MOST POPULAR & FAMOUS DISTINCTIVE HAND WOVEN TEXTILES OF ODISHA
The variety and distinctive hand woven textiles of Odisha (Orissa) in unusual patterns and vibrant colours have supported a thriving cottage industry employing thousands. Even in a country which has for millennia, been famous for the variety and beauty of its textiles, orissa has undoubtedly all the best choices to explore.
Odisha (Orissa) is famous for its silk ikat weaves created by an intricate process called the “bandha” in which warp and weft threads are tie-dyed to produce the pattern on the loom while weaving. Typical design motifs include rows of birds and animals, fish, seashells, rudraksh beads and temple spires.
Sambalpur, Berhampur, Mayurbhanj and Nuapatna produce a striking range in tassar silk with a brilliance, glaze and texture that is unmatched. The rare silk fabric produced at Nuapatna in Cuttack district embellished with verses from the Gitagovinda is used to dress the idols at the Jagannath Temple. The masters are well versed with the centuries old art of silk worm cultivation and create silk ties, stoles, furnishings and dress materials apart from saris.
Thousands of weavers are inhabited in remote villages living with age old traditions, creating superb workmanship on silk, cotton, tusser fabrics. The weavers of each region work in their own distinctive style. The weavers at Nuapatna, who weave texts from religious scriptures into special silk ikat used for the rituals inside the temple. The southern Orissa Bomkai saris are also of high quality. Traditional saris and other varieties of cloth like bed covers, table linen etc are also brilliantly weaving by the weavers.
The famous temple of Maa Olasuni became illustrious due to famous Odia Saint, Religious Writer and Philosopher Arakshit Das in around 1835. The temple situates on a hilltop and cave of Palai Mouza, Badachana Block of Jajpur District. ...
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Kamakshidevi Temple, which is situated at the top of the Nilachal Hill at about 800 feet above the sea level. The entire temple complex not only comprises of many other ...
Dola Purnima or Holi is a popular festival in the coastal districts of Odisha. It is the full-moon day in the month of Falguna (March). Through the festival the spring ...
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Thirty five km. to the north-east of Puri lies the World Heritage Monument, the Sun Temple of Konark. Twelve hundred craftsmen had toiled hard ...
Koilighugar waterfalls is a small but lovely three tiered falls lies near the village of govindpur in the Jharsuguda district.The villages in these pars of India are very beautiful with ...
Khirachora Gopinatha Temple is one of the famous temple in Odisha. It is situated at about 9kms from Balasore. The name of the place is Remuna. The name “Remuna” is ...
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Dhabaleswar Temple is a famous temple in Cuttack which is situated on the shore of River Mahanadi. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and mainly this place is famous for the hanging bridge or in odia this is known as Jhula Polo. Thistemple is situated at ...
Mahimagadi is the birth place of Mahima Dharma, situated at Joranda district, around 24 km from Dhenkanal Odisha. Santh Bhima Bhoi is the founder of Mahima Dharma. Lots of devotee ...
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