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Puri Rath Yatra Niladri Bije
Niladri Bije: Lord Jagannath returns home with siblings

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.

Adhara Pana
Rath Yatra 2022: Lords Relish Adhara Pana Atop Chariots

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.

Lord Jagannath Suna Besha
Suna Besha: Sibling deities dazzle in golden attire

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.

Bahuda yatra 2022
Bahuda Yatra: Homecoming of the Holy Trinity

The nine-day annual sojourn of Lord Jagannath and His siblings ends today as deities will return to their abode in all glory and grandeur. Catch glimpses of Bahuda Yatra from the pilgrim town Puri.

Puri Rath Yatra 2022
Puri Rath Yatra 2022: Divine sojourn of Lord Jagannath and His siblings

Spirituality is at its peak on Bada Danda (Grand Road) in Puri as the sibling deities were ushered out of their abode in Pahandi Bije on Rath Yatra today. In the three colourful and gigantic chariots, the Trinity embarks on a nine day sojourn to their aunt's place - Gundicha temple.

Rath yatra 2022
Rath Yatra 2022: Puri Ready For Its Biggest Fest

The three gigantic chariots of Mahaprabhu Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra are decked up and ready outside Srimandir for their annual sojourn to Gundicha temple on Friday (July 1).

International Yoga Day 2022: Odisha Spreads The Message
Yoga For Humanity: Odisha Spreads The Message

When it comes to cultivating the message of physical and mental well-being, Odisha is not behind. The theme of the International Day of Yoga 2022 is 'Yoga For Humanity'. Let's find out how Odisha is spreading the rich heritage and culture of the country on this day.

International Yoga Day
International Yoga Day: How India is celebrating

Yoga is India's gift to the world and the humanity. It is a holistic approach to health and well-being, balancing the mind, body and soul. Every year, June 21 is celebrated as International Yoga Day with people from all walks of life participating in different events organised in different parts of the country and the world. The day has been specially dedicated to spreading awareness about India's age-old practice of yoga.

Rath Yatra 2022
Rath Yatra 2022: Chariots of Trinity taking shape for big festival

Lord Jagannath's juggernaut is taking shape! Here are a few glimpses from Puri where chariot construction for the annual car festival is underway in full swing.

Raja festival in Odisha
Raja Festival: Banaste Dakila Gaja..

Raja Parba is a three-day unique festival celebrated in Odisha to raise a toast to womanhood and nature. To know more on celebration of the annual fest, take a quick glance at these pictures.

Deba Snana Purnima and Hati Besha
Deba Snana Purnima: The royal bath of Holy Trinity

Every year on the occasion of Jyestha Purnima, sibling deities (Lord Balabhadra, Mahaprabhu Jagannath & Devi Subhadra) and Chakradhar Sudarsan, take a ceremonial bath with 108 pitchers of sacred water. After this holy bathing or Snana Yatra rituals, deities are decked up in Gajanana Besha. The Snana Yatra culminates after the Lords are taken to the 'Anasara Ghara' on Pahandi.

India South Africa T20
Cricket Craze: Fans Wish To See Team India At Barabati At Least Once Every Year!

If millennium city Cuttack could give match-day feels during team India’s practice session, imagine the degree of craze and excitement among fans on the match day. Here are some glimpses from the Barabati Stadium ahead of the T20I encounter between India and South Africa.

Mahima Chaudhry
Cancer and Bollywood: The departed and the survivors

Cancer claims millions of lives every year and is the second leading cause of death globally. In this valiant battle, Bollywood celebrities are no exceptions. While a few were consumed by the fatal disease, many of them overcame it to emerge as survivors.

Bamboo fencing in Bhubaneswar Janpath
Bamboo fencing in Bhubaneswar Janpath smart or unsmart!

Under the Smart Janpath project, the Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) replaced iron grills with bamboo barricades along the medians in the stretch between Vani Vihar and Sishu Bhawan. But is this a smart move?

World No Tobacco Day
World No Tobacco Day: Giant sand sculptures depict the dangers of tobacco use

The 31st of May is observed as World No Tobacco Day across the world. Every year on this day, a global campaign is launched to raise awareness on the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use.