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Sudasha Brata


Sudasa Brata is a unique festival of Odisha among the married women who take a vow for the well being of their family. It is observed whenever there is a combination of (1) Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon), (2) Thursday and (3) Dasami.  
                      Goddess Lakshmi is worshipped during the day by offering 10 Manda Pithas in puja . A sacred thread (consisting of ten layers of thread) is prepared in the prescribed manner and tied by women on their arms until the arrival next occasion of Sudasha Brata (when the thread is replaced again).

Foods 

MANDA PITHA 

Ingredients

  • Broken Basmati rice ( 1 1/2 cups )
  • milk ( 2 cups )
  • water ( 2 cups )
  • pepper powder ( 1/5 tsp )
  • cardamon powder ( 1/4 tsp )
  • salt ( 1/4 tsp or to taste). 
For the pura 
  • Coconut ( finely grated, 1 no )
  • small lumps of jaggery ( 6-7 tsp )
  •  raisins ( 1/2 cup )
  • ghee ( 1 tsp )
 

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  1. good post .. u can add in www.eodisha.org

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  2. What are the SuDasha (10 points of well being) for which this brats.

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  3. Which month is good sudasabrata

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