Bali Yatra is a very important festival in Odisha culture, every year on the full moon day in the month of Kartik this festival is celebrated by the Odia peoples on the banks of Mahanadi River. Thousands of people from different districts of Odisha also from other states are coming to Cuttack to participate in Bali Yatra festival celebration. Every year people celebrating this festival with heart full of joys and on the year 2016 the Bali Yatra festival is going to be celebrated by peoples of Odisha in a very glamorous way.
Odisha or ORISSA is a lesser known state at the Eastern India and has lot of hidden treasures to discover which is away from hustle or bezels of crowded TOURISM DESINATIONS.If you have a bend of mind towards slow travel, calm places and interested with different culture , living temples and their rituals, hand made craft or you want to sit under a huge Mango tree at the tribal weekly haats –then Welcome to Odisha or ORISSA.
The twin hills of Kumargiri are known as Khandagiri and Udaygiri. The ancient caves of Udaigiri and Khandgiri are considered consecrate as this was the place where Lord Mahavira addressed the people of the area. On these hills are archaeologically significant 113 caves, which are nearly 2300 years old. These rock-cut caves were built for the Jain monks around 1st – 2nd century B.C. The Khandgiri hill is about 40 meters high and the Udaygiri hill is about 35 meters high.