The Hastidwara (Aisvraya) or the elephant gate on the north opens upto aflight of 13 steps of Khandalite leading to inner enclosure, the deities of Lokanth, Uttarayni, Laxmi, Nrusimha and Varaha and Sitala have been installed in the outer enclosure. A sacred well known as Suna Kuna exists here. The water of the well is […]
Chandra Darshan is the first day of moon sighting after no moon day. In Hinduism, the new moon day is known as Amavasya and the first sighting of moon after new moon has religious significance. People observe a day long fast and break it after sighting new moon on Chandra Darshan day. In Hindu scriptures, […]
The temple is located on the left side of the Chakratirtha road leading from Subash Bose Chowk to Penthakata, Puri. In this living temple, the enshrined deity is a two armed Hanuman, holding a ladu in left hand a mace in his right hand. The parsvadevata niches of western raha houses the images of Anjana […]
Prathamastami is celebrated on the eight days of Margasira ( November – December ) In Odisha. This festival day, the eldest child of the family is honoured. Special Puja are performed for the well being of the eldest child of the family . The reason behind the eldest child is the care-taker of the family […]
Rebasa Matha perform upachara chamara and allata Services, offering of Khatani Bhog. Khatani bhoga is one special kind of Bhoga prasad is offerd to Triad by some selected Matha. These Mathas have been granted the rights to offer Khatani Bhoga, prepared bhoga prasad by themselfes. Those matha are Govardhan Matha, Radhakanta Matha, Jagannath Ballav, Emar, […]
The full moon or purnima day of the Kartika month is considered very auspicious. It has many names including Deva Diwali – Diwali of the Gods, Raas Purnima and Tripuri Purnima. This day marks the victory of Lord Shiva over the demons Tripura. The Kartik Purnima festival also coincides with the Jain light festival and […]
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