For a married Odia woman, observing Sabitri Brata without her husband around is tough. And when her better half is battling for life, then it is excruciating. But these Sabitris have proved that when the going gets tough, the tough gets going.
The enforcement squad of Commissionerate Police today prevented women performing worships at some temples in Old Town area on the occasion of Sabitri Brata even as congregation of devotees at shrines across the State has been restricted in view of Covid-19 pandemic.
Clad with bright and colourful sarees, some members of the transgender community observed the holy festival in a subdued manner in the Capital City with strict adherence to Covid-19 norms
A day before the ‘Sabitri Brata’-an auspicious occasion for married women in Odisha- market places having fruits, saree and cosmetic shops across the State witnessed heavy rush on Wednesday despite the lockdown restrictions.
Bhubaneswar: Married women across Odisha today observed ‘Savitri Brata’ for the well-being and long life of their husbands. Since morning, women made beeline at various temples to offer prayers. Traditionally, the day is observed to remember the sacrifice of Savitri, who had saved the life of her husband Satyaban from Yamraj – the God of […]
Bhubaneswar: Since wee hours today, married women of Hindu community were seen making a beeline to temples to complete rituals of ‘Sabitri Brata’. The occasion observed by women seeking well being and long life of their husbands is done by fasting all day and offering prayers. Carrying puja thalis with the ritualistic sindoor, alta, bangles, […]