Devotees broke their day-long fast after witnessing the Mahadipa (grand lamp) over the temple.
Prabhas, following the stupendous success of Baahubali series, somehow failed to impress a set of audience with Saaho. But now, the Rebel star is all set to enthrall his fans throughout the year in different characters.
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
All the nijogs of the temple like Brahman Nijog, Puja Panda Nijog and Badu Nijag agreed to extend their full cooperation for the smooth conduct of Maha Shivratri, which is one of the important occasions observed at the 11th century Lord Shiva shrine.
Devotees will be shown live darshan of the sanctum sanctorum of Kashi Vishwanath Temple by installing LEDs at various places. VVIPs have been requested to come by water route.
Salim Merchant of composer duo Salim Sulaiman, who has composed the track Jai Ho Bhole, took to his Instagram handle to share details of the track's release.
The decision on the entry of devotees into the shrine will be discussed later.
Bhubaneswar: Clearing the confusion over the dates of Maha Shivaratri celebrations this year, Puri Sankaracharya today confirmed that the festival falls on February 14 and not February 13. The devotees of Lord Shiva have been in a dilemma over the date of the festival following different mentions in different almanacs. The Kohinoor press calendar, however, […]
Baipariguda: In a tragic incident, two persons including a woman were killed and six injured when a bus carrying them met with an accident near Siribeda under Baipariguda block in Koraput district today while returning from Gupteswar after paying obeisance to Lord Shiva on occasion of Maha Shivratri. The injured were rushed to the Baipariguda […]
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. […]
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 […]
Bhubaneswar: Elaborate arrangements will be in place to ensure smooth conduct of all the rituals on Maha Shivaratri at Lingaraj temple on March 4. The ‘Mahadeepa’ will be placed atop the temple crown at 10 pm, informed Khurda District Collector Nirmal Chandra Mishra after a review meeting on Saturday. Keeping in view huge turnout of […]
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 […]
Mumbai: On the occasion of Maha Shivratri on Monday, Bollywood celebrities Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar among others wished “peace” and “prosperity” for all. In this festival which is celebrated to honour Lord Shiva, here’s what they had to say: Amitabh Bachchan: Om Namah Shivay, Har Har Mahadev. T 3107 – 🔱 🙏 ॐ नमः […]
Bhubaneswar: A high-level preparatory meeting was held on Monday at the Lingaraj Police Station to finalise preparations & ritual timings of the ensuing Maha Shivratri festival of Lord Lingaraj on 21 February 2020. The meeting saw participation of all the bigwigs of the Twin City police including, the Commissioner of Police Sudhanshu Sarangi, Bhubaneswar DCP […]
Bhubaneswar: Covid-19 test of Lingaraj Temple servitors and police personnel will be conducted from today ahead of Maha Shivaratri on March 11. A decision in this regard was taken during a coordination meeting held yesterday to chalk out plans for the smooth conduct of much-awaited ritual of Lord Shiva with all Covid-19 restrictions in place. […]