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Puri Srimandir: Special Arrangement For Patitapabana Darshan

Puri: Devotees can now get a close view of Lord Patitapabana as the Srimandir and the district administration have moved the barricade 20 feet further towards the Singhadwar. The special arrangement will help devotees get a close glimpse of the Lord during the month of Kartik. One can now enter through the barricade at Srimandir […]

Srimandir: Special Mahaprasad Counters For Habishyalis In Kartik Month

Puri: The Jagannath Temple at Puri (Srimandir) will be setting up two special counters to avail Mahaprasad to Habishyalis and devotees during the month of Kartik. A decision in this regard was taken in a meeting between the Suar-Mahasuar Nijog and the Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Friday. As per reports, there will be […]

Servitors Seek Reopening Of Dhabaleswar Temple

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 […]

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 […]

Nagarjuna Besha preparations
Nagarjuna Besha Initiation Ceremony Held In Puri

Puri: The ‘Besha Anukula’ ceremony that marks the beginning of the preparations for the rare ‘Nagarjuna Besha’ of Lord Jagannath and his sibling deities in Puri Srimandir was held today. Besha silpis, the artisans in-charge of designing the special costumes of the Lords have begun the crafting of the attire after the initiation ceremony. Various […]

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 […]

Srimandir To Resume Sale Of ‘Abadha’ To Devotees In Kartik Month

Puri: Putting an end to the long wait which the devotees of Lord Jagannath had to endure to get their hands on the holy Abadha (Mahaprasad), the Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has finally decided to resume selling of Abadha in the Srimandir, only during month of Kartik. Krushnachandra Pratihari, the Secretary of Suara-Mahasura Nijog […]

Vegetables Prices Soar As Holy Month Of 'Kartik' Begins

Bhubaneswar: With the start of the holy month of ‘Kartik’, vegetables prices in Odisha have put consumer budgets in disarray. While some vegetable vendors believe that the prices will remain high for the entire month and blame untimely rains for supply shortage, some feel that the prices will come down soon. “During Kartik month, the […]

Security beefed up for Bada Osa at Dhabaleswar Temple

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 […]

‘Habisyalis’ to get free accommodation, food in Puri

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 […]