Joranda

Joranda is famous for Joranda Mela during Magha Poornima. This place is situated nearly 25 km away from Dhenkanal. Mostly this festival is celebrated in the month of February at Mahimagadi of Joradna. This is mainly celebrated by the religious people belong to an unique religion locally named Alekh and Mahima dharma. Every year this fair begins with much devotion, fun and amusement. Due to its uniqueness, the people of Odisha, give much importance to this fair.

Mahima dharma devotees does not believe on images of god. So there is “Sunya (Empty) Temple” there is no God for worshiping. This Temple is famous for it uniqueness.