Ashokastami 2017 | Ashokashtami during Basant Navratri

Ashokastami or Ashok Ashtami festival is observed on Chaitra Shukla Ashtami day on which Durgashtami is also observed during Basant Navratri. In 2017, Ashokastami date is April 4. This festival is mainly celebrated in Orissa, Bengal, Tripura and some other parts of Eastern India. Ashokastami festival is celebrated with utmost gaiety and much pomp in […]

Chaiti Mangalabara 2017, Chaiti Mangalavara Osha or Chait mahina Vrata in Odisha

Chaiti Mangalabar or Chaiti Mangalabara Osha is the vow observed on Tuesdays during Chait mahina or Chaitra month in Odisha. This brata is dedicated to Goddess Mangala. In 2017, Chaiti Mangalavara vrata dates are – March 14, March 21, March 28, April 4 and April 11. Mangala Devi Puja or Shakti Puja is performed during the […]

Dola Purnima 2017, Dol Poornima, Holi Festival in Orissa

Dola Purnima or Dol Poornima is the auspicious day during Holi festival celebrations in Orissa. In 2017, Dola Purnima date is March 12. The celebrations of Dola Purnima are similar to that of Dol Purnima festival in Bengal. In Orissa and Bengal,Holi celebrations will begin on Phagu Dasami and end on Phalgun Poornima or main […]

Kumar Purnima 2016 in Odisha

Kumar Purnima is the festival celebrated on the full moon day during Ashwina month in Odisha. In 2016, Kumar Purnima date is October 15. On this day, unmarried girls and boys worship Janha Mamu (the Moon God). This puja is also called as Kaumudi Puja. Kaumudi is the other name of Moon. Kumar Purnima is […]

Samba Dashami 2016, Samba Dasami or Surya Puja in Orissa

Samba Dashami vrat, also known as Surya Puja, is observed on the 10th day in Shukla Paksha in Pausha month in Orissa. In 2016, Samba Dashami date or Surya Puja date is January 19. This festival is dedicated to Surya Bhagwan, mainly observed in Orissa. Legends or Samba Dasami vrat katha say that Samba, the […]

Kartik Purnima celebrations in Puri Jagannath Temple

As the Kartik month is favorite month for Lord Vishnu, Lord Puri Jagannath is worshipped with special pujas and rituals on this day. Lakhs of Vishnu devotees perform ritual bath in the sea and offer their prayers to Lord Jagannath. In 2015, Kartik Purnima date is November 25. During Kartik Purnima day, deities of Lord […]

Chandan Yatra 2016 in Puri Jagannath Temple

Chandan Yatra or Chandan Jatra, popularly known as Chandan Mahotsava, is one of the major festivals held at Puri Jagannath Temple in Orissa. In 2016, Chandan Yatra date is May 9. Chandan Yatra is celebrated on Akshaya Tritiya day during which the holy rituals for annual Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra are begun. Chandan Mahotsava is continued […]

Dhanu Yatra 2015, Dhanu Yatra in Orissa during Pausa Month

Dhanu Yatra is celebrated during Pausa month or Paush maas in Bargarh of Orissa. In 2014-15, Dhanu Yatra is from December 26, 2014 to January 5, 2015. The festival starts at 6 am on December 26 and ends at 11.55 pm on January 5 in 2015. Dhanu Yatra commemorates the visit of Lord Krishna to Mathura. Dhanu Yatra is […]

Panchuka, Bagapanchuka: Five auspicious days of Kartika Month in Orissa

Panchuka (Panchaka vrat | Bagapanchuka vrata) is observed during the last five days in Kartika month mainly in Orissa. In 2014, Panchuka vrat starts on 2 November and ends on November 6. Panchuka starts on Bodhini Ekadashi and ends on Kartika Purnima festival. Kartik Purnima marks the ending of Panchuka or Bagapanchuka vrata. During Panchaka, especially on Utthana […]

Odia Panji 2017, Download Odia Panji, Odia Calendar 2017 for free

Oriya Panji or Oriya Calendar is here for free download. You can easily download the Odiya Panji in PDF or html format. And some other links are also provided for online monthly calendars. All these links are given in public interest for sensible usage. Odia Calendar 2017 PDF Download for free – Link – Kohinoor Calendar 2017 […]