The sister of Prajapita Bramaha kumari binds Rakhi to Sankaracharya puri on the occasion of rakhi purnima. Photo: Ranjan Ganguly, Puri
In Odisha married women observe sacred Sabitri Brata on Odiya month Jyestha for good health and long life of their husbands. Similarly Smt. Sashimani Debi who treats Lord Sri Jagannath as her eternal husband, observed the day for the sake of Sri Lord Jagannath.