Those who observe Kartika Brata, take a holy dip in Mahodadhi, worship Mahaprabhu and have the Mahaprasad. By doing so, they come closer to Lord Jagannath.
Puri: Around 400 Habisyalis (widows who observe Kartik Brata in Puri) had a narrow escape when a fire broke out in the Ashram they were staying in here late on Friday night. Sources said when the Habisyalis were taking rest at the Bagala Dharmasala Ashram here at around 11 pm, a tent cloth at the […]
Bhubaneswar: As the holy month Kartik began from today, as many as 2000 habisyalis (Women devotees who observe Kartik brata in Puri) will get free accommodation, Mahaprasad and health care under Kartik Habis Brata Yojana. Aimed at facilitating free lodging, health care and food for the Hindu widows during the holy month, the Odisha government […]
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 […]
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 […]