Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Rajo wish


Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished the people of Odisha on the eve of Rajo in twitter . He twitted ” Greetings to the people of Odisha on the occasion of Raja Parba. May this festival bring happiness & prosperity in everyone’s life. ”

About RAJO festival : It is believed that the mother goddess Earth or the divine wife of Lord Vishnu undergoes menstruation during the first three days of Rajo Festival.The fourth day is called as “Basumati Snana” or ceremonial bath of Bhudevi.The term Raja has come from Rajaswala (meaning a menstruating woman) and during medieval period the festival became more poular as an agricultural holiday remarking the worship of Bhudevi, who is the wife of lord Jagannath. A silver idol of Bhudevi is still found in Puri Temple aside Lord Jagannath. for more about the festive …