Triveni Amavasya, or Tribeni Amavasya, is observed on the Amavasi or no moon day in Magh month (January – February) in Orissa. Triveni Amavasya 2017 date is January 27 as per traditional Oriya calendar. People take a dip in the holy rivers and have darshan of deities on the day. The day is observed as the birthday of Goddess Viraja.
On Tribeni Amavasya, Goddess Viraja at
in Jajpur is worshipped as Goddess Savitri. The highlight on the day is the chanting of the sacred Gayatri mantra. During the period a Tribeni Jatra is held at Bhapur near Puri. Viraja Temple