The married women celebrate ‘Sindur Khela’ as they believe it symbolises the power of womanhood that will bring good fortune for them and long life for their husbands.
Vijayadashami, a celebration of victory of good over evil, is being observed across Odisha today. Since morning devotees are making beeline to Durga mandaps and temples to seek blessings from the Goddess.
Puja committees have made arrangements for the 'Ravana Podi' this evening, during which effigy of demon king Ravana will be torched to mark the victory of Lord Rama over demon King Ravana on the occasion of Vijayadashami.
Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: The four-day Dussehra celebrations across the Odisha culminated today with ‘Ravana Podi’ – the burning of life-size effigies of demon king Ravana. The ‘Ravana Podi Utsav’ was marked by attractive display of effigies of the demon king. In the event which signifies triumph of good over evil, the effigy of the demon king were […]
Bhubaneswar: With State immersed in devotion on the occasion of Vijayadashami, the Bomikhal Durga puja pandal today organised a mass prayer for the well-being and speedy recovery of the Kandhamal conjoined twins Jaga-Kalia who are undergoing a separation surgery at AIIMS, New Delhi. The puja committee members also informed that they will contribute the funds […]
Bhubaneswar: Vijayadashami, a celebration of victory of good over evil, is being observed across the State today. Since morning devotees are making beeline to Durga mandaps and temples to seek blessings of the Goddess. As per traditions, ‘aparajita’ puja, Dashami puja and Somanath rituals of Goddess of Durga followed by Purnahuti will be performed today. […]
New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday extended his greetings to the countrymen on the eve of Dussehra or Vijayadashami — a major Hindu festival celebrated at the end of Navaratri every year. “On the auspicious occasion of Vijayadashmi, I extend my warm greetings and good wishes to all my fellow citizens and wish […]
Murshidabad: Three members of a family, including an eight-year-old boy, have been murdered by unidentified miscreants in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district, a senior police officer said here on Wednesday. The bodies of Bondhu Gopal Pal, a 35-year-old primary school teacher, his wife Beauty and son Angan were found lying in a pool of blood inside […]