Tag: Maha Shivaratri

Sherbet seller arrested as over hundred fall sick in Salepur

Salepur: Following hospitalisation of 182 persons after consuming sherbet during the Maha Shivaratri celebrations in Salepur of Cuttack district, the sherbet seller was arrested on Thursday. Salepur police arrested the sherbet seller Prabhakar Rout from Dhenkanal railway station. As per reports, villagers of Raisunguda in Salepur Tehsil were taken ill on Wednesday night after consuming […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
More than 100 villagers fall ill after consuming Shivaratri sherbet

Salepur: As many as 100 persons were taken ill reportedly after consuming sherbet during the Maha Shivaratri celebrations last night at Raisunguda in Salepur tehsil of Cuttack district. While 40 villagers have been admitted to the Raisunguda hospital, 20 are undergoing treatment at the Mahanga community healthcare centre and 30 others admitted to Salepur hospital. […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Temples decked up for Maha Shivaratri, cultural treat tonight

Bhubaneswar: Various famous Shiva temples were decked up on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri that is being observed with religious fervor across Odisha on Wednesday. Devotees in lakhs thronged several temples including the Lingaraj temple in Bhubaneswar since morning to seek the blessings of Lord ‘Bholenath’ on the auspicious occasion. Famous shrines– Kapilas in Dhenkanal, […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Sudarsan creates 108 Shiva Lingas to mark Maha Shivaratri

Puri: Acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created sand sculptures of 108 Shiva Lingas at Puri beach today ahead of the Maha Shivaratri which is being celebrated in Odisha tomorrow. The sculptures were built by the members of Sudarsan Sand Art Institute, a sand art training centre set up by him. So many sculptures are being […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Lingaraj temple
Maha Shivaratri: Security, traffic arrangements beefed up in Bhubaneswar

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 […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Time-table for Shivaratri at Lingaraj temple finalised

Bhubaneswar: With Maha Shivaratri just a few days to go, the Lingaraj temple administration on Tuesday prepared a time table for smooth conduct of the yearly celebration. According to sources, rituals at the temple will start at 3 am on Shivaratri ,which will be celebrated on March 7. First ‘Mangala Arati’ and “Abakasa Niti’ will […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Maha Shivaratri: CP Issues Traffic Advisory, Check Road Diversions In Bhubaneswar
Odisha dips in Maha Shivaratri celebrations

Bhubaneswar: Amid stringent security arrangements, devotees queued up at various Shiva temples across Odisha since morning to offer special prayers to Lord Shiva on Maha Shivaratri today. People in large numbers thronged Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar, Lokanath Temple in Puri, Dhabaleswar Temple in Athagarh, Chandrashekhar Temple at Kapilash in Dhenkanal and Akhandalamani Temple at Aradi […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Maha Shivaratri Celebrations At Lingaraj Temple With Strict Covid Protocols This Year
Maha Shivaratri Celebrations At Lingaraj Temple With Strict Covid Protocols This Year, Know Details

Bhubaneswar: The Jagara Jatra (Maha Shivaratri) celebrations at the famous Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar will be held with strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols. The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday held a preparatory meeting with the representatives of the sevayat groups and trust bodies of the 11th century shrine to discuss the festival arrangements in […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021
Maha Shivaratri: Sec 144 At Dhabaleswar, Akhandaleswar; Subdued Celebrations At Lokanath Temple

Cuttack/Bhadrak/Puri: In the wake of the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, the Maha Shivaratri (Jagara Jatra) on March 11 will be observed without public participation at many Shiva shrines across Odisha. The Cuttack district administration has decided to impose prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC around the famous Dhabaleswar Temple in Athagarh area to […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021
Covid-19 Surge: Odisha Restricts Congregations, Melas In Temples On Maha Shivaratri

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday restricted any kind of congregation on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri on March 11. The restrictions have been clamped in view of the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic situation. Even though the Covid-19 situation is under control in Odisha, there has been surge in the number of daily cases in several […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021