Odia people across the State observed Samba Dashami, the worship of Sun god with religious fervour.
On this day mothers observe special puja and rituals dedicated to Lord Surya for the good health and long life of their children.
They offer special food like Khichdi, different types of traditional cakes (pitha
Maa Tarini Temple is a sacred destination, situated in Ghatagaon in Keonjhar district of Odisha. It is a renowned temple, dedicated to the Hindu Goddess of Maa Tarini. Maa Tarini is the major deity of this temple.
She is worshiped here alongside some other gods and goddesses. The temple is set
The temple of Dhabaleswar is wholehearted to the worship of Lord Shiva. It is located in the exotic island of Lord Dhabaleswar at a distance of 27 kilometres from Cuttack city. It is one of the best tourist spots and a great place of pilgrimage for devotees of Lord Shiva.
The temple of Kalijai is located on an island in Chilika Lake. The temple is considered to be the abode of Goddess Kalijai. An interesting story which dates back to history tells about how a simple girl named Jaai became Goddess Kalijai.
There was a girl named Jaai, who as a
There are various Hindu gods and goddesses we worship everyday. One of those goddesses popularly worshipped in the north-eastern states of Odisha and West Bengal is Goddess Kali.
Goddess Kali is revered as the supreme power who controls the events occuring in the entire universe. It is said that every little
The Supreme Court asked the Puri Jagannath Temple on 5th July,2018, to allow every visitor irrespective of their religion to offer respects and make offerings to the deity. The court will extend this to other temples also in due course of time.
The Puri District Judge has observed that inspite of