Mythological ‘Shamba’ (Krishna’s Son) the cured leper worshiped the Sun God for cure on the river mouth of Chandrabhaga, the river dried. It is reduced to a dry bed or a narrow trickle. It has been an ideal place for religious activity. Magha Shukla Saptami, or Magha Saptami, is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Surya, the sun god in Hinduism. The deities are being worshiped at Konark, Chadrabhaga. Thousands of devotees took a holy bath at the Chandrabhaga Tirtha near the Konark Sun Temple on Magha Shukla Saptami.