Odisha’s traders travelled abroad in the past for trade and cultural exchanges, one of the most prominent countries they went to was Indonesia.
Guru Nanak was born at the same time as the famous Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and both were equivalently engaged in the spreading of religious teachings.
Every year, the traditional boat makers of Jaleswarpur, Mahanga block of Cuttack wait for this festive eve to showcase their unique craftsmanship and make thousands of miniature boats for the devotees.
A huge boat was sailed on the occasion of Kartika Purnima. These visuals are from Odisha’s Balasore district. Devotees sailed this boat as part of Boita Bandana ritual.
On Kartika Purnima, a usually large number of people across the state congregate at river ghats or near other water bodies to take bath in the wee hours and sail miniature boats with lamps and crackers as the festival is known as ‘Boita Bandana’.
BMC barred outdoor celebration of the auspicious Kartika Purnima on October 19 by imposing restrictions for the public on visiting different temples and water bodies across the city
Public congregation won't be allowed at Bindusagar Lake, river ghats and other water bodies within the jurisdiction of BMC.
Balasore: In a suspected case of food poisoning, as many as 22 persons including 14 children were taken ill after consuming food at a community feast in Kantabania village under Remuna block of Balasore district here on Saturday. According to sources, residents of Kantabania village had gathered to enjoy Kartika Purnima festivities and take part […]
Balasore: Thousands of people thronged Balighat area in the district as per a tradition to donate beggars on the occasion of Kartika Purnima on Friday. Known as ‘Bhikshuk Mela’ in local parlance, thousands of beggars from the State and outside including West Bengal and Jharkhand thronged reached Balighat to participate in the event. “Kartika is […]
Keonjhar/Balasore: A minor boy drowned and two other youths were rescued while being swept away by water at two different places of the State during sailing miniature boats as part of the celebrations of Kartika Purnima today. In the first incident, the nine-year-old kid, Subham Rout, drowned while sailing miniature boat in Kusei river at Nuagarh […]
Bhubaneswar: In view of the present Covid-19 pandemic situation, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday imposed restrictions on sailing of miniature boats in Bindusagar and other river ghats in the State capital city on the occasion of Kartika Purnima on 30th November 2020. The city administration has also imposed restriction on visiting of temples […]
Berhampur: The sea beach in Gopalpur and Sunapur of Ganjam district will wear a deserted look from Saturday as the local administration has imposed restrictions on public gathering in the beaches for a period of three days till November 30. Reportedly, the decision of the administration comes in the wake of an apprehension of a […]
Bhubaneswar: The Covid-19 pandemic has cast a shadow on Kartika Purnima celebrations on Monday as the religious fervour associated with the festival was dampened by the prohibitory orders of the Odisha government on congregation of people at river ghats and water bodies for mass bathing and sailing of miniature boats. On Kartika Purnima usually large […]