The socio-religious functions are the evident representation of the culture of Boudh. The socio-religious occasions generally reveals the sectarian culture of Boudh.
The Karma Dance, performed by the Ghasis community during the occasion of Bhadrab (August-September). Both the men and women performed the Karma dance on the 11th day of the bright fortnight of the same month. The girls sing the Karma song and the boys' play on the Mrudanga and Madala. The dance accompanied to the Karma song is an offering to the goddess Karma, whom they worship in the occasion.
The Danda Nata is a ritual dance popular in Boudh. The dance performed during the worship of God Hara and Goddess Parvati during the month of Chaitra and Boisakh. Specially the backward classes participate in the dance and the Ghasis play the musical instruments. The dance Danda Nata is the representation of the social segments of life of the tribal and the backward classes. Followed by the main event of Danda Nata, is performed a group of dances like Fakir and Fakirani, Savara and Savarani, Chadeya and Chadouni one after another in a sequential way. The leela or the dramatic performance based on a story of the Hindu epic finally concludes with the dance performance of Patarasaura and Patarasaurani. The entire performance of Danda Nata depicts the strong Hindu culture in Boudh.
Dalkhai Dance performed by the girls in the month of Aswina on the occasion of Bhaijuntia is the reflection of the rural culture with the essence of Hinduism, the prevalent religion here.
The aroma of Hinduism is the culture of Boudh is found in the occasion of the Festivals. The domestic festivals are performed in each house, which includes mainly the worship of the family deities and performing fast on account of several Bratas and ekadashis, mainly guided by the phases of moon. But the public festivals represent the culture of Boudh in a broader aspect. Since on the occasion of public festivals, quite a good number of people, belonging to different caste and creed congregate in a core point, the public festivals depict the multi-ethnic cultural tradition of Boudh. Moreover the fairs, develop centering the festivals, where lot of people assemble are the representation of the multi-cultural tradition of Boudh. Ratha Jatra, Lakshmi Puja, Nuakhai. Laxmi Puja, Shiva Ratri, Dusshera, Dol Jatra, Puajiuntia and Bhaijuntia, Ram Leela and Kailashi Jatra are some of the important festivals of Boudh perform as the cultural festivals.
The Christian and the Buddhist tradition presently also influence the Culture of Boudh. The Christian and the Muslim festivals are performed during the Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day with great pomp and show. The Muslim inhabitant also, celebrated their festivals like Id-Ul-Fitr,Id-Ul-Zuha,Shab-E-Barat,Shab-E-Quadar,Juma-Tul-Wida,Muharram,Shab-E-Meraj,Milad-Un-Nabi, and Ramzan like their fellow brethren in other parts of the state.
The religious festivals and occasions are the clear representations of the Cultural tradition of Boudh.
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