Tag: Chhatisa Nijog

Puri Srimandir Ratna Bhandar inspection concludes

Puri: The inspection of Puri Srimandir’s treasure trove Ratna Bhandar concluded with the team finding cracks in the roof of the outer Bhandar. Conducted amid tight security, the 16-member team, including the Chief Administrator and Rituals Administrator of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), inspected the two outer Bhandars while the inner Bhandar could not be […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
10-member team to inspect Ratna Bhandar

Bhubaneswar: A total of 10 members including five authorised persons from Puri Srimandir will inspect the temple’s Ratna Bhandar. A decision in this regard was taken at the Chhatisa Nijog meeting on Thursday. The ten-member team will include five persons authorised by the temple under its Satwalipi (record of rights) comprising a representative of Puri […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Inner inspection of Ratna Bhandar only after consulting Chhatisa Nijog: SJTA Chief

Puri: The inspection of Puri Srimandir’s Ratna Bhandar, the chamber containing Lord Jagannath’s treasure trove, will be done after seeking opinion of Chhatisa Nijog and permission of State government, informed chief administrator of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), Pradeep Jena after a meeting of the Ratna Bhandar Sub-Committee on Monday. As per the instruction of […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Decision on visit of Puri seer aides to Snana Mandap today

Puri: After no unanimity was reached on the visit of Puri Shankaracharya’s aides and family members of servitors to the Snana mandap during the Chhatisa Nijog meeting yesterday, the managing committee of the Sri Jagannath temple is likely to discuss the matter today. Besides, the temple managing committee will talk on the Deba Snana Purnima […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Lord Jagannath’s Snana Yatra rituals schedule approved

Puri: The schedule for the Snana Yatra rituals of Lord Jagannath was approved in a meeting of the Chhatisa Nijog today. Earlier during the day, the temple sub-committee on rituals had prepared a final schedule of the Snana Yatra of the Trinity. The final schedule was then presented at the meeting of the Chhatisa Nijog, […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Puri temple servitors threaten to boycott Chhatisa Nijog meeting today

Puri: Servitors of the Sri Jagannath temple threatened to boycott the Chhatisa Nijog meeting to be held today at the SJTA office if action is not taken against wife and son of Chief Minister’s Principal Secretary Rajesh Verma for getting into Bhitarakatha (inner barricade) within the temple’s sanctum sanctorum on May 10. Senior servitor of […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
COVID-19: Chhatisa Nijog Bats For Rath Yatra In Controlled Environment

Puri: Amidst the uncertainty surrounding the conduct of several rituals and Puri Rath Yatra in view of the coronavirus outbreak, the Puri Srimandir servitor body, Chhatisa Nijog today proposed for a scaled-down conduct of the famous chariot festival. In a letter to Puri Shankaracharya, Janardan Pattajoshi Mohapatra, Chief Servitor & Chhatisa Nijog Nayak proposed for […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021