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Celebrating Dussehra & Durga Puja in Odisha | Shopping, Famous Pandals, Food

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Celebrating Dussehra & Durga Puja in Odisha | Shopping, Famous Pandals,  Food

Durga Puja in Odisha (Odia: ଦୁର୍ଗା ପୂଜା) is observed as Sharadiyo Durga Puja in the Oriya month of Aswina (September–October) and Kalipuja (October–November), which is celebrated with utmost solemnity, gaiety, and éclat. The harvest time or Sharadiya function is known as different names in Odisha: Dussehra, Durgapuja, Akal Bodhan, Shodasa Upachara, Durgotsava, Sharadiya Utsava and so forth. This time of the season feels so magical and beautiful. I'm sure that you will be feeling the same.  SHOPPING: You can shop quality handloom products from OdiKala.com and Get Flat 20% Off + Additional 10% off on orders above Rs.2000, Using code DUSSEHRA10....

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Chhena Jalebi | Cuisine of Odisha

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Chhena Jalebi | Cuisine of Odisha

We all love sweet dishes, Among thousands of dishes, Jalebi has its own Unique look & mouth watering taste.Jalebi's fun is a bit different, it is fun to have served hot. Chhena Jalebi (Odia: ଛେନା ଝିଲାପି) is a sweet dish originally from coastal Odisha in eastern India, a state known for desserts made of chhena. Its popularity has spread beyond coastal Odisha. Chhena Jalebis are made in a manner very similar to regular jalebis which are popular throughout India. However, the basic ingredient is fresh curd cheese called chenna. Fresh chhena is thoroughly kneaded and rolled up into shapes similar to...

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Handloom Weaving in Odisha | Know about the Process of Weaving & Weavers.

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Handloom Weaving in Odisha | Know about the Process of Weaving & Weavers.

The Process of Weaving Each and Every thread of the Odisha sarees are Hand woven. All the process involved in weaving a saree is carried out manually, no machine is used in any of the steps. The process starts with dyeing the cotton/silk material. In short, the coloring process includes dipping the material repeatedly in the boiled color water. Utmost care is taken while dyeing the cotton/silk to make sure that the color is uniform throughout the material and it doesn't affect the quality of the material. Handloom Weaving Weaving is a method of fabric production in which two distinct...

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Lankeswari Temple, Sonepur, Odisha

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Lankeswari Temple, Sonepur, Odisha

Lankeswari Temple is well known for its amazing natural beauty and it is counted as one of unique tourist destinations in the Sonepur/Subarnapur district, Odisha. Lankeswari temple is a delightful shrine. Lankeswari Temple is located inside the river Mahanadi at Sonepur town, Subarnapur district, Odisha, India. Once upon a time Sonepur region was known as Paschima Lanka. Goddess Lankeswari was the presiding deity of Paschima Lanka. Now Maa Lankeswari is worshiped by the Kaivarta (fisherman) community of Sonepur and people of Subarnapur district. One can see this temple while traveling on the road connecting Ulunda, Dharmasala, Sonepur and Birmaharajpur. It is...

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Pasapalli or Saptapar Sarees, Top 16 Recommended picks

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Pasapalli or Saptapar Sarees, Top 16 Recommended picks

This Saree is woven at Sonepur, Barpali and Baunsri of Western Odisha. The speciality of the Pasapalli or Saptapar Saree is the designs like Chess Board's boxes on the Body or Border. Normally this saree is woven with Silk thread, Cotton thread, Tussar, Mix of Silk & Tussar. Pallu of Some Pasapalli or Saptapar Saree is made with golden colour threads. The Border of the Sarees is made beautifully. In this Saree, weaver wove flowers, landscapes, geomatical designs and more can be made. In the Pallu, weaver makes Sankha (Shell), Chakra (Wheel), Flowers, Animals, Forest, Hills etc. Here are the Recommended...

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