Dola Purnima 2020 | Dol Poornima, Holi Festival in Orissa

Dola Purnima or Dol Poornima is the auspicious day during Holi festival celebrations in Orissa. In 2020, Dola Purnima date is March 9.

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 Holi festival will be celebrated on the day after Dol Purnima.

During the celebrations of Dola Purnima, Dol Yatra or Dol Jatra is celebrated. The idols of Lord Krishna and Radha are carried out for procession and worshipped in a grand manner. The procession halts in front of every house and offered special bhog. On Dola Purnima day, Swing Festival is celebrated. This festival is mentioned as Basantotsab or Vasantotsav or Basant rithu festival in Puranic texts.

Panchang, 9 March 2020

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:44 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:30
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)18:16 Chandrastama (Moonset)00:00

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Purnima – 23:16
Nakshatra Purva Phalguni – 25:08*
Yoga Dhriti – 16:58
Karana Bava – 23:16

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Phaalguna
Amavasyanta Month Phaalguna
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 08:13 – 09:41
Gulika Kalam: 14:05 – 15:33
Yama Gandam: 11:09 – 12:37

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kumbha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Simha – 30:22:01*

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 19:32 – 20:56
Abhijit: 12:13 – 13:00

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 11:09 – 12:33
Durmuhurthams: 15:22 – 16:09

Dola Purnima 2020 date in Other countries..

Dola Purnima 2020 in USA (PST) – March 9

Dola Purnima 2020 in Hawaii – March 9

Dola Purnima 2020 in USA (MST) – March 9

Dola Purnima 2020 in USA (EST) – March 9

Dola Purnima 2020 in Trinidad & Tobago – March 9

Dola Purnima 2020 in UK – March 9

Dola Purnima 2020 in UAE & Middle East –  March 9

Dola Purnima 2020 in Malaysia – March 9

Dola Purnima 2020 in Singapore – March 9

Dola Purnima 2020 in Australia – March 9

Dola Purnima 2020 in New Zealand – March 9

Dola Purnima 2020 in Fiji Islands – March 9

Dola Purnima in Previous Years

In 2019, Dola Purnima date was March 21.

In 2018, Dola Purnima date was March 1.

In 2017, Dola Purnima date was March 12.

In 2016, Dola Purnima date was March 23.

In 2015, Dola Purnima date was March 5.

In 2014, Dola Purnima date was March 16.

In 2013, Dola Purnima date was March 27.

Dola Purnima 2012 date was 8 March 2012.

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