Tag: Jagannath Temple

Construction under Srimandir heritage corridor
MASSIVE COVERUP: Dig work may’ve weakened Srimandir, says ASI

Conforming to the fears of lakhs of Jagannath devotees around the world, the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) on Monday revealed excavation and soil removal work during construction under the Srimandir Parikrama Project may have destroyed the archaeological remains of the heritage site.

Puri Jagannath Temple Kitchen Vandalism
Puri Jagannath Temple Kitchen Vandalism: Time For Govt To Shift Focus From Facelift To Heightening Security At Srimandir

The act of vandalism inside kitchen of Puri Jagannath temple raises serious issue on temple security and management of Mahaprasad.

Suspect In Jagannath Temple Kitchen Vandalism Detained From Puri-Khordha Border
Suspect In Jagannath Temple Kitchen Vandalism Detained From Puri-Khordha Border

The accused has confessed to ransacking the chulhas of the grand kitchen of Jagannath temple. 

FIR Lodged For Vandalising Chulhas Inside Puri Jagannath Temple; Internal Probe On, Says Collector
FIR Lodged Over Vandalising Of Chulhas Inside Puri Jagannath Temple; Internal Probe Also On, Says Collector

According to the Collector, a crucial meeting with all the stakeholders was conducted to ensure all the rituals and other traditions are conducted without any hassles in the wake of the controversy.

Puri Heritage Corridor Row: 'Project Plaques Put Up At Construction Site Unconvincing' 
Puri Heritage Corridor Row: 'Project Plaques Put Up At Construction Site Unconvincing' 

Despite protests against the ongoing construction works of the project, plaques and diagrams were on Sunday found to have been put up near the 12th century shrine in Puri.

 Several Chulhas Inside Puri Jagannath Temple Allegedly Vandalised
Several Chulhas Inside Puri Jagannath Temple Allegedly Vandalised

It is suspected that some unidentified persons allegedly ransacked the chulhas following some dispute after the completion of traditional rituals on Saturday night.

Stampede At Puri jagannath temple
'Stampede' Outside Srimandir A Wake-Up Call! Govt's Empathy Would Mitigate Pilgrim Plight In Puri

What devotees coming to Srimandir are missing is sensitivity and empathy. The stampede-like situation on Holi Purnima seems to be a wakeup call. Devotees do deserve a lot more respect and attention and it is the bounden duty of the state government to ensure this without delay.

Prez In Puri
Puri Visit Of President Kovind In Lensman’s View

Puri Visit Of President Kovind In Lensman’s View

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Jagannath Temple
Jagannath Temple In Odisha's Puri Reopens For Devotees

However, it will remain closed for public on all Sundays for sanitation activities as a measure to contain the spread of Covid-19 disease.

Puri Jagannath Temple To Reopen From February 1 With COVID Rules
Puri Jagannath Temple To Reopen From February 1 With Covid Protocols

The Lord Jagannath temple at Puri will reopen for the public from February 1 with strict adherence to Covid protocol, Puri Collector Samarth Verma informed reporters on Friday. 

Waste To Best!
Lord Jagannath & Kedarnath This Time! Miniature Artist From Cuttack Creates Beauty Out Of Waste

Lord Jagannath & Kedarnath This Time! Miniature Artist From Cuttack Creates Beauty Out Of Waste

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‘I Am Possessed’
WATCH | High Drama At Puri Jagannath Temple For Trinity Darshan

WATCH | High Drama At Puri Jagannath Temple For Trinity Darshan

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Bhakta Niwas On Lease
Puri: Leasing Out Bhakta Niwas Raises Questions Over Stay Of Poor Devotees

The Supreme Court had directed the SJTA (in 2018) to provide stay for 60,000 devotees who throng Puri for the darshan of Lord Jagannath and stay in the spiritual environment the pilgrim town

Odisha CM Skips New Year Visit To Jagannath Temple, Prays At Home
Odisha CM Skips New Year Visit To Jagannath Temple, Prays At Home

Later, in a video conferencing with IAS and IPS officers, the chief minister wished them on the occasion.

No Decision Yet To Open ‘Bhitara Ratna Bhandara’: Law Minister Pratap Jena
No Decision Yet To Open ‘Bhitara Ratna Bhandara’: Law Minister Pratap Jena

State Law Minister Pratap Jena on Tuesday informed the Odisha Assembly that nothing has yet been decided on opening the inner treasure chamber. 

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