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Durga Puja in Cuttack
Durga Puja 2022: Gorgeous idols in Cuttack at a glance as devotees set to bid adieu to Maa

Covid or no-Covid era, millenium city Cuttack never leaves any stone unturned to make Durga Puja festival an occasion of pure glitter. It is here that the popular adage, all that glitters is not gold (and silver), literally is proved wrong. The city dazzles with gold and silver filigree works every year at the puja pandals and is well-known across the country for its royal celebrations. As devotees are set to bid adieu to Maa Durga, take a virtual tour of the pandals to catch a glimpse of the deity for one last time before the final ritual of idol immersion.

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  • Thursday, 06 October 2022
Raavan effigies light up skies across Odisha as people celebrate triumph of good over evil
Raavan effigies light up skies across Odisha as people celebrate triumph of good over evil

Fortunately, no untoward incident was reported from any part of the State.

  • Thursday, 06 October 2022
PM Modi Attends Dussehra in Kullu
Modi becomes first Prime Minister to attend Kullu Dussehra

In the nearly 400 years of the history of the world-famous weeklong Kullu Dussehra festivities, Narendra Modi became the first Prime Minister to pay obeisance to Kullu Valley's chief deity Lord Raghunath

  • Wednesday, 05 October 2022
Puja In Cuttack
Durga Puja Pandals & Idols Of Cuttack City

Durga Puja Pandals & Idols Of Cuttack City

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  • Wednesday, 05 October 2022
Bommala Koluvu In Odisha
Bommala Koluvu In Odisha – What & Who Celebrates It To Mark Dussehra

Dussehra for south Indians settled in Odisha’s Berhampur is synonymous with Bommala Koluvu festival. It is a quaint custom of arranging an array of dolls in elaborate themes. We can say it is a Telugu way of celebrating Dussehra.

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  • Wednesday, 05 October 2022
Cuttack Durga Puja Special
How Durga Puja In Cuttack Gets Its Famous Flags | Lesser-Known Facts

Durga puja in the Cuttack city is famous for umpteen reasons. However, one lesser known fact, which has been a part of the century-old tradition associated with Durga Puja, is the use of flags during the immersion ceremony.

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  • Wednesday, 05 October 2022
A tailor stitching a flag
Durga Puja: Significance of flags during Dussehra and immersion ceremony

Different puja committees take out flags of different colours, symbols with special mentions on it helping people identify the idols.

  • Wednesday, 05 October 2022
Peak Dussehra
Vijayadashami Rituals Begin, Ravana Dahan Awaited

Vijayadashami, a celebration of victory of good over evil, is being observed across Odisha today. Since morning devotees are making beeline to Durga mandaps and temples to seek blessings from the Goddess.

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  • Wednesday, 05 October 2022
Goddess Durga
Maha Navami: Significance of Kumari Puja in Odisha

Kumari Pujan is an important ritual celebrated on the occasion of Maha Navmi in the state of Odisha where nine young, beautiful girls are worshipped. These girls are believed to be incarnations of Goddess Durga.

  • Tuesday, 04 October 2022
In this temple, Raavan is held captive for 364 days
In this temple, Raavan is held captive for 364 days; opened only on Dussehra

It is believed that the sight of Raavan in this temple not only kills evil thoughts but also sharpens the mind.

  • Tuesday, 04 October 2022
Maa Siddhidatri
Worship Siddhidatri today to fulfil all your desires

To avail the blessings from the Goddess' feet, we have to worship her regularly and constantly. Remembrance, meditation and worship of Maa Bhagwati can make us realize the vanity of this world and lead us to the ultimate peaceful abode of reality.

  • Tuesday, 04 October 2022
Akshardham Pandal
Bhubaneswar Dussehra Pandal Visit - Rasulgarh, Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar Dussehra Pandal Visit - Rasulgarh, Bhubaneswar

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  • Monday, 03 October 2022
Ollywood's missing charm in Dussehra, theatre owners disappointed
Ollywood's missing charm in Dussehra, theatre owners disappointed

Earlier, theatre owners used to struggle to clinch an Odia movie during big festivals like New Year, Raja, and Dussehra. However, things have changed drastically in the last couple of years.

  • Monday, 03 October 2022
Durga Puja Food
Durga Puja 2022: Make these 3 traditional Odia dishes to relish this Dussehra

We have listed some dishes that are typically made in Odia homes during Durga Puja festivities:

  • Monday, 03 October 2022
Durga Puja celebrations kick-off
Durga Puja Celebrations Get Off To A Colourful Start In Odisha

Various towns and adjoining places in Odisha have turned bright and colourful. The major part of the Durga puja celebrations kicked off with the Shasthi rituals across the State.

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  • Saturday, 01 October 2022
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