3.

In 2014, Damanak Chaturdasi date was April 12.

In 2013, Damanak Chaturdasi date was April 24.

In 2012, Damanak Chaturdasi date was April 5.

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