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Tag: Rukuna Rath Yatra

The Ashoka Flower And Lingaraja’s Ratha

One festival that has been the very identity of Odisha is the Ratha Jatra of Puri. However, the concept of a festival built around a Ratha or chariot is not…

Section 144 Blanket On Rukuna Rath Yatra This Year
Section 144 Blanket On Rukuna Rath Yatra This Year

Bhubaneswar: The Covid-19 pandemic is once again set to take the shine off Lord Lingaraj’s Rukuna Rath Yatra celebrations for the second year in a row as the annual festival…

Rukuna Rath Yatra
Rukuna Rath Yatra Of Lord Lingaraj To Be Observed Without Public Participation

Bhubaneswar: The famous Rukuna Rath Yatra, the annual chariot festival of Lord Lingaraj in Bhubaneswar, which is scheduled for April 20 this year will be pulled without the participation of…

Uncertainty Looms Over Rukuna Rath Yatra Of Lord Lingaraj Due To Covid-19

Bhubaneswar: The enforcement of lockdown to thwart the spread of Coronavirus infection has now raised uncertainty over the celebration of Rukuna Rath Yatra of Lord Lingaraj scheduled to be held on April 1, 2020 even though the construction of chariot used for the festival is underway as per the usual practice. It may be noted […]

Rukuna Rath Yatra Of Odisha To Roll On Rajpath On R-Day

New Delhi: The Odisha government has decided to showcase Rukuna Rath Yatra of Lord Lingaraj, worshipped as both Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu (Harihara) at the Lingaraj temple in Bhubaneswar, at the Republic Day parade. The Lingaraj temple is said to be built in sixth century. According to legend, in the Tretya Yuga, Lord Rama […]

Lord Lingaraj’s Rukuna Rath rolls on in Ekamra Kshetra

Bhubaneswar: Braving scorching heat, thousands of devotees turned up for pulling the chariot of Lord Lingaraj on occasion of Rukuna Rath Yatra in the Ekamra Kshetra, the temple city Bhubaneswar today. Devotees from various corners of the State teemed the 2km-long Ratha Danda in the Old Town for the annual festival. Amidst beating of gongs, […]

Preparation for annual car festival of Lord Lingaraj in full swing

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the annual car festival of Lord Lingaraj, known as the Rukuna Rath Yatra, on the occasion of Ashokashtami on April 13, preparations for the mega event are in full swing. As per sources, as many as 70 carpenters have been appointed for the chariot construction work. Four new Nahakas and two new […]