Devotees take dip near Sun temple in Odisha

At least three lakh devotees offered prayers to the Sun god after a mass ritual bath in Odisha`s pilgrimage town of Konark on the auspicious occasion of Magha Saptami, an official said.

Lakhs take holy dip in Konark

More than five lakh devotees Sunday took a holy dip in Odisha`s temple town Konark and offered prayers to the sun god on the occasion of Magha Saptami.

Four lakh people take holy dip in Konark

At least four lakh pilgrims on Thursday took a holy dip in a pond in Orissa`s temple town of Konark on the occasion of Magha Saptami which Hindus consider auspicious, the authorities said.