Tag: Jagamohan

Open Puri Srimandir's Jagamohan by April 16: High Court

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court today directed the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) to open the Jagamohan, the hall facing the Sanctum Sanctorum in Puri Jagannath Temple (Srimandir) for devotees by April 16. A bench headed by Chief Justice Vineet Saran has ordered the temple and the  district administration to open the Jagamohan (prayer hall) […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
ASI inspects Ratna Bhandar from outside

Bhubaneswar: Amid uncertainty prevailing over the opening of Puri Srimandir’s Ratna Bhandar, the chamber containing Lord Jagannath’s treasure trove, a five-member team of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) inspected it from outside today. The officials reviewed the structure of the chamber from Jagamohan and Navikata Mandap sides. Following inspection, ASI team member Himadri Bihari […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Puri Srimandir’s Ratna Bhandar to be opened after 34 years

Puri: The treasure trove of Lord Jagannath, the ‘Ratna Bhandar’ inside the Puri Srimandir will be opened after a gap of nearly 34 years. All the precious gold and silver ornaments of the three sibling deities of Puri Srimandir are stashed inside ‘Ratna Bhandar’. The decision to open the ‘Ratna Bhandar’ was taken at the […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Servitors unhappy over Srimandir repair

Puri: With the chief administrator of Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) Pradeep Jena announcing that repair work of Jagamohan, the hall facing the sanctum sanctorum of the 12th century temple, is in final stages, servitors of the temple claim that major works at several blocks are still pending. Servitors claimed repair work at ‘Bhandara Ghara’, […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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ASI completes Jagamohan repair work

Puri: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) today said that the repair work of the Jagamohan, the hall facing the Sanctum Sanctorum of Puri Srimandir has been completed. As per the direction issued earlier, ASI authorities filed an affidavit on Tuesday before the Orissa High Court (HC) furnishing details through a status report on repair […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
ASI to complete repair work of Jaya-Vijaya Dwar of Puri Srimandir in 180 days

Puri: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), overseeing repair works at Puri Jagannath Temple filed an affidavit in the Orissa High Court today providing details of the current status of the ongoing repair works near Jaya-Vijaya Dwar, Beharana Dwar and Garuda Sthambha. In the affidavit, the ASI has said that the works near Jaya-Vijaya Dwar […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra begins beautification of Puri temple Jagamohan

Puri:  Odia architect Padma Vibhushan Raghunath Mohapatra has started beautification of the stainless steel frame installed for the purpose of Jagamohan of Jagannath temple in Puri. According to information, Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) and Raghunath Mohapatra have signed an agreement in this regard. According to the deal, the Jagamohan will be designed with a […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Garbha Gruha of Puri Jagannath Temple is safe, informs ASI technical team

Puri: After inspection of the Garbha Gruha (sanctum sanctorum) of the Jagannath Temple the technical team of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) today informed that it is safe except for a minor ventilation issue that will be inspected by a special committee. When asked about the Jagamohan repair, Director (Monument) of ASI said, “The construction […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Jagannath temple Jagamohan work almost over, ceiling repair during Rath Yatra

Puri: The ongoing repairs and conservation of Puri Jagannath temple’s Jagamohan – the hall facing the sanctum sanctorum – is almost over, said NC Pal, member of the technical core committee. The committee was formed to oversee the restoration process of the temple. Fixing of capitol stone, columns and vertical beams have been completed. As […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Puri temple servitor complains woman's entry to ratnasinhasana area

Puri: A servitor of the Srimandir on Wednesday lodged a written complaint before the chief administrator of the Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) demanding a probe into the incident of a woman and her son getting into Bhitarakatha (inner barricade) within the sanctum sanctorum in Jagannath temple last night. Sources said the woman and son […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Scientists to visit Jagamohan
Expert team of CSIR-CIMFR to inspect Jagamohan over ventilation issue

Puri: As smoke is likely to become an issue during the fabrication of stainless steel box portal frame to permanently secure Jagamohan, the hall facing the 12th century shrine of Lord Jagannath, two scientists of CISR-Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research (CIMFR) will visit today, on the request of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), to […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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ASI submits affidavit at HC regarding Jagamohan grouting work

Puri/Cuttack: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) submitted an affidavit at the Odisha High Court today informing about the start of second layer grouting work of the eight damaged pockets of Jagamohan, the hall facing the 12th century shrine of Lord Jagannath in Puri. ASI will hand over the repair work to the Works Department […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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HC forms committee to supervise Jagmohan repair

Cuttack; The Orissa High Court today constituted a 1-member committee to supervise the repair work of the Jagmohan, the chamber facing the sanctum sanctorum of the Puri Jagannath Temple. Retired senior engineer, NK Mohanty has been appointed as the member of the committee which will review the Jagmohan repair work on November 26. The court […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Jagamohan repair: HC asks ASI, SJTA to file fresh affidavit

Cuttack: Expressing resentment over the inordinate delay in the ongoing repair work of Jagamohan of Shri Jagannath Temple in Puri, the Orissa High Court has directed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and the Shri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) to submit latest report on the status of the repair work through fresh affidavit. This apart, […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Steel framing of pockets of Jagmohan from today

Puri: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will begin the steel framing of pockets of Jagmohan, the hall facing Sri Jagannath temple in Puri from today. Confinement of capital stone and confinement of four pillars are the two major works need to be done for structural stability of the entire temple. According to official sources […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021