Religious in Bhubaneswar

Maha Shivaratri

Devotees fast and perform pujas (prayers or offerings) throughout the night ready to witness the priest placing a sacred lamp on the top of Lingaraj Mandir.
Cultural in Bhubaneswar

Adivasi Mela

Bhubaneswar goes tribal for the annual Adivasi Mela festival, celebrating the art, dance and handicrafts of Odisha’s tribal groups.
Religious in Bhubaneswar


The idol of Lord Lingaraj is taken by chariot to Bindu Sagar for ritual bathing and then to Rameswaram Temple for a four-day stay.