festivals >> Bakula Lagi Amabashya

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Bakula Amavasya, or Bakula Amabasya, is observed during the period of Decembaer – January ( Pousha Odiya Month )  in Odisha. Bakula Lagi means offering mango flower to lord of temples in Odisha. One special puja is offered to Lord Jagannath on this day of Bakula Amabashya. The festival is basically a farming based festival. The farmer believes offering Mango Flowers ( Literally known in Odisha is Baula or Bakula ) to Lord Jagannath,  get more Mangoes postliminary mango season. . The people of Odisha prepared a typical food named ” Khira Ganitha ” , ” Dhala Manda Pitha ” puting few number of mango flower and offered to home Deities . The food is also offered to Mango trees.

Pausha Masa Bakula Lagi festival in pousha month