Bhubaneswar/ Puri: Deba snana Purnima is a special bath ceremony of Lord Jagannath which takes place on the Purnima of Jyestha month, to commemorate the appearance day of Lord Jagannath.
According to Skanda Purana when Raja Indradyumna installed the wooden deities he arranged this bathing ceremony. This day considered to be the birth-day of Lord jagannath. It is held on the full-moon day of the month of Jyestha. This festival is also simultaneously held in all other parts of Odisha, but in Puri, it attracts thousands of visitors and pilgrims from all over the country and the world.