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Dhanu In the Hinduism, Dhanu Yatra, is a festival holiday relating to Lord Krishna's visit to Mathura. This visit was made to witness the ceremony of "dhanu" "bow".
Dhanu During this festival, which runs from 16 December until the beginning of January, Bargarh becomes known as Mathura, the Jira River becomes Yamuna and the village Ambapalli, (which is situated on the other bank of the river), becomes Gokul.
Dhanu Different acts of puranic descriptions are performed at specific locations and the spectators move from place to place with the action to follow the performance. During this festival the Lord is offered sweetened rice flakes which are specially prepared in a conical shape.
Dhanu The festival is also referred to as Dhanu Sankranti.
Dhanu Dhanu is also name of the month in the Malayalam Calendar, mainly used by people of Kerala state in India, women celebrate Thiruvathira in this month. Thiruvathira is supposed to be the birthday of Lord Shiva. Married women and girls do 'upavasa' (fasting) on that day, and sing and dance. Girls pray to Lord Shiva to get a good husband while married women pray for the longevity of their husbands.
Dhanu This event is observed in a colourful festival at Bargarh, Odisha.
Dhanu jatra The main municipality area turns into the historical town of Mathura Nagari, river Jeera turns into Yamuna, Ambapaali village (now a ward - part of Bargarh municipality) becomes Gopapura. A Pond by the side of Jeera river in Ambapali becomes the Kalindi Lake of the mythology. Since 2005, Nishamani School Ground has been used as the Rangamahal - Cultural stage of the festival.
Dhanu jatra Booklet brochure published by Dhanuyatra Mahotsav Samiti, Bargarh on the occasion of 65th year, from 6th Jan. 2014 till 16th Jan 2014.
Dhanu jatra Dhanu jatra or Dhanu yatra is an annual drama-based open air theatrical performance celebrated in Bargarh, Odisha. Spread across a 6km radius area around the Bargarh municipality, it is considered as world's largest open air theater. It is based on mythological story of Krishna (locally known as "Krusna"), and his demon uncle Kansa. Originating in Bargarh, in the present day play, the enactments of the play are being performed in many other places in Western Odisha. The major one of these is the original one at Bargarh. It is about the episode of Krishna and Balaram's visit to Mathura to witness the Dhanu ceremony organized by their (maternal) uncle Kansa. The plays start with the dethroning of emperor Ugrasena by the angry prince Kansa, over the marriage of his sister Debaki with Basudeba, and ends with death of Kansa, and Ugrasen restoring back to become the king. There is no written script used in these enactments. During this festival Kansa can punish people with penalty for their mistakes. Biju Patnaik, the former chief minister of Odisha was fined once along with his ministers.
Dhanu jatra Makeup artist Ghasiram Sahu of Bargarh, Odisha was actively associated with this festival since 1951 without a break, died at the age of 84 years on 31 July, 2015. He is credited for giving unique tyrant look to Kanssa, the principle actor of this play.