Kumara Purnima-Kumar Utsav-Oriya Song

KUMAR PURNIMA IN ODISHA

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The traditional song of Kumar Purnami -"Kuanra Punei Janha Go..Phula Baula Beni” -Lyric
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Lyric of Kuanra Punei Janha Go
Story Behind Kumara Purnami

Kumar Purnima is celebrated on the occasion of northward journey of Sun God. Kumar or Kartika ,the handsome son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati was born on this auspacious full-moon day. It is the most popular autumn festival (in the month of October or November) celebrated by Kumaris (unmarried girls) in the Odisha State. All girls wish for a handsome husband like Kartika who was most handsome among all Hindu Gods. On this day Makara Chaula is offered to the God as prasadam and throw that in the near by pond or river and after that they search for snails ,oysters shell or piece of bamboo stick and throw it to the roof of their own house singing the songs "Danta kathi mo bhai heu suna kathi,genda mo bhai heu bhenda.. "whcih means "Oh God make my brother strong and a golden stick.."
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2 comments :

  1. As a odia i m saying this article is wonderful and heart touching .So nice this writings .Thanx from deepak basti ,Automobile Engineer,Saudiarab.

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  2. jhia tie aji basi chahi thae kumar punei janha

    khusire tahara nachi uthu thae kayee phulia ta mana

    khae khiri pitha mitha khaja au khaee mitha mitha arna

    puja kari thae dei dhupa deepa dei se phula chanadana

    HAPPY KUMARA PURNIMA
    aStEeK dAs

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