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Puri: Chariots Of Holy Trinity To Be Preserved For Public Viewing
Rath Yatra Chariots Of Holy Trinity Not To Be Dismantled This Year

Puri: Rath Yatra this year has been quite distinct in more ways than one. After this year’s Rath Yatra was held without devotees, the Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has decided not to dismantle and preserve the chariots of the Lord Jagannath and his siblings for public viewing. According to sources, the temple administration has […]

Rath Yatra
Climbing chariots, touching deities as impostors is punishable offence: SJTA

Puri: The Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has today stated that no devotees are allowed to climb the chariots or touch the deities during Rath Yatra. Criminal action will be taken against any one doing so as impostors in servitors’ attire will be legally punished, the Chief Temple Administrator today said. Pradip Jena, who is […]

Rath Yatra: Camera crew to stay off chariot cordon

Puri: For this Rath Yatra, restrictions might be imposed on camera persons and crew who will not be allowed to get inside the cordon around the three chariots.  This was decided at the Sri Mandir Temple Managing Committee meeting under the chairmanship of Puri Gajapati Maharaja Dibyasingh Deb here on Tuesday. The meeting was convened […]

Bahuda Jatra
Lakhs witness Bahuda Jatra in Puri

Puri: Lakhs of devotees from across the country and abroad thronged this pilgrim town to witness the Bahuda Jatra (return journey) of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra, with concluded peacefully amid tight security today. The festival began with a series of rituals performed by the servitors in the wee hours today. Due to […]

Ratha Jatra: Pulling of chariots to begin at 3.30 PM

Puri: With just hours left for the world famous Ratha Jatra in Puri, the Daitapati sevayats are busy with last minute preparations to ensure that the elaborate series of rituals of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra are completed in time as per the instructions of the Shri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA). Talking to […]