The return of the sibling deities to their holy abode Srimandir marks the end of the annual sojourn of the Lords. The final ritual conducted during Rath Yatra is Niladri Bije, the return of the deities back to sanctum sanctorum.
A day after Suna Besha (golden attire ritual), Lord Jagannath and His siblings are offered the Adhara Pana, a rich sweet drink made up of an assortment of milk, banana, cheese, black pepper, nutmeg, camphor and other ingredients and spices.
Odisha’s iconic sweet Rasagola assumes a special place in Jagannath culture, especially in Rath Yatra. On the last day of Rath Yatra festival, Goddess Laxmi is offered Rasagola as bhog as part of the age-old Niladri Bije rituals.
After a gap of two years, the entire extravaganza beginning from Gundicha Jatra to Bahuda and Suna Besha was carried out in the presence of devotees.
Earlier, 12 clay pots were used for the purpose. However, servitors now reduced the number of pots to nine to serve the pana.
Rath Yatra In Puri - Adhara Pana Rituals Today
The Holy siblings – Mahaprabhu Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra – dazzled in golden attire atop their chariots during Suna Besha ritual, also known as the Rajadhiraja Besha, today (July 10). Catch a few glimpses of the iconic ritual as Trinity receives a golden makeover.
After getting information, a team of railway officials from Paradip reached the spot and restored the chariot.
The most iconic avatar of the Lord of the Universe will be witnessed by the mortal eyes in a lavish ritual called 'Suna Besha' in Puri today. Suna
A dispute rose between Biswanath Mishra and Manoranjan Mishra at the Mausi Maa temple over conducting the customary Poda Pitha ritual which led to a scuffle. The situation turned so serious, that it resulted in breaking of the Poda Pitha container (Handi).
Bahuda Yatra - Chariots Roll On Badadanda
Bahuda Yatra - Chariot Pulling Begins
Puri Rath Yatra - Drone Shots Capture Bahuda Yatra
Rath Yatra - Lord Jagannath makes his way to His chariot Nandighosa. The servitor ushered the Lord on to the chariot in ceremonial Pahandi rituals. The Lord concluded his stay at the Gundicha temple and will retrun to the Srimandir In Bahuda Yatra.
Bahuda Yata of the Holy Trinity - Devi Subhadra being taken to the Darpadalana chariot as deities prepare for the return journey to Srimandir. The Deities concluded their stay at the Gundicha temple and will retrun to the Srimandir in Bahuda Yatra.