Pahili Bhoga

Dhanu Sankranti is celebrated on the first day of lunar Pousha month. The month of Pousha is considered the month of plenty. After collecting the harvest there is a festival of general rejoicing with special sweets of ‘Muan’, which is offered to Lord Jagannath in puja.  In the month of Dhanu Sankranti, Gopal Ballav Bhog […]

Sri Gundicha Yatra or Rath Yatra

Sri Gundicha Yatra or Rath Yatra Ratha Yatra is a regional holiday observed in Odisha, India. It is celebrated on Ashadha Shukla Paksha Dwitiya (second day after the new moon in the month of Ashadha). This holiday involves large chariots being pulled through the streets to commemorate the annual journey of Lord Jagannath, his brother […]