Banka Chuda Besha


Like the Banabhoji Besha, the Banka Chuda Besha of Lord Jagannath is also related to the legend of Lord Krishna. When Akrura was sent by Kansa to bring Lord Krishna from Gopa to Mathura, he saw Lord Krishna in this besha. Banka Chuda Besha resembles Lakshmi Narayan Besha and has a golden headgear added to it. It is done on the Sukla Dwasdasi tithi of the Kartika month, which corresponds with the 12th day of the bright fortnight of this month.