It being the capital city of Odisha, it is well connected by air, rail and road. The distance between the Biju Patnaik International Airport and the railway station is just 2.8 kilometres.
The member secretary of NMA directed that the works may be executed under the supervision of ASI to mitigate any adverse impact to the protected monuments.
Later, the ‘roshaghara’ was consecrated and fresh prasad was prepared causing delay in the rituals at the temple, sources informed, adding that, the intruder has been detained by the Lingaraj police.
The suspension of the rituals following a dispute between two servitor groups had forced the Lord to go hungry.
The servitors feel the temple administration has an important role to play in solving the disagreement between them and make way for the celebration of Sital Sasthi Jatra of Lord Lingaraj.
This year, Chandan Yatra is being publicly celebrated after two years of tight Covid restrictions. The divine boat rides are happening every evening, and will continue till 24th May.
The 3-week-long Chandan Jatra of Mahaprabhu Jagannath and His siblings kicked off on the auspicious occasion of Akshay Tritiya on Tuesday (on May 3). On the same day, began the Chandan Jatra of Lord Lingaraj in Bhubaneswar.
After a two-year hiatus, Lord Lingaraj’s annual sojourn to Mausi Maa Temple (Rameswar Temple) was held with public participation. Odisha’s capital city Bhubaneswar celebrated Ashokastami on Saturday, as Rukuna Rath, the chariot of Lord Lingaraj, rolled on Mausi Maa temple road.
“Carrying out developmental activities by ignoring laws will never be accepted,” said BJP Bhubaneswar district president Babu Singh.
In the video which was captured in a CCTV footage, the man could be seen stealing some cash from the donation plate placed inside the temple before leaving the shrine.
The entire country dipped in devotion on the occasion of Maha Shivratri, a festival considered most auspicious because of the convergence of Shiva and Shakti. Take a sneak peek into Maha Shivratri celebrations at some famous Shiva temples as devotees gathered in large numbers to offer prayers and seek blessings of the divine Lord.
Sevayats (servitors) belonging to the Brahman Nijog and Pujapanda Nijog have demanded that the devotees should be allowed to light lamps and offer puja inside the temple premises on the day of Maha Shivratri.
BMC said that the stipulations should be followed scrupulously by all concerned without any deviation during the celebration of Maha Shivratri on March 1
Exactly, this is the strategy of ruling BJD, because when asked about the rumour mill buzzing, CM Patnaik didn't simply rubbish it but linked the same to the elections
Taking a dig at the government, BJP State president Samir Mohanty mocked that the level of corruption and inefficiency has surged to such a level in the state under the present government, that even the Gods are not safe.
Taking note of children not being allowed entry into the Lingaraj temple in Bhubaneswar, the Odisha State Commission for Protection of Child Rights on Friday termed the restrictions 'unfortunate'.
Entering the sanctum sanctorum is strictly forbidden for devotees while a maximum number of 100 devotees are being allowed at a time.
Singhadwara of Lord Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar will be plated in silver similar to what has been done to the main doors at the Srimandir in Puri
After Puri Srimandir, Lingaraj Temple's 'Singhadwara' (Lion gate) will soon get a coating of silver.
3D images of the famous Lingaraja and Rajarani temples in the State Capital city Bhubaneswar would be at the fingertips by 2022
The approved locations for drone operations for the NISER survey include the Lord Lingaraj temple and Raja-Rani temple in Bhubaneswar.
The move of the TPCODL and Odisha Government irked the sevayats who have threatened to stall the daily rituals of the temple.
Bhubaneswar: Clearing the uncertainty over conduct of Sital Sasthi Jatra at Lingaraj Temple scheduled to be held tomorrow, the administration on Saturday assured that the annual festival will be held as per tradition. Khurda Collector Nirmal Mishra, who is also the Chairman of the Lingaraj Temple Trust Board, said that attempts are being made from […]
Bhubaneswar: As the controversy over non participation of Lord Kapilanath in the Sital Sasthi Jatra of Lord Lingaraj continues to intensify, uncertainty looms large over the completion of the ritual. The Brahmin Nijog, a servitor association at the 11th century shrine on Thursday threatened to disrupt the Sital Sasthi Jatra, one of the most important […]
Bhubaneswar: A 10-member team of Puri Srimandir Mukti Mandap Pandita Mandali conducted an inspection of the eight broken idols of Lord Lingaraj’s “Chalanti Pratima” at Lingaraj temple in Bhubaneswar today. The team was accompanied by Executive officer of Sri Lingaraj Temple Trust Board and four representatives of the temple’s Nijogs. The eight idols in the […]
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: A photograph of Prime Minister Narendra Modi praying at Bhubaneswar Lingaraj Temple last year has emerged as the most popular photograph shared by a world leader on Facebook. The PM’s photo inside the Lingaraj Temple was the most liked and commented picture shared by a world leader in 2017. The Prime Minister’s Office […]
Bhubaneswar: Amid the controversy that sparked in Lingaraj temple following a video shoot on the shrine premises, Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon today said that she was not aware of mobile ban inside the temple. The actress landed in controversy after a video clip of her, shot inside the premises in the ‘No Camera Zone’ of […]
Bhubaneswar: Shooting in ‘no camera zone’ inside Lingaraj Temple premises has spelled trouble for Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon as the temple administration has lodged an FIR against her. The Lingaraj temple administration lodged a complaint with Commissionerate Police today. “The temple administration was not aware of the incident. Today, we have lodged a written complaint […]
Bhubaneswar: Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon courted controversy by shooting for a commercial in the ‘No Camera Zone’ inside the premises of Lingaraj Temple in Odisha’s capital city of Bhubaneswar. The incident came to the fore after a clip of the same, shot at the restricted parts of the shrine and its periphery, was allegedly uploaded […]
Bhubaneswar: In view of congregation of huge number of devotees at Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri tomorrow, the Commissionerate Police has issued advisory to ensure smooth flow of traffic on the occasion. As per the advisory, vehicles coming from Garage Chhak towards Lingaraj Temple will be diverted towards Samantarapur from […]
Bhubaneswar: Nepal King, Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev today visited the Lingaraj temple in Bhubaneswar and Sakhigopal temple in Puri. Elaborate security arrangements were made at the Lingaraj temple to ensure smooth conduct of rituals and special puja by the king. Asked about darshan, the King said, “I prayed for peace and also to maintain […]
Bhubaneswar: Nepal King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev received a rousing welcome after arriving at the Bhubaneswar Airport in Odisha today morning. The King is on a six-day visit to the State to attend various religious programmes. The king is scheduled to inaugurate the ‘Mission Wow Cow Goshala’ at Rathipur near Jatani today and will […]
Bhubaneswar: Two accused in the murder of Kasinath Badu, alias Kunu, a servitor of Lingaraj temple, were awarded life sentence on Monday. Bhubaneswar ADJ court awarded the sentence to convicts Kunia Mohapatra and Akshaya Mohapatra. As per reports, Kunu was allegedly hacked to death on the night of August 8, 2010 following a rivalry with […]
Bhubaneswar: King of Nepal, Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev is scheduled to visit Odisha on February 7, officials confirmed on Sunday. The king is scheduled to visit Sri Jagannath temple in Puri, Lingaraj temple in Bhubaneswar and Sakhigopal temple in Puri district apart from attending some other programmes during his five-day long tour in the […]
Bhubaneswar: Demanding restoration of the Bindusagar pond near the Lingaraj Temple here, the BJP today staged Jal Satyagraha in the water body for an hour. Holding banner and placards, the activists led by party state vice-president Sameer Mohanty staged the protest that began at 10 am. The party demanded steps to make the water body […]
Bhubaneswar: In a bizarre case, sevayats and police personnel on duty at the Lingaraj Temple today got involved in heated arguments creating an odd scene at the sanctum sanctorum of the temple. Though no police complaint has been lodged yet, Dhiren Sahu, a police constable deployed at the temple premises, allegedly rebuked sevayats and devotees […]
Bhubaneswar: As the two-day BJP’s national executive meet concluded, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was here for the last two day to attend the grand conference, flied to Surat in the afternoon today with the prasad, which he offered to Lord Lingaraj in the morning. Top party leaders including Odisha chief Basant Panda, KV […]
Bhubaneswar: After assuming office as Prime Minister, Narendra Modi visited the Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar for the first time amidst tight security arrangements and paid obeisance to the deities at the sacred shrine. With chanting of slokas and hymns, Modi performed abhisekh and also offered bel leaves and flowers to the deity at the main temple for nearly […]
Bhubaneswar: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the state, a Special Protection Group (SPG) team, the elite reckoning force responsible for Prime Minister’s security details, headed by IG Jaswant Jethwa reviewed the security arrangements here on Wednesday. The team went to the Airport, Janata Maidan and the Lingaraj temple here and inspected security arrangements. […]
Bhubaneswar: Daily rituals at 11th century Lingaraj temple came to a grinding halt following a conflict between two sets of priests here today. The rituals have been stalled after Maha Baruni Snana rituals of the Lord could not be performed on Saturday following a dispute between the two group of servitors —Bramhan Niyog and Badu […]