Know about ‘Pahandi’ ritual observed at Puri Srimandir 

Pahandi is of two types-Dhadi Pahandi and Goti Pahandi. 

Phandi ritual of Lord Jagannath

Pahandi originates from the Sanskrit word Padamundam, which in local dialects means a slow step-by-step movement with the spreading of the feet. And Bije means a procession of the king or the Gods. Pahandi literally means going forward in a step-by-step movement to the accompaniment of several devotees beating the ‘ghanta’, ‘kahali’ and ‘telingi baja’. 

Pahandi is of two types-Dhadi Pahandi and Goti Pahandi.