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Pana Sankranti

Pana Sankranti

Pana Samkranti, Pana Samkranti travel, Pana Samkranti of Orissa, Fair and Festival of Orissa, Orissa fairs festivals tourPana Sankranti or Chhatua Sankranti is celebrated to mark the first day of the astral month. On this day a small pot with a hole at the bottom filled with 'pana' or sweet drink is hung on basil (Tulsi) plant.

The falling of water from the pot symbolizes the declining of rain and thus this Samkranti marks the commencement of rainy season and of the cultivation cycle. The people of coastal Orissa ceremonially consume the flour of horse gram (chhatua) after offering it to the basil plant.

 

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