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Nagarjuna Besha of Lord Jagannath and his siblings could be organised with minimum servitors

Puri:29/7/20 The Nagarjuna Besha of Lord Jagannath and his siblings, which will be held nearly after 25 years, could be organised with minimum servitors and without devotees.

However, any official announcement is yet to be made.

The auspicious day will be observed after 25 years on 12th day of the holy month of Kartik i. e on November 27, 2020. This was informed by astrologer Baikuntha Nath Nayak, the chief of Samant Chandrasekhar Panjika.

As per astrologer of Samanta Chandrasekhar almanac, Baikunthanath Nayak “The Nagarjuna Vesha which is also called Bira Besha will fall on Kartik Dwadasa Friday, November 27, 2020. This Vesha is occasionally done in the month of Kartika when there are six days of “Panchuka.”

Lakhs of devotees including saints used to wait for the auspicious occasion to have darshan of the deities in Nagarjuna Besha, the rare among all the costumes that the lords appear every day and other special days.

As per mythology, the Nagarjuna Besha is celebrated to commemorate the killing of Sahashrarjuna by Lord Parsuram.

The Nagarjuna Besha was last held in 1994 and prior to that in 1993, 1983, and 1966.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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