KVT being decorated with over 11 tn flowers

  • | Monday | 27th November, 2023

Varanasi: With the arrival of over 11 tonne of flowers, floral decoration of Kashi Vishwanath Dham was started on Sunday.KV temples chief executive officer Sunil Verma said that a devotee from Visakhapatnam is ensuring decoration of the KV Dham with 11 tonnes of flowers. Devoteesvisiting the city on the occasion of Dev Deepawali also visit the KV Dham to seek blessings of Lord Vishwanath.The influx of devotees at the temple has increased manifold following the opening of the KV Dham by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in December 2021. Temple officials said that while chief minister Yogi Adityanath is expected to be in the city to take part in Dev Deepawali celebrations, several other VIPs, Including Union minister Hardeep Puri, UP tourism minister Jaivir Singh and 160 ambassadors and high commissioners from 70 countries, would take part in the festivities.In addition to around four lakh devotees, who are expected to visit the city on the auspicious occasion, the floating population of around four lakh people would also arrive for Dev Deepawali celebrations and leave the city the same day, the officials said, adding that hotels, guesthouses and cruises have been booked for Dev Deepawali in advance.We also published the following articles recentlyDev Deepawali: 11L diyas to light up Kashi ghatsKartik Purnima, also known as Dev Deepawali, will be celebrated in the holy city of Kashi with over 11 lakhs diyas (earthen lamps). Pilgrims will gather at the ghats along the Ganga for bathing, and special Ganga Aartis and cultural activities will be held. Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and 160 foreign delegates from 70 countries will participate in the festivities. Security arrangements and traffic diversions have been put in place for the large congregation of people.Happy Dev Diwali 2023: Best Wishes, Images, Status, Quotes, Messages, Facebook and WhatsApp Greetings to Share on Dev DeepawaliThe ancient city of Varanasi celebrates the vibrant festival of Dev Diwali, symbolizing the triumph of good over evil. It is also known as Dev Deepawali and is celebrated on Kartik Purnima. Dev Diwali holds a unique place in the hearts of Varanasis residents and devotees. The festival begins with a sacred dip in the holy Ganges, followed by the lighting of diyas on the Ghats. This act represents the dispelling of darkness with knowledge and righteousness. Dev Diwali commemorates Lord Shivas victory over the demon Tripurasur.Devotee rush stalls repairof Puri temple NatamandapRepair work at Jagannath Temples Natamandap, carried out by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), was disrupted by a huge rush of devotees during Panchuka, the last five days of Kartika month. ASI superintendent of Puri circle, Dibishad B Garnayak, stated that the crowd prevented them from working and they had to stop for two days. ASI began repair work on the cracked beams of the Natamandap on November 17, following an Orissa high court order. Additionally, ASI will conduct laser scanning of the Jagannath Temples Ratna Bhandar to assess any damage.

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