About Baman Besha:
Baman Besha is the fifth incarnation of Lord Bishnu. Bhadravsukladwadasi is the birth day of Charming Baman.
Lord Jagannagth is decorated as Baman with all Brahmin shymbols such as umbrella, Gadu, Kusa etc. Puspalaka attendants have decorated Sri Jagannath in a style that the Lord seen as a Baman. 21 thype of golden ornaments are used in this vesha.
On the 12th bright day of the month of Bhadraba(Aug-Sept) Lord Vishnu (Jagannath) act of embodying the form of a dwarf-brahmin and pressed demon king Bali to Patal (beneath the earth).
Lord Jagannath is dressed like “Bamana” (dwarf). Bamana is the fifth incarnation of Lord Bishnu. This vesha is known as Bali Bamanvesha in the memory of the incident.
Banabhoji Besha of Lord Jagannath.