People In Western Districts Of Odisha Today Celebrates Nuakhai Festival


People in western districts of Odisha today celebrates Nuakhai festival, which marks eating newly harvested rice, with religious fervour and gaiety. On this day, people offer ‘Nabanna’ (new rice) out of newly harvested paddy crop to the deity amidst ‘Hulahuli’ (swaying of tongue generating a lilting sound by womenfolk), beating drums, cymbals and sounds of conch shells. After eating ‘Navanna’ bhog […]

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Janmashtami Will Be Celebrated On 14th August 2017


In Odisha, Janmashtami will be celebrated on 14th August 2017 (Monday). The birthday of Lord Krishna, the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu, is celebrated as Janmashtami. Hindus celebrate Janmashtami by fasting and staying up until midnight, the time when Krishna is believed to have been born. Images of Krishna’s infancy are placed in swings and cradles in temples and homes. […]

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Most Beautiful Koilighugar Waterfall Near Govindpur Village In Jharsuguda District, Odisha

Koilighugar Waterfalls

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 small ponds everywhere. The kolilighugar falls,well, fall in steps.There is a pathway made along the small stream on which the falls are located on the upstream side.One can walk over […]

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