Devotees from far and wide will finally get chance to witness the bliss of Lord Jagannath before their eyes with the reopening of the Puri Srimandir for general public from tomorrow onwards after several months of Covid hiatus.
After remaining out of bounds for over three months, temples and religious places in Puri and Sambapur districts reopened today for devotees amid strict adherence to Covid safety protocols
All places of religious importance in Jajpur district of Odisha will be reopened for the public from August 4 with strict adherence to Covid guidelines. Jajpur Collector Chakravarti Singh Rathore informed about the decision in a statement to the media.
The famous Shakti shrine of Odisha, the temple of Goddess Samaleswari in Sambalpur is set to reopen for devotees from August 3. The decision comes as a great relief for thousands of devotees and servitors who had been waiting with bated breath for the temple to reopen ever since the State government started unlocking the economic activities from the month of June.
The Odisha government has authorized Collectors to take a call on reopening of temples and mutts in their respective jurisdiction
Bhubaneswar: Even as the world bid goodbye to a year mired in a global pandemic, in Odisha, hundreds and thousands of people who usually stood in front of the temples in queue to begin every year with the divine blessings, are a disappointed lot the way first morning of 2021 started. The fact that the […]
Berhampur: After Srimandir in Puri and Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar, the famous Taratarini temple in Purusottampur of Ganjam district is all set throw open its door to devotees from January 3, 2021, informed Collector, Vijay Amruta Kulange on Monday. Announcing the news that will bring smile on faces of all the devotees and servitors of […]
Bhubaneswar: After the Odisha government’s nod to open Puri Jagannath and Lingaraj temple amid the pandemic with strict adherence to COVID-19 norms, hopes are high that around 18000 remaining temples in the State will also be opened soon. As the State government has already left the responsibility of taking decision regarding opening of the places […]
Bhubaneswar: As the demand for reopening of temples and religious places across Odisha grows louder following the Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA)’s announcement to open the 12th century shrine, the Odisha government has started initiating the process for reopening of other religious institutions which too remained shut for devotees in the last nine months due […]
Bhubaneswar: Even as the Odisha government has clarified its stand on the reopening of religious places amid the prevailing pandemic situation, members of the Odisha Sevayat Sangha, a state-level priests’ association once again staged protest by beating gongs in the premises of the Ram Temple here today to press for the opening of temples. The […]
Jagatsinghpur: Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday called for the reopening of temples in Odisha. Pradhan made the statement over the contentious issue while campaigning for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate for the forthcoming by-elections in the Tirtol assembly constituency. Pradhan who spoke to OTV after paying a visit to the Maa Sarala temple […]
Athagarh: Even as religious places across Odisha remained closed due to Covid-19 pandemic, the servitors of Dhabaleswar temple in Athagarh area of Cuttack district on Friday demanded reopening of the temple in view of the holy Kartik month. According to sources, special rituals of Lord Dhabaleswar are performed during Kartik month. Gaja Bhoga is also […]
Bhubaneswar: Servitors and several devotees across the State on Wednesday resumed protest by beating gongs, ringing bells and blew conchs urging the Odisha government to reopen temples with COVID-19 restrictions in place. The protest, which was called by Odisha Mandira Sebayat Sangha (OMSS), witnessed participation of servitors and devotees at major religious places across the […]