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Pipili Chandua

Pipili Chandua
Gods, animals, birds, flowers, leaves, rounds and triangles… think of anything and the adept artisan will stitch your imagination onto fabric in no time. This thread of creativity runs in the village of Pipili in coastal Odisha, where a vibrant community of craftsmen specialises in applique craft . In fact, the village owes its existenc [...]

Raghurajpur Handicrafts Village

Raghurajpur Handicrafts Village
Raghurajpur, a small village in Puri district, occupies a unique place in the cultural map of India. The village is inhabited by artisans producing sheer poetry on pieces of treated cloth, dried palm leaf or paper. Situated on the southern bank of river Bhargavi and surrounded by coconut, palm, mango, jackfruit groves and other tropical tree [...]

Festivals of Lord Jagannath

Festivals of Lord Jagannath
  DOLA YATRA This is Celebrated from the tenth day of the bright fortnight of Falguna up to the full moon day. The representative deities Dologobinda, Bhudevi and Sreedevi are taken in a procession to Dolabedi located outside the outer compound wall of the main Temple and special rites are performed. CHANDAN YATRA This Takes place in th [...]

Deba Snana Purnima Jagannath Dham Pur...

Deba Snana Purnima Jagannath Dham Puri
SNANA YATRA This Festival takes places in the month of Jestha. it is popularly known as the Deba Snana Purnima.This is the first occasion in the course of a year when the deities Jagannath, Balabhadra,Subhadra along with Sudarsan and Madanmohan are brought out from the Temple and taken in procession to Snana Bedi located in the North East co [...]

Bimala Shakti Pitha

Bimala Shakti Pitha
Bimala Shaktipeetha is one of the four Adi Shakti Peethas located in Puri, India. The temple dedicated to the goddess Bimala is located to the right of the main temple of Jagannath within the Jagannath Temple, Puri complex beside the Rohini Kund. It is believed that the feet [Pada Khanda] of Goddess Sati fell here. The temple is considered fo [...]

Puri Jagannath Temple

Puri Jagannath Temple
The Puri temple is built on a gigantic raised platform in the heart of the city, The temple complex is enclosed by a wall about seven meters high -including the 0 height of the platform. The area of this platform is more than 4,20,000 sq.ft. The wall is pierced by four gates ,facing the four directions. On the east-facing gate, there are ston [...]

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