Kumar Purnima, Odisha

This is The Festival Celebrated in the month of Aswin (October, November)on the full moon day. This Festival Is Very Special for Unmarried boys And Girls. Specially, Girls Worship The God Kartik To get a Good And Handsome Boy As her Husband And They observe fasting for the day.

This autumn festival is one of the most popular and important festival of Orissa. ‘Kumar’ or ‘Kartikeya’, the handsome Son of Shiva was born on this day. It is also the time for sellers of knick-knacks to rake in some of the bounty the festival of the goddess of wealth offers.

Early Morning Girls take bath and wear new garment then offer Foods to Sun God . It is a festival of rejoicing for the girls. All of them sing and dance, they play also one kind of game known as ‘puchi’.