Tag: Shravan Somvar

This is why Lord Shiva is offered holy water during Shravan month
This is why Lord Shiva is offered holy water during Shravan month

Since Mondays (Somvar) are dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Mondays falling in the Shravan month are considered even more propitious.

  • Monday, 18 July 2022
First Shravan Somvar
Devotees throng Shiva temples on first 'Shravan Somvar' in large numbers

The administrative officials of different temples made necessary arrangements to ensure smooth movement of the devotees amid the surge in Covid-19 cases in the State

  • Monday, 18 July 2022
Shravan Somvar: Devotees urged not to bring slings to Dhabaleswar temple
Shravan Somvar: Devotees urged not to bring slings to Dhabaleswar temple

The famous Dhabaleswar temple of Lord Shiva attracts lakhs of devotees in the month of Shravan

  • Friday, 15 July 2022
Lokanath temple flooded ahead of Shravan Somvar

Puri: Devotees at Lokanath Temple here are having harrowing time as the shrine is now flooded with knee-deep water. Sources said water from ‘Parvati Sagar’ tank entered the temple last night causing problems in conduct of daily rituals at the sacred shrine today. A lot of devotees alleged that they could not pay obeisance to […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Unfazed by rain, Kanwariyas throng Shiva shrines on last 'Shravan Somvar'

Bhubaneswar: On the fourth and last  ‘Shravan Somvar’, thousands of kanwariyas thronged Shiva shrines across the State to offer holy water to Lord Shiva. According to sources, more number of kanwariyas visited the shrines today as compared to last three Mondays in the auspicious month of Shravan. The administrative officials of different temples also ensured […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Kanwariyas throng river ghats to fetch holy water ahead of Shravan Somvar

Cuttack: River ghats across the state have been crowded with Kanwariyas or Bol bom devotees clad in saffron and carrying colourful slings who have been walking barefoot for miles to offer water at different Shiva shrines on occasion of Shravan Somvar on Monday. As per the belief, men and women from all walks of life […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
19 women Bol bom devotees injured in road mishap in Sundergarh

Sundergarh: At least 19 women Bol Bom devotees were left injured after a truck rammed into the pick-up van they were travelling in near Gomadihi in Sundergarh district on Monday evening. The women devotees hailing from Gadgadbahal village under Badagaon in the district had gone to Ghoghar Dham in Rajgangpur to offer water to Lord […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Bolbom devotees injured gas leak mishap
3 Kanwariyas sustain burn injuries after leakage in LPG cylinder pipe

Malkangiri: At least three Kanwariyas sustained burn injuries after gas leaking from an LPG cylinder pipe caught fire in Khairaput Saturday morning. As per sources, hundreds of Kanwariyas, after fetching water from water bodies in Balimela were on their way to Gupteswar to worship and offer prayers to Lord Shiva on the occasion of fourth […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021