festivals >> Kartik Purnima at Puri

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Kartik Purnima is the pious hindu festival, it is the last day of Karik Month( October – November ). In holy city Jagannath Puri, devottess are taken holy deep at sea ( Mahodadhi ) and take darashn of Lord Jagannath . ‘ Boita Bandana ‘ is another tradition event occour at early morning by the people of Odisha, after taking bath they float tiny boats made out of cork and coloured paper or bark of the banyan tree while reminiscing the past glory. In olden days Sadhabas (Sea traders) used to sail off to distant islands like Java, Sumatra, Borneo, Ceylon etc. for their trade by huge boats (Boita).

Today large Numbers of devotees found at puri to take holy darshn of Lord Jagannath dressed up with Raj – Rajeswar Besha.

Kartik Purnima at Puri