The cracks were observed during an inspection of the chariots before the Dakhina Moda rituals, informed Ratha Construction Committee (RCC) supervisor Sudarshan Mekap
Sources said that the Covid situation has come under control in most of the districts with a drastic dip in the daily cases. Still, some coastal regions including Puri, Cuttack and Khurdha of which State Capital Bhubaneswar is a part, are still a reason for concern.
On the occasion of the welcoming of the deities of Lord Balabhadra, Jagannath and Devi Subhadra to the Gundicha Temple on Tuesday, little Swayam performed some acrobatic stunts and entertained the many sevayats, officials and police at the spot.
Odisha reported its highest toll of 68 deaths due to Covid infection taking the overall number of fatalities to 4,730 in the pandemic
Holy Trinity Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra will move to the Adapa Mandapa of the Gundicha temple in a ceremonial procession today
ASI has earlier done 3-D laser scanning of the Konark Sun temple and the UNESCO world heritage site Hampi among others.
As per the government decision, only servitors are pulling the chariots of the Holy Trinity due to restrictions on public participation amid Covid pandemic
The President of India Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik sought blessings of the Holy Trinity for healthy and prosperous life to all on the auspicious occasion of Rath Jatra
The procession, known as the Pahandi Bije of the deities, is one of the most significant rituals of the Rath Jatra.
With only few hours left for the pulling of chariots, the Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), district administration and police have left no stone unturned to ensure the smooth conduct of the mega festival as per government guidelines.
The Sankaracharya has accepted the invitation and he will come to Rath Yatra tomorrow with his six of his disciples.
The Chariots of the Holy Trinity reached Singhadwara before the Holy Trinity embark on their 9-day sojourn (Rath Yatra) on Monday.
Devadasis were married to Lord Jagannath and accepted him as the "divine husband", and they remained spinsters throughout their lives.
Puri town will divided into 12 zones with deployment of special security personnel on the roof top of buildings at all entry points and along side of the Bada Danda.
Puri has been divided into 12 zones and a total of 65 platoons of police force will be deployed for Rath Yatra this year.
The Holy Trinity, Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra, is all set to reappear and give darshan in youthful appearance today after spending 14 days in the sick room (Anasara Ghara). The ritual is called Naba Jauban darshan.
CM Naveen Patnaik sought cooperation of all for smooth conduct of annual Rath Yatra in Puri beginning July 12
Following their stay in Anasara Ghara & treatment by a host of potions, Lord Jagannath & his siblings have recovered from fever
Odisha on Tuesday witnessed a fall in the single day Covid 19 cases with 2,487 new infections even as daily fatalities showed no sign of abatement with 51 infected persons succumbing to the virus in last 24 hours.
A special offering is being served to the deities of the Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri to help them fully recover from the fever ahead of the Rath Yatra. The herbal medicine called Dasamula Modaka is offered to the divine siblings as per the long-followed tradition.
A controversy has cropped up over the presence of 'Nara Birala' painting on the chariots after the chief carpenter of Nadighosh Ratha (chariot of Lord Jagannath) Bijay Mohapatra questioned the tradition of such image on the chariots.
Lord Jagannath, and his siblings, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra developed a fever after they were given a bath with sacred water contained in 108 pitchers on Snan Purnima day.
The Odisha police have prepared a detailed security blue-print for the world famous Ratha Yatra at Puri scheduled to be held on July 12.
The authorities of the Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri on Saturday laid out some important guidelines for strict implementation during the observance of this year’s Rath Yatra scheduled to commence on July 12.
ASI will conduct the laser scanning of the ‘Ratna Singhasan’ at Srimandir in Puri during the time of Rath Yatra to check structural damages