Puri: A team of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has begun inspection of the Garbha Gruha (sanctum sanctorum) of Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri from today as the Holy Trinity are away on their annual sojourn at Mausi Maa temple. NC Pal, chief of the technical core committee of ASI, informed that the repair works […]
Puri: In view of upcoming Bahuda Yatra (return Car Festival) of Lord Jagannath in Puri, the district administration on Saturday announced to enforce curfew across the district from 10 PM of June 30 to 10 PM of July 2. “As per the direction of the Supreme Court, we have declared shutdown to be enforced from […]
Puri: The majestic chariots Taladhwaja, Darpadalana and Nandighosa of the Holy Trinity were turned southwards, a practice called Dakshina Moda in local parlance and parked at Nakachana Dwara (exit gate) of Gundicha Temple today for the Bahuda Yatra of the Holy Trinity in Puri. As per tradition, concerned servitors of the three chariots brought ‘Agnya […]
Puri: The Puri Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has announced the finalised timings of the rituals to be performed during the Bahuda Yatra – the event marking the return of the Holy Trinity to Srimandir after completing their 9-day annual sojourn at Gundicha Temple. The Bahuda Yatra of Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath, and Devi Subhadra, […]
Puri: All the servitors to be engaged in Lord Jagannath’s Bahuda Yatra tomorrow have tested negative for COVID19, informed Krishan Kumar, chief administrator of the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA). However, Kumar said that details of the COVID test of government officials, policemen and others present during the Rath Yatra will be provided later. Speaking […]
Bahuda Yatra concluded as the divine siblings Lord Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra and Lord Jagannath reached to their abode from Gundicha temple in Puri today.
Puri: Bahuda Yatra, the return journey of Lord Jagannath, his elder brother Lord Balabhadra and their sister Devi Subhadra concluded on Wednesday after the deities reached Singhadwar upon completion of nine-day sojourn at Sri Gundicha Temple. Pulled only by servitors in the absence of any devotees due to Covid pandemic, the chariot of Lord Balabhadra […]
Puri: With the conclusion of the Bahuda Yatra on Wednesday, the divine triad of Bada Thakura Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra, and Kalia Thakura on their chariots on Puri Bada Danda will don a resplendent attire of gold and silver ornaments in a special ritual called ‘Suna Besha’ today. As per the centuries-old practice, the golden avatar […]