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Jhulan Yatra FESTIVALS

On Shravan Purnima this festival is observed in Orissa. It Falls in the months of August. On this day Swinging Festival of Lord Jagannath is celebrated. The image of Lord Jagannath is placed on a lavishly decorated swing. It is believed that the Lord is made to relax to the accompaniment of music and dance. The celebration is particularly observed in the Jagannath Temple at Puri ad other shrines and mathas of the town for a week preceding the Shravan Purnima. The moon day of the month marks the culmination and end of the festival.