Tag: Odia Almanac

New almanac comes into effect on Odia New Year

Bhubaneswar: With Odias across the State celebrating Maha Bisuba Sankranti popularly known as “Pana” Sankranti, the day marked the beginning of an Odia new year. On this auspicious occasion, special rituals were performed at Sri Jagannath Temple (Srimandir) in Puri with recitation of the new Odia almanac (Panji) before the Holy trinity. As per experts, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Maha Shivaratri on Feb 14: Puri Shankaracharya

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, […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Mukti Mandap pics on Odia almanac sparks row

Puri: Laxity in security norms inside Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri came to limelight after some forbidden photos of Mukti Mandap Pandit Sabha inspecting the holy Trinity’s rituals in the temple panjika (almanac) are found featured in Maa Hingula Panjika, a regional Odia almanac, posing serious question on safety of the shrine. As per the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Thousands of Marriages Postponed In Odisha For COVID-19 Lockdown

Bhubaneswar: The nation-wide lockdown in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic has shattered thousands of marriage plans. Not only couples, their families are also a worried lot as uncertainty looms. The family of Somesh Mishra of Jeypore in Koraput were looking forward for his marriage with Shivani which was scheduled to be held on May 5. […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021