Odissi Dancer – Biswajit Das

Odissi Dancer – Biswajit Das

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Odissi Konark Festival

Konark Festival    

Patta Chitra Art Handicrafts orissa

Patta Chitra

Patta Chitra is a religious paintings its come from a small village Raghurajpur near Puri, in Orissa. ‘Patta’ in Sanskrit means ‘Vastra’ or ‘clothings’ chitra means painting.   These paintings … Continue Reading →


Tarakashi is a type of silver Filigree . Cuttack is the most popular in world for its filigree works. Its highly skilled art form is more than 500 years old. … Continue Reading →


Chandua (applique )  chandua  is a  poplar handicraft in Pipili, Puri and surrounding area. Each and every family of here is engaged themselves in this applique craft. This is livelihood … Continue Reading →

Clay Crafts

The clay crafts of Orissa are also known for the terracotta pottery which is done with refined clay. The clay items that are created by the terracotta process need the … Continue Reading →

Stone Carving

From the 6th century onwards, Orissa produced a wealth of sculptural treasure in stone. It is a major handicraft of Orissa. As is evident from the innumerable archaeological monuments, rock-cut … Continue Reading →

Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti is celebrated on the occasion of uttarayan  (northward journey) of the Sun-god. A special semi-liquid preparation called Makara Chaula is offered to the god as prasad and distributed among … Continue Reading →

Sri Panchami

This day students seek the blessings of Devi Saraswati – the goddess of arts and learning. Puja is performed before the image of the goddess  and students observe fast till … Continue Reading →


It is the day of Lord Shiva’s appearance in the universe. To celebrate the occasion devotees of Lord Shiva perform puja in temples during the day. There is a custom … Continue Reading →