Gitagovinda is the magnum opus of the last great Sanskrit poet Jayadeva. Its lyrical beauty, aesthetic sensibility, devotional intensity and its exploration of sacred and profane dimensions of erotic love have enthralled scholars, rhetoricians, performers and painters for centuries. It has not lost its power to enchant us. This book is an attempt to appreciate the Gitagovinda from the perspective of the cultural traditions of Odisha. In this book, readers will find facts, arguments and postulations related to the history, legends, paintings, sculpture, textile, music, dance, literature and poetics of a living tradition.