The ‘Bhoga’ was offered to the lord on the occasion of ‘Bada Osha’ following the completion of a series of rituals amid strict adherence to Covid-19 guidelines
The decision from the administration came in the wake of possible congregation of devotees and general public at the shrine on Diwali.
A decision on whether devotees would be allowed entry to the island shrine during the festive period will also be announced only after the declaration of the new Covid protocols.
Cuttack/Bhadrak/Puri: In the wake of the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, the Maha Shivaratri (Jagara Jatra) on March 11 will be observed without public participation at many Shiva shrines across Odisha. The Cuttack district administration has decided to impose prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC around the famous Dhabaleswar Temple in Athagarh area to […]
Athagarh: The Dhabaleswar Temple, one of the major Shiva shrines of Odisha, situated in Athagarh area of Cuttack district reopened its doors for all devotees on Monday after a long Covid-19-induced gap of nine months. The shrine was opened for the family members of the servitors on January 8, while the people of adjacent Mancheswar […]
Athagarh: After a gap of long 25 years, Lord Shiva at Dhabaleswar Temple in Athagarh of Cuttack district is being adorned in the rare ‘Kiratarjuna Besha’ on the occasion of Bada Osha today. The Cuttack district administration has imposed restrictions under Section 144 on the entry of devotees to the shrine in view of the […]
Athagarh: Prohibitory orders have been clamped on the road connecting the famous Dhabaleswar shirine at Athagarh till Karthik Purnima to prevent the congregation of devotees during the holy month of Kartika. The step was taken by the Cuttack District administration on Monday in exercise of the powers under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal […]
Athagarh: Even as religious places across Odisha remained closed due to Covid-19 pandemic, the servitors of Dhabaleswar temple in Athagarh area of Cuttack district on Friday demanded reopening of the temple in view of the holy Kartik month. According to sources, special rituals of Lord Dhabaleswar are performed during Kartik month. Gaja Bhoga is also […]
Bolangir: Miscreants looted ornaments and cash from a Shiva temple at Khujenpali under Sadar police limits in Bolangir district. According to sources, the miscreants first looted ornaments and cash from donation boxes kept inside Dhabaleswar Temple and then robbed valuable items from a Durga Temple located in the same premises by breaking its door. As […]
Cuttack/Puri: The ‘Gaja Bhoga’ and ‘Tarana’ were distributed among devotees at Dhabaleswar Temple in Athagarh today. The prasad was offered to Lord Dhabaleswar in the midnight on Bada Osa yesterday. A large number of devotees have been thronging the temple since morning to witness ‘Harihar Besha’ of the Lord on the fourth day of Panchuka […]
Cuttack: Thousands of devotees have thronged Dhabaleswar Temple to have a darshan of Lord Shiva at the shrine located in Athagarh block of the district, on the occasion of ‘Bada Osa’ today. ‘Bada Osa’ holds a special relevance among other fests and is celebrated at different Shiva shrines across the state. It is observed in […]
Cuttack: Elaborate security arrangements have been made at Dhabaleswar Temple in Athagarh block of Cuttack district for the ‘Bada Osa’ celebrations tomorrow. The preparations for ‘Gaja Bhoga’ which will be offered to Lord Dhabaleswar on the occasion of Bada Osa are in full swing. As per tradition, the bhoga will be offered to the lord […]