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Sital Sasthi
Divine Wedding Of Lord Shiva And Goddess Parbati Ends Sans Jubilation

The Sital Sasthi festival known as the marriage of Lord Shiva and his consort Goddess Parbati concluded in the wee hours of Wednesday in a low-key manner amid Covid protocols.

Sital Sasthi: Divine Shiva-Parvati marriage solemnized amid vedic rituals

Sambalpur: Religious fervour gripped Sambalpur town as the divine marriage of Lord Shiva and Parvati was solemnized according to vedic rituals late Friday night. Lord Shiva arrived in a huge procession amid drumbeats, lights and bursting of crackers accompanied by a swarm of devotees. As per rituals, deities of several temples in Jhadupada, Modipada, Badabazaar, […]

Sambalpur Sital Sasthi: Stage set for Lord Shiva’s divine marriage

Sambalpur: The Sambalpur district administration has geared up to for Sital Sasthi starting from June 7. A preparatory meeting chaired by Sambalpur Collector Subham Saxena was held on Sunday to review and chalk out strategies for the smooth conduct of the mega event. Several Yatra Committees stressed on urgent repair of roads, arrangements for drinking […]

Sital Sasthi festivities conclude with 'Jugal Darshan'

Sambalpur: Thousands of devotees descended on the streets of Sambalpur to mark the conclusion of the three-day Sital Sasthi Yatra today. The famous carnival came to an end with the Jugal Darshan, the homecoming of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati after marriage. Devotees in large numbers turned up to witness the return of the divine […]

Sital Sasthi: Devotees soak in festive joy to witness ‘Jugal darshan’

Sambalpur: Lakhs of devotees flocked the streets of Sambalpur town to witness the ‘jugal darshan’ of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati as the newly married celestial couple returned to their respective temples in a huge carnival. The colourful procession that marks the homecoming of the celestial couple started Monday midnight and continued till Tuesday morning. […]

Admin clears air on conduct of Sital Sasthi ritual at Lingaraj temple

Bhubaneswar: Clearing the uncertainty over conduct of Sital Sasthi Jatra at Lingaraj Temple scheduled to be held tomorrow, the administration on Saturday assured that the annual festival will be held as per tradition. Khurda Collector Nirmal Mishra, who is also the Chairman of the Lingaraj Temple Trust Board, said that attempts are being made from […]

Uncertainty looms large over Sital Sasthi ritual of Lord Lingaraj

Bhubaneswar: As the controversy over non participation of Lord Kapilanath in the Sital Sasthi Jatra of Lord Lingaraj continues to intensify, uncertainty looms large over the completion of the ritual. The Brahmin Nijog, a servitor association at the 11th century shrine on Thursday threatened to disrupt the Sital Sasthi Jatra, one of the most important […]

Sital Sasthi: Sambalpur gears up for divine marriage of Lord Shiva

Sambalpur: The preparation for Sital Sasthi, which marks the divine marriage of Lord Shiva with Goddess Parvati, has almost reached its final stages in Sambalpur. Mohan Supkar and his wife Sanjukta will perform the role of Parbati’s parents this year. They are now on cloud nine to have got the opportunity to perform the rituals […]

Sital Sasthi: Divine marriage of Shiva & Parbati solemnised

Sambalpur/Bhubaneswar: Like every year, the divine wedding of Lord Shiva and goddess Parbati was solemnized as per the Vedic rituals on the auspicious occasion of Sital Sasthi in Sambalpur, Bhubaneswar and other parts of the state late on Monday night. Hundreds of devotees thronged the place in Sambalpur to witness the divine wedding, which is conducted […]