Glimpses Of Odisha

Odisha! Be amazed

Odisha (formerly Orissa), is an East Indian state situated on the coast along the Bay of Bengal. Odisha stands for its ancient glory and modern endeavor. It covers a journey from being the homeland of 67 tribal communities to becoming a sports destination and an investment haven. Come, get Amazed

Know Odisha

Odisha remains an enigma, as you traverse from East to West or North to South; every bend has an untold story, an untouched presence, like a surprise that’s waiting to be revealed.

Art & Architecture

Odisha  has a rich artistic heritage. Due to the reign of many different rulers in the past, arts and crafts in Odisha underwent many changes giving an artistic diversity today in the forms of traditional handicrafts, painting and carving and even the literature.

  • Literature

    Odia belongs to the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European language family

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  • Handicrafts

    When the magic in the fingers, manifests in exquisite treasures of the land

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  • Architecture

    Kalingan form of Architecture is similar to Nagara style of North India yet uniquely different.

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Boyanika

hand made stoles and
dupattas
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Cultural Heritage

Ruled by various kings and dynasties, Odisha has acquired many a traditions in its wake. Thus Odisha can best be defined through its racial and cultural amalgamation that lives through its heritage.

  • Music & Dance

    In sync with the greatest music of Odisha, the Odissi dance is said to be an effort to come near God and experience true bliss. Therefore, this dance was a legacy kept alive by the devadasis who used to dance to the recitation of hymns and bols of talas.

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  • Festivals & Fairs

    Odisha is a confluence of the Aryan, Dravidian and Adivasi cultures. Most festivals in the state bring out some part of these cultures and celebrate their religion by way of festivals which span out the entire year.

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Cuisine

Cuisine

Odia love food, owing the importance of it in the religious culture of the state. Odia cuisine is very simple yet delicious, prepared in little or no oil which gives out the flavors of the spices that are sparingly used themselves. The spread is vast and is very easy on the palate.

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