Tag: Lord Shiva

World's tallest Shiva statue
World's tallest Shiva statue to be inaugurated in Rajasthan

It will take at least four hours to watch the 369-feet tall statue built on Ganesh Tekri of Nathdwara.

  • Saturday, 29 October 2022
‘Milk Miracle’
Watch: Video Of Nandi Bull Idol Drinking Milk Goes Viral

This idol of Lord Shiva’s Nandi bull reportedly soaks up milk. Incident from Patnagarh in Bolangir, Odisha. Video shows milk disappearing from spoon.

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  • Wednesday, 19 October 2022
Santishree Pandit
Lord Shiva may be from SC/ST as no Brahmin sits in crematorium: JNU VC

Jawaharlal Nehru University Vice Chancellor Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit has said that anthropologically and scientifically "no God is a Brahmin and the highest is Kshatriya".

  • Tuesday, 23 August 2022
This is why Lord Shiva is offered holy water during Shravan month
This is why Lord Shiva is offered holy water during Shravan month

Since Mondays (Somvar) are dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Mondays falling in the Shravan month are considered even more propitious.

  • Monday, 18 July 2022
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Poster of beheaded Shiva statue in ISIS online magazine causes outrage

A recent post by India-centric online propaganda magazine by terrorist outfit ISIS has gone viral and has created a tense situation in the communally sensitive coastal district of Uttara Kannada in Karnataka.

  • Tuesday, 23 November 2021
Unfazed by rain, Kanwariyas throng Shiva shrines on last 'Shravan Somvar'

Bhubaneswar: On the fourth and last  ‘Shravan Somvar’, thousands of kanwariyas thronged Shiva shrines across the State to offer holy water to Lord Shiva. According to sources, more number of kanwariyas visited the shrines today as compared to last three Mondays in the auspicious month of Shravan. The administrative officials of different temples also ensured […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Sital Sasthi: Divine marriage of Shiva & Parbati solemnised

Sambalpur/Bhubaneswar: Like every year, the divine wedding of Lord Shiva and goddess Parbati was solemnized as per the Vedic rituals on the auspicious occasion of Sital Sasthi in Sambalpur, Bhubaneswar and other parts of the state late on Monday night. Hundreds of devotees thronged the place in Sambalpur to witness the divine wedding, which is conducted […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Maha Shivratri: Devotees throng Shiva shrines to pay obeisance

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack/Dhenkanal/Puri: Shiva shrines across Odisha kept under tight security are crowded with devotees observing ‘Maha Shivratri’ today. Since wee hours today, men and women in large numbers holding a basket containing fruit, milk and puja items have been queuing up outside the Shiva temples to pay obeisance to the Lord Shiva on the auspicious day. […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Lord Shiva shrines geared up for ‘Maha Shivratri’ tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Elaborate arrangements have been put in place for devotees who have started thronging at the shrines of Lord Shiva throughout the State to celebrate ‘Maha Shivratri’ tomorrow. Temple authorities and district administration are geared up at Ekamra Kshetra in Bhubaneswar for the ‘Jagara’ celebrations of Lord Lingaraj. The administration has installed barricades in front […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
kanwariyas taking a selfie
Op-Ed: The Magic of The ‘Bol Bom’ Battlecry

As I watched the kaawariyas file past on National Highway No. 5 (now NH 16), dragging their feet along and occasionally letting out a muffled cry of ‘Bol Bom’, year after year, I often wondered what kept them going on what must have been a long and arduous expedition: religion, fun or the marijuana? As […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
Kashi Mahakal Express Leaves Varanasi With A Seat Reserved For Lord Shiva

New Delhi: Lord Shiva had a seat reserved for Him for the first time ever on a train, the Kashi Mahakal Express that links three Jyotirlingas in two states and was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday from Varanasi. After embarking upon the novel idea, the Railways authorities are further mulling if […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021