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Tag: Jagannath

Jagannath Snana Yatra In Puri
Puri All Set For Snana Yatra Of Lord Jagannath Tomorrow

Deba Snana Yatra, the grand bathing festival of Lord Jagannath is all set to be held tomorrow at Puri Srimandir. The event marks the prelude before the commencement of the annual Rath Yatra festivities in the holy town.

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Committee Formed To Ensure Smooth Conduct of Adhara Pana Ritual: SJTA

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 […]

Rath Yatra: Nabajouban darshan of Holy Trinity today

Puri: Fresh from their recuperation from fever after a special cure during the Anasara period, the Holy Trinity of Lord Balabhadra, Jagannath and Devi Subhadra will appear for the devotees for the first time after a fortnight today. The event marked as ‘Nabajouban Darshan’ is the most important and last phase preparations of the Lords […]

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Holy Trinity to relish ‘Adhara Pana’ today

Puri: A day after the Suna Besha, Lord Jagannath and his siblings Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra will be offered a special drink called ‘Adhara Pana’ in a special ritual on Tuesday evening. The ‘pana’ is a rich drink prepared by the Mahasura servitors with milk, banana, cheese, aromatic spices and water. The water used […]

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Lakhs to get glimpse of Holy Trinity's Suna Besha today

Puri: Lakhs of devotees are expected to throng the pilgrim town to witness the Holy Trinity’s Suna Besha (also known as Raja Besha) today. During the Besha, Lord Jagannath and his siblings will be adorned with gold ornaments on their gigantic decorated chariots – Nandighosa, Taladhwaja and Debadalana. During the rituals of Suna Besha, deities […]

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Visual delights of Rath Yatra 2018: From Mangala Alati till Chariot rolling

Lakhs throng Badadanda to witness the annual Rath Yatra of the Holy Trinity. Here are some telling pictures from the grand event..

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The extended family of Jagannath

When you think about the Indian conception of God, most Gods live either alone or with their consorts. Jagannath lives with his elder brother and sister in his huge home at Puri. Quite a departure from the usual norm; it doesn’t end there too. Not only does he have more members in this wonderful ‘divine’ […]

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Puri Srimandir's Patitapaban Bana: Flag that symbolises the Lord

Puri: For lakhs of devotees thronging the Jagannath Temple in Puri, the flag atop the 12th-century shrine named ‘Patitapaban Bana’ is the first glimpse of the lord before setting foot inside temple. It is believed that a mere sight of the flag uplifts the downtrodden – that’s how it derived its name – Patitapaban. Jagannath […]

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‘Banaka Lagi’ ritual of deities at Puri Srimandir today

Puri: The ‘Banaka lagi’ ritual of the Holy trinity will be conducted at the Puri Srimandir today by Datta Mohaptra servitors as the deities get glammed up for their ‘Nabajouban’ look tomorrow. This will be the first appearance of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra before the devotees after recuperating from their 15 days fever. Earlier, […]

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Puri Srimandir servitor, devotee injured in violent clash

  Puri: A fight broke out between a Bhoi servitor of Puri Srimandir and a devotee today in which both of them were severely injured. According to sources, complaints have been filed by both at Singhadwar Police Station. The incident occurred when one devotee identified as Dalton Das, who along with his family & friends […]

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6 temples inside Puri Srimandir need repair: ASI

Bhubaneswar: As a part of the ongoing renovation works in Lord Jagannath Temple (Srimandir) in Puri, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) today submitted an assessment report to the Orissa High Court citing that the structural condition of as many as 13 temples inside the temple premises is in precarious condition out of which six […]

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HC asks ASI to complete repair work of Srimandir Jay-Vijay Dwar by May 31

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court has directed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) today to complete the repair work of the Jay-Vijay Dwar of Puri Srimandir by May 31. According to sources, the ASI had sought 1 month time from the court to finish the repair work. In a bid to ensure hassle-free darshan by […]

Darshan at Srimandir To Be Restricted For 4 Hours Today

Puri: The darshan of three sibling deities- Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra at Puri Srimandir will remain restricted for four hours today. General darshan of Mahaprabhu will remain closed from 3.30 pm till 7.30 pm due to a secret ritual ‘Paita Lagi,’ informed officials of the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA). “No devotees […]

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Rasagola Mahotsav: Celebrating Odisha's love for rasagola

Bhubaneswar: In Odisha, sweetmeat rasagola is an integral part of all important occasions, be it Lord Jagannath calming down an upset Goddess Laxmi after Rath Yatra or breaking good news to family and friends. More than just ‘cheese balls’ as famous British chef William Harold described it, for Odias rasagola is interwoven into our tradition. […]

Niladri Bije: Cop touches Subhadra’s idol, probe ordered

Puri: Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has ordered a probe into the alleged touching of Devi Subhadra’s idol during the Niladri Bije ritual here in Puri on Thursday. Official sources said, a police official has been accused of touching the deity during the pahandi ceremony in the evening. The officer in dock has been identified as […]

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Rath Yatra: ‘Dakshina Moda’ ritual of Trinity today

Puri: The three chariots of the Trinity will be given a turn to the south towards the ‘Nakachana dwara’ of the Adapa Mandap as per the ‘Dakshina Moda’ ritual today. First the chariot of Goddess Subhadra will be moved to face south followed by the chariots of Lord Balabhadra and Lord Jagannath. Hera Panchami was […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Is Jagannath only the Lord of the poor?

Bhubaneswar: The festival of Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath is being celebrated all over the globe today. But the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) drew criticism from people all over the country for tweeting that only the poor relate to Jagannath. As per the norm, the PMO wishes the public on all special occasions through social […]

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Rath Yatra 2017: Stage set for the annual festival of Lord Jagannath

Puri: The wait for millions of devotees across the globe to watch the Trinity – Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath and Devi Subhadra – is over. In some time, the divine siblings will be atop the three grand chariots – the sight which devotees look forward to- on the occasion of annual Rath Yatra every year […]

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Destination Puri: Million eyes wait to see Rath Yatra tomorrow

Puri: Preparations are in full swing for the world famous Rath Yatra beginning tomorrow. The chariots of the deities were taken to Singhadwara before the Nabajoubana darsan of the Trinity. Devotees made a serpentine queue to have a glimpse of Lord Jagannath and his siblings even as the darshan started three hours late following delay […]

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Rath Yatra 2017: ‘Nabajouban Darshan’ of deities today  

Puri: Fresh from their recuperation after a special cure, the holy trinity of Lord Jagannath temple will emerge for the first time after a fortnight on occasion of ‘Nabajouban’ ritual. Lakhs of devotees are likely to throng the shrine to get first glimpse of the lords today. Dasmohapatra servitors adorned the deities late into the […]

Devotees flock Alarnath shrine as Puri deities fall sick

Puri: With the sibling deities of Puri Sri Jagannath temple getting into the ‘anasara ghara’ falling sick, the devotees wishing to have a darshan of the Trinity are heading to Alarnath temple in Brahmagiri. As per beliefs, Lord Jagannath manifests in the form of Lord Alarnath for 15 days following Deba Snana Purnima.   Elaborate […]

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Rath construction resumes after wage hike assurance to servitors

Puri: After stalling Rath Yatra chariot construction work for around three hours today protesting hike in overtime wages, the Maharana servitors have resumed the work as administration assured them that the wages will be paid timely. The Maharana servitors said that they complete the construction work withing 58 days after working overtime before Snana Purnima […]

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