The Holy Trinity, Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra, is all set to reappear and give darshan in youthful appearance today after spending 14 days in the sick room (Anasara Ghara). The ritual is called Naba Jauban darshan.
You might not find elaborate arrangements or offerings here. But there is no dearth of devotion for the Holy Trinity. You will not find servitors surrounding the deities, but what you will find, is a young boy whose devotion for Lord Jagannath is truly extraordinary.
Puri: Even as the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) in Puri has claimed of decent Covid safety measures in place, the mandatory protocol set by the temple body for devotees seems to have ultimately made the 12th-century shrine a restricted zone for many. On January 3, the day the Puri Jagannath Temple was thrown open […]
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 […]
Puri: Rath Yatra, the annual sojourn of the Holy Trinity- Lord Balabhadra, Mahaprabhu Jagannath and Devi Subhadra concluded today as the sibling deities were ushered to the sanctum sanctorum in ‘Goti Pahandi’ during the Niladri Bije ritual. Lord Jagannath and Goddess Mahalaxmi’s meeting ritual was carried out on the Charamala following which the Bachanika ritual […]
Puri: A day after the Suna Besha, Lord Balabhadra, Jagannath and Devi Subhadra will be offered a special drink called ‘Adhara Pana’ in a special ritual today evening. To ensure smooth conduct of the ritual, a committee has been set up by the Shri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA). The committee includes servitors of Suara Mahasuara […]
Puri: With just a few days left for Rath Yatra, lakhs of people across the world are getting ready for the mega festival in Puri. On this special occasion, as the Holy Trinity will embark on an annual sojourn to the temple of Mausi Maa, there are some families who have defined the true meaning […]
Puri: Marking the beginning of the annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra, the Snana Purnima rituals began at Puri Srimandir today amid tight security. Puri Gajapati Dibya Singha Deb performed Chhera Pahanra on Snana Mandap after the Chaturdha Murti were given ceremonial bath. Puri Gajapati Dibya Singha Deb on Snana […]
Puri: Ahead of the Snana Yatra of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra tomorrow, public darshan of the Holy Trinity has been restricted today till 2 pm due to the ongoing ‘secret rituals’ at the Srimandir. The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) today informed that the devotees will not be allowed to have darshan […]
Puri: Devotees will now have to pay for getting a glimpse of the holy Trinity inside Puri Srimandir. A decision to introduce ‘ticket system’ to facilitate devotees to have a darshan of the deities from close quarters near ‘Bhitara Katha’ was formally taken during a meeting by the temple managing committee today. As per the […]
Puri: The chief administrator of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), Pradipta Mohapatra, today informed that four out of 10 servitors have submitted their replies to the notice served in Brahma Paribartan fiasco during the Nabakalebara of Lord Jagannath in 2015. “Out of the 10 servitors who were served notice, four of them have submitted their […]
Puri: Thousands of devotees from across the State thronged Puri Srimandir to have a darshan of the holy trinity on the occasion of Panchuka (last five days of the holy month of Kartika) which began today. The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has made elaborate arrangements for smooth conduct of rituals and hassle-free darshan of […]
Puri: Special rituals await the Holy Trinity at the Puri Srimandir ahead of the total lunar eclipse today. The eclipse has also led to changes in timings of the routine rituals at the 12th century temple . While the gates were opened at 5:00 am, Mangal aarti was done at 5:40 am. After Mailama, Tadapalagi […]
Bhubaneswar: A delegation of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Tuesday met Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal and submitted a memorandum protesting the Supreme Court suggestion to allow non-Hindus into Puri Srimandir. “We vehemently protest the SC suggestions. We met the Governor and presented our proposal on entry of non-Hindus into the Srimandir and also hereditary […]
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 […]
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, […]