Oriya Festivals in 2011 – Important Hindu Orissa Festivals in 2011

Here is the list of Oriya festivals in 2011. Orissa, the land of Puri Jagannath, celebrates various Hindu festivals throughout the year. Oriya festivals may vary drastically from other parts of India. Makar Sankranti, Maha Shivaratri, Holi, Maha Vishuba Sankranti, Puri Rathyatra, Durga Puja, and Diwali are the biggest festivals in Orissa. Maha Vishuba Sankranti or Mesha Sankranti marks the Orissa New Year. And other major festivals in 2011 are given below in the list.

Orissa Festivals in January 2011

4 January 2011 – Bakula Amavasya

14 January 2011 – Makar Sankranti

15 January 2011 – Samba Dasami

16 January 2011 – Putrada Ekadasi

20 January 2011 – Pushyabhishek

29 January 2011 – Shattila Ekadashi

Odisha Festivals in February 2011

2 February 2011 – Triveni Amavasya

8 February 2011 – Basant Panchami Saraswati Puja

10 February 2011 – Rath Saptami / Achala Saptami

13 February 2011 – Kumbha Sankranti

14 February 2011 – Bhauma Ekadasi

18 February 2011 – Magha Purnima

28 February 2011 – Ekadashi

Odiya Festivals in March 2011

2 March 2011 – Maha Shivaratri

15 March 2011 – Phagu Dasami

15 March 2011 – Meena Sankranti

16 March 2011 – Papanasini Ekadashi

19 March 2011 – Dola Purnima / Dola Yatra

20 March 2011 – Holi

30 March 2011 – Papamochani Ekadasi

Orissa Festivals in April 2011

3 April 2011 – Chaitra Amavasya

11 April 2011 – Ashokashtami

12 April 2011 – Sri Ram Navami

14 April 2011 – Maha Vishuba Sankranti / Oriya New Year

14 April 2011 – Kamada Ekadasi

28 April 2011 – Varuthini Ekadashi

Odiya Festivals in May 2011

6 May 2011 – Akshaya Tritiya

13 May 2011 – Madhusudhani Ekadasi

15 May 2011 – Brusha Sankranti

28 May 2011 – Jalakrida Ekadasi

Odisha Festivals in June 2011

1 June 2011 – Savitri Amavasya

7 June 2011 – Shitla Sasthi

12 June 2011 – Nirjala Ekadashi

14 June 2011 – Pratham Puja

15 June 2011 – Raja Sankranti

27 June 2011 – Khalilagi Ekadasi

Odissa Festivals in July 2011

3 July 2011 – Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra / Gundicha Yatra

11 July 2011 – Bahuda Yatra / Return festival of Rathyatra

12 July 2011 – Harishayan Ekadasi

15 July 2011 – Vyasa Purnima

16 July 2011 – Karka Sankranthi

26 July 2011 – Kamada Ekadasi

30 July 2011 – Chitalagi Amavasya

Odissa Festivals in August 2011

 

9 August 2011 – Putrada Ekadasi

13 August 2011 – Gamha Purnima

13 August 2011 – Rakshabandhan or Rakhi festival

Odissa Festivals in August 2011

17 August 2011 – Simha Sankranti

19 August 2011 – Raksha Panchami

21 August 2011 – Smarta Janmashtami

22 August 2011 – Janmashtami for Baishnav sect

29 August 2011 – Saptapuri Amabasya

31 August 2011 – Bali Tritiya

Odissa Festivals in September 2011

1 September 2011 – Ganesh Chaturthi

2 September 2011 – Nua Khai

8 September 2011 – Parswa Paribartan Ekadasi

13 September 2011 – Apara Paksha starts

17 September 2011 – Kanya Sankranti

17 September 2011 – Vishwakarma Puja

23 September 2011 – Indira Ekadasi

27 September 2011 – Mahalaya Amabashya

Odissa Festivals in October 2011

4 October 2011 – Maha Astami Durga Puja

6 October 2011 – Vijaya Dashami Durga Puja / Dashara

6 October 2011 – Sudasha Brata

11 October 2011 – Kumar Purnima

17 October 2011 – Garbhana or Tula Sankranti

25 October 2011 – Dhanvantari Puja

26 October 2011 – Deepavali

30 October 2011 – Naga Chaturthi

Odissa Festivals in November 2011

4 November 2011 – Amla Navami / Kushmand Navami

6 November 2011 – Prabhodini Ekadasi

10 November 2011 – Kartik Purnima

11 November 2011 – Chhada Khai

17 November 2011 – Manabasa Gurubar

17 November 2011 – Bicha Sankranti

19 November 2011 – Prathamashtami

21 November 2011 – Uthpanna Ekadasi

24 November 2011 – Manabasa Gurubara

Odissa Festivals in December 2011

1 December 2011 – Manabasa Gurubas Puja

6 December 2011 – Mokshada Ekadasi

8 December 2011 – Manabasa Gurubar

16 December 2011 – Dhanu Sankranti

24 December 2011 – Bakula Amavasya

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