Dola Purnima 2018 | Dol Poornima, Holi Festival in Orissa

Dola Purnima or Dol Poornima is the auspicious day during Holi festival celebrations in Orissa. In 2018, Dola Purnima date is March 1.

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.

Dola Purnima 2018 date in Other countries..

Dola Purnima 2018 in USA (PST) – March 1

Dola Purnima 2018 in Hawaii – March 1

Dola Purnima 2018 in USA (MST) – March 1

Dola Purnima 2018 in USA (EST) – March 1

Dola Purnima 2018 in Trinidad & Tobago – March 1

Dola Purnima 2018 in UK – March 1

Dola Purnima 2018 in UAE & Middle East –  March 1

Dola Purnima 2018 in Malaysia – March 1

Dola Purnima 2018 in Singapore – March 1

Dola Purnima 2018 in Australia – March 1

Dola Purnima 2018 in New Zealand – March 1

Dola Purnima 2018 in Fiji Islands – March 1

Dola Purnima in Previous Years

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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