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 […]

Phagu Dasami 2013, First day of Dolyatra in Orissa

Phagu Dasami is the first day of Dolyatra festival in Orissa. It is observed on Phalgun Shukla Dashami, the tenth day in bright half of Falgun month. Phagu Dasami 2013 date is March 22. On this day, idols or images of Radha and Lord Krishna are placed on a swing as part of Basantotsav. It […]