Oriya Association of Arizona (OAA) and Hindu Temple of Arizona (HTA) need your help now for celebrating 2015 Nabakalebara Festival and Ratha Yatra, a once in a twelve-to-nineteen years mega event right here in Arizona. Please note the following dates for the special events at the temple.
  • Nabakalebara Darshan on Saturday, July 18, 2015
  • Nabakalebara Yatra on Sunday, July 19, 2015

Please click on the Donate button on this page. Your generous donation for this event is greatly appreciated. If paying by Check, please make it out to Hindu Temple of Arizona and mark Nabakalebara 2015 in the memo and mail it to 13477 N 93rd Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85260 or drop it in the special donation box at the Hindu Temple of Arizona.

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Welcome to Oriya Association Of Arizona (OAA) official Home Page. OAA is a non-profit organization devoted to furthering Oriya culture in Arizona, USA. It is a collective endeavor and venture to establish a communication nerve center for the huge conglomeration of the Oriyas in and around the fringes of Arizona.. a medium for exchanging news, views and rich cultural hues under one common umbrella . We seek to promote and co-ordinate Oriya cultural, educational and community activities. AOA has been serving the Oriya speaking community of Phoenix and surrounding areas for more than 5 years. Our goal is to promote the understanding of our Oriya language and cultural values of Orissa.

A mouthpiece ‘of the people, by the people, for the people’ of wonderful Oriya community to ‘express themselves and be expressed’, a forum to strengthen socio-cultural ties, a place in the Valley, where a few mouse-clicks can make one get a feel of ‘home away from home, rich heritage of Orissa’     

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