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  • suna-besa
    Jun 16 2017

    Suna Besa: The Last Precious Ceremony of Rath Yatra

    Suna Besha in Puri observed five times during a year. Generally the besha happen on Bijaya Dashami in October, Kartik Purnima in November Pausa Purnima in December,  Magha Purnima in January & Asadha Ekadashi in July . The last Besha is observed on the chariot in front of Temple, other four Besha are observed in temple. Read more

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  • Raja-Festival
    Jun 12 2017

    Raja Festival: Honor to Womanhood

    Every year the month of June is the starting of ceremony for Odias.  Nowadays, the Odia festivals are celebrated by the whole world. Odia festivals are important part of Odia culture and Raja festival is one among the prominent ones. It is the three days celebration, which has been observed by women of Odisha.

    During Raja festival, women and girls take rest from work and wear new dresses and sarees, Alata and ornaments. It’s similar to Ambubachi Mela. The most popular among numerous festivals in Odisha, Raja is celebrated for three consecutive days. Just as the earth prepares itself to whence its thirst by the incoming rain the unmarried girls of the family are groomed for impeding matrimony through this festival.

    They pass these three days in joyous festivity and observe customs like eating only uncooked and nourishing food especially Podapitha, do not take bath or take salt, do not walk barefooted and vow to give birth to healthy children in future. The most vivid and enjoyable memories one has of the Raja gaiety is the rope-swings on big banyan trees and the lyrical folk-songs that one listens from the nubile beauty enjoying the atmosphere.

    In cities nowadays, most of the organization are introducing so many activities to add more fun to this festival. They do some competitions for women’s participation, offering special discounts on malls for ladies, special tourism discounts by Odisha hotels for three days holiday and like this many more. Along with old traditions the new age creativity is giving more joy and fun for Odisha women in these three special days.

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  • rathyatra
    Jun 09 2017

    Reasons that Compel You for a Puri Rath Yatra Visit

    Rath Yatra festival of Odisha is exclusively dedicated to Lord Jagannath, who is believed as the Lord of the Universe by Hindu devotees. Visiting the Jagannath Temple at Puri during the occasion of Rath Yatra is considered to be extremely auspicious. Here are few things that let you understand, why going to Rath Yatra is good for you: Read more

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  • deba-snapurnima-puri
    Jun 08 2017

    Debasnana Purnima: First Ceremony of Hindus

    Puri will be in news for this month because this is the month of celebration. Devotees from all over Odisha, India and even from foreign countries are waiting for this festival. Debasnana Purnima is the first important festival before starting the Rath Yatra or Car Festival is Snana Yatra. Snana Yatra means Bathing Festival.  Read more

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  • rathyatra puri
    Jul 05 2016

    Experience the Unchangeable Rituals of Rath Yatra 2016 in Puri

    Rath Yatra at Puri in Odisha is the symbolic journey of Lord Jagannath and his siblings from the Puri temple to Gundicha temple. This divine journey is celebrating every year during the beginning of the monsoon in July. Read more

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  • Rath Yatra 2016 in Puri
    Jul 02 2016

    Biggest Festivals of Odisha : Rath Yatra 2016 in Puri

    July is the most important month for not only Puri but all Odisha people as they have their prominent festival to celebrate every year. And this prominent festival is none other than Rath Yatra or Chariot festival. Read more

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  • Rath yatra 2016
    Jul 01 2016

    Visit Rath Yatra 2016 To Know More About Lords

    Rath Yatra is a prominent festival of Odisha that is observed every year during the month of July. This festival has been celebrated from many decades and it is a strange thing that nothing has been changed since then. Read more

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  • goa-tour
    Jun 30 2016

    Goa Carnival Tours: Best Way to see Blended Culture

    Apart from named as the beach paradise of India, Goa is also named as the being the party-capital of India due to its colorful celebrations and vibrant events. So must come for Goa Carnival tour package  to see a different side of Goa. Read more

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  • rath yatra in Puri
    Jun 20 2016

    Get The Divine Experience At Rath Yatra 2016 in Puri

    Like every year this time Rath Yatra 2016 in Puri is also going to be a great event. The journey of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra from Puri temple to Gundicha temple is the most popular event of Odisha, which every devotee love to see and take part in this car festival. Read more

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  • rathyatra puri
    Jun 13 2016

    Facts About Rath Yatra 2016 in Puri

    Jagannath Temple of Odisha is an ancient Hindu temple built in 11th Century, main deities being worshipped here are Lord Jagannath, Subadhra and Balabadhra. Read more

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