The first light or the first sunrise is always a sight to behold, and perhaps the best way to welcome a New Year. There’s peace and empathy, there’s science and spirituality, and it indeed is a divine experience for those who manage to catch a glimpse of the sunrise. While it is true that pictures can never do justice to the ‘real’ sunrise, here we bring some captures of the FIRST SUNRISE OF THE YEAR for the ones who missed out.
By: Devbrat Patnaik
Last updated: 12 January 2023, 01:49 PM IST
First Sunrise from Odisha’s capital city Bhubaneswar.
As per Korean tradition, people make a wish on the sunrise of the first day of the year. Here, thousands thronged the beach in Busan for the ritual.
First Sunrise of the year captured from near Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar.
First sunrise of 2023 from Japan.
First sunrise of New Year 2023 from Mumbai, Maharashtra.
People throng Puri beach to witness the first sunrise and seek blessings of the Sun God.
First Sunrise of the year from Chennai.
Visuals of the first sunrise captured from near Howrah Bridge, Kolkata.
The first sunrise of 2023 from Bondi Beach, Sydney.