Kurala Panchami is an auspicious festival celebrated in Odisha. It falls in Margashirsha Month. In 2017, Kurala Panchami date is November 23.
Kurala Panchami falls on Shukla Paksha Panchami in Margashirsha Month as per Odiya Calendar. It is a festival dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi.
To welcome the Goddess into their homes, women draw rangoli designs in front of their houses.