Rath Yatra 2019: Lakhs witness Suna Besha of Holy Trinity

Puri: The pilgrim town of Puri is brimming with a sea of devotees to witness the Suna Besha of Holy Trinity-Lord Balabhadra, Mahaprabhu Jagannath and Devi Subhadra. A day after Bahuda Yatra, the conclusion of the nine-day sojourn to Mausi Maa temple and return to Srimandir, the three deities are all set to bask with golden glory on their respective chariots.

Suna Besha darshan of Lord Jagannath and the sibling Deities in Puri to continue till 11PM today; if rush of devotees persists, the darshan timings will be extended, informs Shree Jagannath Temple Administration.

The Tidal Wave Of Devotion! Devotees in large numbers witness Suna Besha of the Holy Trinity on the chariots.

The Tidal Wave Of Devotion! Devotees in large numbers witness Suna Besha of the Holy Trinity on the chariots.

Breathtaking! Aerial view of devotees making a beeline for Darshan of the Holy Trinity in their Suna Besha.

The Holy Trinity basking in golden glory.

Servitors meticulously embellishing Lord Jagannath with gold ornaments during Suna Besha.

Servitors adorn Devi Subhadra with golden and diamond ornaments.

Suna Besha of Lord Balabhadra underway.

Gold ornaments to be adorned on Lord Jagannath being taken to the chariot by servitors.

Servitors begin decoration of Lord Balabhadra with ample quantum of gold jewellery. Hands and feet of the Lord are decorated with gold plates while a plough made of gold on the left hand & a golden ‘gada’ (mace) adorns his right hand.

Scenes from Badadanda near the Srimandir where lakhs of devotees are waiting for the Golden Avatar of the Lords.

On the special occasion, servitors have begun the decoration procedure to adorn each of the deities with special gold ornaments.