Lt Governor Manoj Sinha Performs Special Puja, Marks Beginning Of Amarnath-Yatra
J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, marked the beginning of 43-day Amarnath Yatra, on June 30. For this special occasion, Sinha performed the 'puja' of Baba Barfani and prayed for peace, happiness and prosperity of all. "I have full faith that the devotees travelling to seek the divine blessings of Shri Amarnathji will have a safe and memorable pilgrimage," said Sinha. The state-government made all the necessary arrangements for yatra… read-more
Tags: Amarnath Yatra, Uttarakhand, Lt Governor Manoj Sinha, Pilgrims, Religious Places
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
Karnataka Introduces Dress Code For Devotees In Over 200 Temples
Karnataka State Dharmik Parishat (KSDP), a government religious body, has decided to implement a dress code for devotees in over 200 temples in Dakshina Kannada. Following the cultural aspects, a local priest said, "We have urged devotees to follow dress code which respects Hindu cultural values. Saree is preferred for women...For men, we're deciding." However, the religious body will implement it after getting the government's approval.
Tags: devotees, hindu temple, Karnataka, Religious Places
Courtesy: Times Now News
Delhi: Akshardham Temple Welcomes Devotees With COVID-19 Protocols
Delhi's Akshardham Temple welcomed about 700 devotees on the very first day of the reopening. Despite having the permission to reopen in June, Akshardham Temple waited for further improvement in the COVID-19 situations. Reportedly, the temple is being sanitized periodically and floor markings have also been done to maintain the social distancing. Besides, each devotee has to undergo thermal screening before entering the complex. Sanitisation… read-more
Tags: Delhi, Akshardham Temple, Religious Places
Courtesy: Financial Express
Jayaram Manjithaya Selected as Successor of Kesavananda Bharathi at Edneer Mutt
Edneer Mutt on September 7 announced Jayaram Manjithaya as the successor of Kesavananda Bharathi Swami after his demise on September 6. Jayaram will now be called Sacchidananda Bharathi Swami. The 50-year-old Jayaram is a B.com graduate and was working as Mutt’s administrator for a decade. Reportedly, the official announcement and succession ceremony are scheduled on September 28.
Tags: edneer mutt, Kesavananda Bharti, Religious Places, Kerala
Courtesy: Deccan Herald
Kerala: Kesavananda Bharti Passes Away at the Age of 79
Kesavananda Bharti (79), the head of Edneer Mutt in Kerala passed away on September 6. He was known for the case that he had filed in 1973 against the Kerala government's land-reform laws. The judgement of this case is a benchmark in history and is referred to as "Kesavananda Bharti Case". The concept of "basic structure doctrine" of the constitution was implemented after this case.
Tags: Kerala, Religious Places, Kesavananda Bharti, Kerala Government
Courtesy: The Indian Express
With Manadatory Guidelines, Hemkund Sahib Yatra Reopens for the Pilgrims
Uttarakhand's Hemkund Sahib has been reopened for the pilgrims, with some mandatory do's and don'ts for the visitors. Foremost, only asymptomatic people will be allowed to enter. Besides, people above 60 years, kids below 10 years and pregnant women will not be allowed. Pilgrims from other states will have to undergo 'Antigen COVID-19 test', and can proceed only if they test negative. The face mask will be compulsory for everyone.
Tags: Uttarakhand, Hemkund Sahib, Pilgrimage, Travel, Religious Places
Courtesy: Times Of India
Unlock 4.0: Tourists And Devotees Traveling To Tamil Nadu Will Require Travel Pass
As per Unlock 4.0 Guidelines, the Tamil Nadu Government has granted relaxatation on the imposed restrictions. Religious places and hotels are now allowed to re-open, but will have to follow the guidelines as per the SOP. "Passenger trains and inter-state buses will resume from September 7," Tamil Nadu CM, K Palaniswami confirmed. However, the passengers traveling to TN via train or flight will still require travel pass.
Tags: Unlock 4.0, Tamil Nadu, Chennai, HOTEL, Religious Places
Courtesy: Times Of India