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Kartik Brata: Admin Asks Habishyalis Not To Visit Puri In View Of COVID-19 Pandemic

Puri: The Puri district administration on Thursday urged Habisyalis (women devotees who observe Kartik brata) not to visit the pilgrim town during the holy month of Kartik this year in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a large number of pilgrims (particularly widows and women) usually flock Puri in service of the Lord Jagannath and […]

Pandemic Dampens Sprits Of Habishyalis As Holy Kartika Month Begins Tomorrow
Covid-19 Pandemic Dampens Sprits Of Habishyalis As Holy Kartika Month Begins Tomorrow

Puri: With the Lord Jagannath Temple in the pilgrim town closed for devotees and no special arrangements in place Puri this year to observe the holy Kartika month beginning tomorrow, the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions have played as a dampener for Habishyalis. Every year Habishyalis throng the pilgrim town in lakhs of numbers to observe one-month-long […]

Habishyalis Flock Srikshetra As Holy Kartik Month Commences

Puri: With the commencement of holy month of Kartik today, thousands of Habishyalis from across the State and outside thronged Puri Srimandir to begin observance of the month-long rituals of ‘Kartik Brata’. The Habishyalis (women who observe certain rituals for a month as prescribed by scriptures) believe that taking a pre-dawn bath at the ‘Pancha […]

Habishyalis observe 'Brata' on first Monday of Kartika

Puri/Cuttack: As the first Monday of the Holy month Kartika holds special relevance and marks the beginning of ‘Kartika Brata’, large number of devotees across the State performed puja at various temples across the state. As per rituals, Habishyalis observe Kartika Brata today at the Puri Srimandir. Women observing ‘Habisha’ performed special puja in front […]