This year, Chandan Yatra is being publicly celebrated after two years of tight Covid restrictions. The divine boat rides are happening every evening, and will continue till 24th May.
Like ordinary people, the sibling deities of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra also suffer from sultry heat of summer months.
The Akhi Muthi Anukula rituals were observed in adherence to Covid protocols by the farming communities across Odisha today marking the initiation of this season agricultural activities.
In the backdrop of the unprecedented surge in Covid-19 cases, the Puri district administration has decided to issue prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC barring gathering around the Narendra Puhskarini and Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) office during the upcoming Chandan Yatra
Prohibitory orders will be slapped at Narendra Puskarini for the upcoming Chandan Yatra of Lord Jagannath as the mega event will be held without the presence of devotees and pilgrims this year too due to Covid-19 restrictions.
One of the most famous festivals associated with Lord Jagannath, the Chandan Yatra will be observed this year without the participation of devotees. Puri district Collector Samarth Verma made the major announcement after a crucial Chhattisa Nijog meeting today.
In a bid to ease problems faced by senior citizens staying alone during Covid-19 restriction, the district police has released a dedicated helpline number for the elderly persons through which they can seek any assistance from police.
Puri: With the world-famous Rath Yatra round the corner, the fourth batch of timber reached the pilgrim town of Puri on Tuesday for chariot construction. According to sources, 45 ‘Asana’…
Puri: The process of construction of the wooden chariots of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra will begin today with ‘Ratha Anukula’ in Puri on the occasion of “Akshaya Tritiya”. As per the tradition, the 12-ft sacred logs ‘Dhaura Katha’ will be brought to the ‘Ratha Khala’ near the Jagannath temple. The process will commence […]
Puri: Ahead of the annual Rath Yatra of the Trinity, construction of chariots began with ‘Ratha Anukula’ here on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya on Wednesday. The three 12-ft sacred logs of ‘Dhaura Katha’ were brought to the ‘Ratha Khala’ near the Jagannath temple. The process commenced with the axe being given the divine touch […]
Puri: Preparation for the annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath started with ‘Ratha Anukula’, that marks the beginning of chariot construction process, as per customary rituals on the auspicious occasion of Akshay Tritiya today. The three 12 ft logs of ‘dhaura katha’ (specific logs) were brought to the ‘ratha khala’ near the Jagannath temple. The […]
Bhubaneswar/Puri: Agrarian festival ‘Akshaya Tritiya’ was celebrated across Odisha today when farming community worshipped the Mother Earth for a good harvest and performed ‘Muthi Anukula’. The farmers wore new clothes and sowed paddy seeds after ploughing, called as ‘Muthi Anukula’, on the occasion of the ‘Akshaya Tritiya’ and started agricultural work. Like the previous years, Chief […]
Bhubaneswar: The age old tradition of Chandan Yatra of Lord Lingaraj was violated yesterday as the holy event concluded at Bindu Sagar pond late in the night in the absence of Lord Kapileswar. Infighting among servitor groups of Kapileswar trust led to an inordinate delay and breach in traditions at the 11th century shrine. The […]
The Chandan Yatra of deities of Sri Jaagannath temple will be performed for 21 days at the pilgrim town from Monday
Bhubaneswar: Even as the spectre of drought looms large over most parts of Odisha, farmers in the State are all set to observe the auspicious occasion of Akshay Trutiya on Monday with the hope of a high yield. The farming community celebrates the event by sowing the first seeds of the year which is popularly […]