The marriage of Shiva and Parvati is praised as Sitalsasthi, a noteworthy celebration of Utkal Brahmins since ages.1 It was begun 400 odd years prior in Sambalpur after the ruler of Sambalpur brought Utkal Srotriya Vaidika Brahmins from Brahmin sasana towns of Puri district.The regions of Nandapada is most seasoned seat of these brahmins.They first began Sitalsasti Utsav. This Hindu celebration is as a fair. Where individuals and craftsmen from ious strolls of life take an interest making it more delightful and drawing out the genuine nature of life. Consistently it is praised towards the finish of the late spring season 6th day of the splendid fortnight of the long stretch of Jyestha, the point being to call the rain Gods to give respite from the burning warmth of the Sun. Amid the jamboree time frame Sambalpur draws in sightseers from close-by states and abroad too.