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Odisha Parba O Parbani – Sudasha Brata – A Unique Festival of Odia Married Women – Dates of  Sudasha Brata 2015 – #Odisha #Festival #SudasaBrata #MandaPitha – Odia Calender 2015

                    Sudasha Brata is an Odia specific festival among the married women who take a vow for the well being of their husband & family. Sudasha Brat is observed on Thursdays whenever there is a combination of Shukla Paksha, Thursday and Dasami. It may fall more than once in a year, but women carries out brat depending on the auspiciousness as per individual gotras. Goddess Maha Lakshmi is worshipped during the day (Sudasha Brat) by offering 10 Manda Pithas (local Odia cake) in puja. A sacred ‘brat’ thread (consisting of ten layers of thread) is prepared in the prescribed manner and tied by women on their arms until the arrival of next Sudasha Brat. Then the thread is replaced again. Sudasha Purana is recited during puja time which tells about the story of Nala-Damayanti.

Odisha Parba O Parbani -Sudasha Brata - A Unique Festival of Odia Married Women - Dates of  Sudasha Brata 2015 - 10 mandaa ra bhoga -  #Odisha #Festival #SudasaBrata #MandaPitha  Sudasa Purana

Sudasha Brata (ସୁଦଶା ବ୍ରତ) , is a unique festival of Odisha among the women who take a vow for the well being of their family. It is observed whenever there is a combination of

  •  Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon),
  •  Thursday
  •  Dasami.

Goddess Lakshmi is worshipped during the day by offering 10 Manda Pithas in puja (see  for the recipe of Manda Pitha). A sacred thread (consisting of ten layers of thread) is prepared in the prescribed manner and tied by women on their arms until the arrival next occasion of Sudasha Brata (when the thread is replaced again).

Sudasha Brata Date in 2015 yr :-

Sudasha Brata is a unique ritual observed in Odisha. When there is a rare combination of Shukla Paksha, Thursday and Dasami in Odia Calendar Sudash Brata is observed. Sudasa Brata is dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi.  Sudasha Brata/Manabasa is on 29th-Jan-2015 & 28th May 2015 .


Recipe of Suji Manda  :- 

find the recipe of Manda pitha

Odia Sudasha Brata Story :-

Read the story of Sudasha Brata in Odia Language  & Sudasha Brata eBooks / Puja Bahi

During Sudasha Brat, all the offerings to Goddess Laxmi are in 10s – 10 manda pitha, 10 Dubaghasa, 10 barkoli patra, 10 arua rice, 10 leaves of mango, 10 betel nuts, 10 amla with leaves, 10 mustard plant with flowers. And, last but not the least, 10 names of Devi Laxmi are uttered while worshipping & reciting Sudasha Brat Purana. The 10 names of Laxmi may include Laxmi Narayani, Kamalini, Haripriya, Padmalaya, , Kamala, Sinduradulani , Chanchala, Vighnaanta, Durgatinashini, Vishuna Patarani, Janaki, Bimala, Jagamohini, etc. During the religious month of Margasira (Nov-Dec), Sudasha Brat also falls on a particular Thursday & thus its celebrated alongwside Manabasa Guruwar Laxmi Puja.  (src eodisha.org & Incrediable odisha)

କବି ବଳରାମ ଦାସଙ୍କ  ରଚିତ ‘ଲକ୍ଷ୍ମୀ ପୁରାଣ’ ଓଡ଼ିଶାର ଘରେ ଘରେ ପରିଚିତ । ଲକ୍ଷ୍ମୀଙ୍କର ବରପ୍ରାପ୍ତ ହୋଇ ଶ୍ରୀୟା ଚଣ୍ଡାଳୁଣୀର କୁଡ଼ିଆ ଅଜସ୍ର ଧନସମ୍ପଦରେ ପରିପୂର୍ଣ୍ଣ ଚନ୍ଦନ ଉଆସରେ ପରିଣତ ହେବା ସହ ପୁତ୍ରହୀନା ଶ୍ରୀୟା ପଞ୍ଚପୁତ୍ରର ଜନନୀ ହେବା ଏବଂ ଲକ୍ଷ୍ମୀଛଡ଼ା କଳଙ୍କ ବୋହି ଜଗନ୍ନାଥ ଓ ବଳଭଦ୍ର ଦୁଇଭାଇ ଶ୍ରୀମନ୍ଦିରରୁ ବିତାଡ଼ିତ ହୋଇ ଅନେକ କଷ୍ଟ ଭୋଗିବା କଥା ସମସ୍ତେ ଜାଣନ୍ତି । ବର୍ଷର ପ୍ରତ୍ୟେକ ଗୁରୁବାର ଲକ୍ଷ୍ମୀଙ୍କର ବାର ହେଲେ ମଧ୍ୟ ଚାରି ପବିତ୍ର ମାସ ମଧ୍ୟରୁ ମାର୍ଗଶୀର ମାସର ଗୁରୁବାର ଗୁଡ଼ିକର ସ୍ୱତନ୍ତ୍ର ମାହାତ୍ମ୍ୟ ରହିଛି । ଏହି ଦିନଗୁଡ଼ିକରେ ଧନିଗରିବ, ଉଚ୍ଚନୀଚ ସମସ୍ତେ ଧାନମାଣ ବସାଇ ଅନ୍ନଦାତ୍ରୀ, ଧନସମ୍ପଦର ଦେବୀ ମା’ ଲକ୍ଷ୍ମୀଙ୍କର ପୂଜା କରନ୍ତି ଓ ଲକ୍ଷ୍ନୀ ପୁରାଣ ପାଠ କରନ୍ତି । – See more at: 

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