Tag: Gundicha Temple

Lord Jagannath Being Taken To Adapa Mandap
Rath Yatra 2022: Trinity adorn Adapa Mandapa in Gundicha Temple

After the sandhya dhupa ritual, the deities were taken inside the temple in a ceremonial procession. A similar pahandi bije ritual of the deities was performed as was done when the deities were brought outside the Srimandira before Rath Yatra.

  • Saturday, 02 July 2022
Despite Ban 2 Devotees, Police Personnel Spotted Entering Puri Gundicha Temple
Despite Ban 2 Devotees, Police Personnel Spotted Entering Puri Gundicha Temple

As per reports, a woman, along with a male devotee and a uniformed police personnel were seen entering the Gundicha temple in the morning hours.

  • Tuesday, 27 July 2021
Puri King presents Srimandir development plan before CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Puri Gajapati Dibyasingh Deb today met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat in Bhubaneswar and presented a five-point plan for overall development of Shri Jagannath temple (Srimandir) and Gundicha temple. Deb made a PowerPoint presentation seeking CM Naveen’s approval. “Plans pertaining to development and restoration of ‘Uttara Parswa Matha,’ ‘Dakishana Parswa Matha,’ […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Puri girl misbehaviour, Subhadra's idol touching row: SJTA submits CCTV footage

Bhubaneswar: The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) today submitted CCTV footage with Kumbharpada police in connection with the Gundicha Temple girl misbehaviour and touching of Subhadra’s idol controversy. A special team of SJTA today handed over the CCTV footage to Kumbharpada police after scrutiny for further investigation into the allegations related to the two incidents. […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Molestation slur: No such cop was on duty, says Puri SP

Puri: In a major twist to the incident of molestation allegation against a policeman during ‘darshan’ at Gundicha Temple in Puri, the district SP stated that there was no such cop on duty that day against whom the girl has brought the molestation allegation. SP Sarthak Sarangi said,”The girl had brought the allegation against one […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Special team formed to probe into Gundicha temple molestation case

Puri: Police today formed a special team headed by a sub-inspector to probe into the alleged molestation to women by a policeman in Gundicha temple during ‘sandhya darshan’. The team comprising some women officials will start the investigation from the spot, police sources said. A case was registered in this regard at Kumbharpada police station […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Girl alleges molestation by policeman inside Gundicha Temple

Puri: A girl today took to social media and alleged molestation of women by a policeman during ‘darshan’ at Gundicha Temple on Navami. On her Facebook post, she narrated her ordeal and tagged Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. As per the post, the girl went to the Gundicha Temple at around […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Bahuda Yatra concludes ahead of schedule

Puri: Bahuda Yatra, the homecoming of the Trinity from Gundicha Temple to Srimandir on their chariots concluded ahead of schedule today. The three chariots Taladhwaja (Lord Balabhadra), Debadalana (Goddess Subhadra) & Nandighosa (Lord Jagannath), returned to Srimandir pulled by a sea of revering devotees marking the end to the nine-day sojourn of the Lord and […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Bahuda Yatra: Chariots begin to roll from Gundicha to Srimandir

Puri: The Trinity are all set to return to their abode, the Srimandir, as chariots began to roll on Grand Road from Gundicha Temple on Bahuda Yatra today. The rituals, including Chhera Panhara, were completed one hour before scheduled time. Gajapati Dibyasingha Deb was brought in a palanquin to the chariots after the Pahandi rituals […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Rath Yatra: Hera Panchami festival today

Puri: Today is Hera Panchami, celebrated at Gundicha temple on the fifth day from the start date of the Rath Yatra. As per tradition Goddess Mahalaxmi will break a part of Nandighosha chariot of Lord Jagannath during this festival. During Rath Yatra, Lord Jagannath comes out of his temple and leaves with his siblings Lord […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Rath Yatra: Trinity enters Gundicha Temple as Pahandi completed

Puri: Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath and Goddess Subhadra entered the Gundicha temple after the Pahandi rituals were completed at 8.50 pm today. Lord Sudarshan was carried into the temple after the three deities which marked the end of Pahandi.   After the evening ritual of ‘Sandhya dhoopa’, the deities were carried one after another to […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Rath Yatra: Foreigners held for entering Gundicha Temple

Puri: Two residents of Chile were detained by police for entering Gundicha Temple here on Tuesday. Even though non-Hindus are prohibited from entering the Gundicha Temple, servitors today spotted two foreigners roaming inside the temple. The servitors detained the duo and handed over to police. The police whisked them away to nearby police station for […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Rath Yatra 2017: Adapa Mandapa Bije of Trinity today

Puri: Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra will step on to the adapa mandapa inside the sanctum sanctorum of the Gundicha temple in Puri today. The Gundicha temple has been decked up for this nine-day fete. After the sandhya dhupa ritual, the deities will be taken inside the temple in a ceremonial procession. A similar pahandi […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Beggars in blues! Girls begging in jeans detained in Puri

Puri: A gang of girls sporting jeans and t-shirts along with some women found begging near Gundicha temple in Puri were detained by police today. The incident came to light when the girls fled the spot after seeing an approaching police control room (PCR) van near Gundicha Temple. Later on it was found out that […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Chariots of Jagannath, siblings reach Gundicha Temple

Puri: The chariots of Lord Jagannath and his siblings Balabhadra and Subhadra, which had pulled up midway on the Bada Danda (Grand Road) yesterday, reached the Gundicha Temple today. As per tradition, the pulling of the Raths of the deities is barred after sunset. Pulling of the three chariots resumed at 9 am on Thursday. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021