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No Decision On Debasnana Purnima Of Lord Jagannath Yet: Puri Collector

The Snana Yatra rituals and Rath Yatra of the Holy Trinity were performed sans devotees last year in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

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Puri Rath Yatra: Servitors To Undergo COVID-19 Test Ahead Of Snana Purnima

Puri: In view of the spurt in COVID-19 cases and lockdown curbs, Puri district administration on Saturday decided to conduct Covid testing of Garabadu servitors who will be engaged in conduct of the Snana Purima rituals, a key festival in the run- up to Rath Yatra. Though the services of 108 Garabadu will required for […]

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Curing a God: The secret of Anasara

Lord Jagannath brushes his teeth and chews a ‘paan’ each day, but he does not take bath throughout the year. Well he does, but it is a symbolic ritual. Every morning, he is dressed in barebones clothing; only two pieces of cloth known as tadapa and uttari. The tadapa is wound around his waist while […]

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Anabasara ritual of Trinity begins

Puri: Secret ‘Anabasara’ rituals of Lord Jagannnath and his siblings began today and will continue for 15 days. After the grand bath on ‘Debasnana Purnima‘ yesterday, the deities have fallen sick and will be in the Anasara Ghara or secret hideout to recover from their illness. As per practice during this period devotees visiting the […]