As per legends, Lord Jagannath left for his aunt's house along with his brother Lord Balabhadra and sister Devi Subhadra while leaving behind his wife Goddess Laxmi at Srimandir.
Puri: The stage is all set for the Hera Panchami ritual, which will be conducted in Puri today. The ritual is celebrated on the fifth day of Rath Yatra. As per the tradition, Goddess Laxmi expresses her anger at Lord Jagannath for leaving her alone at Srimandir. Goddess Laxmi is taken to Gundicha Temple by […]
Puri: A clash between the Daitapati Servitors and the Jagannath Temple Police (JTP) Monday evening allegedly delayed the rituals of Hera Panchami on the fifth day of the annual chariot festival in the pilgrim town. Though the Sandhya Dhupa ritual at Gundicha temple was conducted on time, the arrival of Goddess Mahalakshmi (Mahalaxmi Bije Niti) […]
Puri: As Lord Balabhadra, Mahaprabhu Jagannath and Devi Subhadra are on their annual sojourn, the Hera Panchami ritual will be performed today i.e on the fifth day of Rath Yatra. On Hera Panchami, Goddess Laxmi expresses her anger at Lord Jagannath for leaving her alone at Srimandir and staying at his aunt’s abode with his […]
Lord Jagannath might be the ideal deity for millions of his devotees around the globe, but his one wife is not too impressed. Just within a fortnight of their wedding, he bathes too much and falls ill for 15 days. Immediately after, he goes out on a vacation with his siblings, not bothering to even […]
Puri: A day after the Hera Panchami ritual, preparations for return of Lord Jagannnath and his sibling deities to Srimandir after their stay at Gundicha temple in the pilgrim town has begun. The Holy Trinity who had left the temple for a nine day annual sojourn to their aunt’s house (Gundicha Temple) on their chariots […]
Puri: It is time for some sulking and temper tantrums as Goddess Mahalaxmi left behind at Srimandir by Lord Jagannath, decides to teach Him a lesson. Jealous, she goes on to damage a part of the Nandighosa chariot parked outside Gundicha Temple on Wednesday. The ritual known as ‘Hera Panchami’ is celebrated on the fifth […]
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 […]