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Tag: Kartika

Unique tradition of donation on Kartika Purnima in Balasore

Balasore: Thousands of people thronged Balighat area in the district as per a tradition to donate beggars on the occasion of Kartika Purnima on Friday. Known as ‘Bhikshuk Mela’ in local parlance, thousands of beggars from the State and outside including West Bengal and Jharkhand thronged reached Balighat to participate in the event. “Kartika is […]

Kartika Purnima celebrated with religious fervour across Odisha

Cuttack/Bhubaneswar: Kartika Purnima, the full-moon day of the holy month of Kartika, was celebrated with religious fervour across the State today. People from different walks of life floated miniature boats in ponds, rivers and other water bodies to celebrate ‘Boita Bandana’ ritual, remembering the State’s maritime history. People thronged river Mahanadi and Kathajodi ghats and […]

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 […]