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Pala : A Photo Story

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Pala , a stage show consisting of a team of 5-6 members with one as head known as “Gayaka” means the narrator of the subject (Mostly from Holy Books) suppoerted by the “Palias”.

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Pala “The Unique Culture of Odisha ”

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Pala “The Unique Culture of Odisha “

It is said that the Gayaka has to seek the blessings of Goddess Durga to learn this art & also to learn the holy Books.
This show is found mostly in the villages which is now going to extint.

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Pala “The Unique Culture of Odisha “
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Pala “The Unique Culture of Odisha “
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Pala “The Unique Culture of Odisha “

According to the villagers, the people get vast knowledge of Puranas & vedas by listening to the Gayaka & used to gift him with money.
Pala was one of the prominent acts in the past which is losing its value & importance in the age of Films & Internet.

Let’s Join Hands to Keep our rich Culture & Heritage alive .

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Pala “The Unique Culture of Odisha “
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Pala “The Unique Culture of Odisha “

 

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