Chaiti Ghoda Dance

Chaiti Ghoda Dance, also known as Horse Dance, is related with the Shakti cult of coastal Orissa. This folk item is mastered by the people of Kaibarta caste only. It is performed in the month of Chaitra, from the full moon day to the eighth day of Vaisakha, in honor of their caste deity Vasuli Devi – regarded as one of the incarnations of Goddess Durga and one of sixty-four Yoginis.