festivals >> Dola Yatra

Last Update: 10th Mar 2012   VIEWS: 5,451

Dola Yatra, the festival at puri is performed from the 10th day of bright fortnigh upto full moon day of Falguna. On this oceassion the representatives of the deities are taken to the Dola vedi where the play of Fagu or Holy is sprinkled and people participated in it with great rejoice. The festival is otherwise known as Basant Ustav. However, Dola Yatra is very important festival in the Puri District which is also called Dola Melana. The Sassana villagers observe this Dola Melana is very intresting. The famouse melans are Hari Rajpur, HareKrusnapur, Brahmagiri etc, where thousand of people gather together with Dola Medhas and pankti.

 

2011 Holi Hari Rajpur Basant Ustav