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Ratha Jatra 2021: Laser Scanning Not Permitted In Puri Jagannath Temple Garbhagriha, Says SJTA To ASI

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has been denied permission for conduct of laser scanning of the Garbhagriha (sanctum sanctorum) in Puri Srimandir.

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ASI To Laser Scan Puri Jagannath Temple During The Ratha Jatra To Check Structural Conditions

ASI has earlier done 3-D laser scanning of the Konark Sun temple and the UNESCO world heritage site Hampi among others.

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Snana Purnima: Quarantine Of Lord Jagannath & The Sacred Connection With Lord Srinathji

Lord Jagannath, His brother Lord Balabhadra and sister Devi Subhadra have an elaborate ritual bath on Snana Purnima. The day is also celebrated as Lord Jagannath's birthday. 

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Rath Yatra 2021: Holy Trinity's Chariot Construction

The construction of three gigantic chariots for Lord Jagannath's Rath Yatra, the annual car festival of the Holy Trinity scheduled to be held on July 12, is underway in Puri in full swing. The construction work is being carried out at the 'Ratha Khala' (traditional temple workshop) located on both sides of Bada Danda (Grand Road) in front of the Jagannath temple office and the Sri Nahar palace. The Jagannath temple office said that fixing of 'Kantaa' in the 'Pancha Dandaa', fitting of 'Garagara' and fixing of 4 Nahaka' in the chariots at the Ratha Khala is already complete. The making of 4 Potala Khambi', 2 'Saala' and 7 'Jokha' for Prathama Bhuin of the chariots is also being done.

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Puri Jagannath Temple Administration Working On Mahaprabhu's Blessings!

To understand the present-day situation of the Puri Jagannath temple administration, one needs to understand how it was originally designed. The recorded history of Srimandir is a long and interesting one.

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Declare Shree Jagannath Temple Administration Employees Covid Warriors: Chief Administrator

Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Tuesday requested the Odisha government to declare the employees of the administration Covid Warriors.

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Might or Right? You Could Be The Next Victim

People with money power and influence can trouble women, grab the property of others and break any law they wish. They can hire goons to threaten and kill, and spend money to publish ugly lies to ruin the reputation of good people. 

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Vaccination Of Servitors Above 18 At Jagannath Temple From May 1: SOP Soon For Odisha Devotees

Bhubaneswar: All servitors above 18 years at the Puri Jagannath temple in Puri will be vaccinated, The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) said on Wednesday. The vaccination of all illegible…

Puri Srimandir Out Of Bounds For Most Devotees: Covid Test Cost Goes High, Footfall Goes Down
Fresh SOPs For Puri Srimandir: Covid-19 Negative Report Must For Outside Devotees

Puri: The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Friday issued a new set of standard operating procedures (SOPs) for implementation of restrictions in view of rising cases of Covid-19 in…

Puri Witnesses Sudden Spike In COVID-19, Reports Over 100 Cases In A Single Day
Puri Witnesses Sudden Spike In COVID-19, Reports Over 100 Cases In A Single Day

Puri: Amid the resurgence of COVID-19 cases across India, Odisha’s Puri has witnessed a sudden spike registering over 100 positive cases in a single day. The pilgrim city registered as…

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Covid-19: No Darshan At Puri Srimandir Today As Temple To Undergo Sanitisation

Puri: The Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri will remain out of bounds for devotees today for undertaking disinfection process in the premises of the 12th century shrine. However, the daily…

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Covid-19 Surge: Revised SOP For Puri Jagannath Temple Released; Night Santisation Twice A Week

Puri: The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Saturday released a revised Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for implementation at Puri Srimandir to keep the Covid-19 infections at bay. As per the latest SOP, all the guidelines issued by the State Government with respect to restrictions on persons coming from other states shall be scrupulously followed, […]

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President Kovind Offers Prayers At Puri Srimandir, Donates Rs 1 lakh

Puri: President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday donated Rs 1 lakh to the Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) after offering obeisance to the Holy Trinity at the 12th century shrine in Puri. He along with his wife Savita-the first lady-offered worships in the sanctum sandstorm and spent around 40 minutes on the temple premises. After […]

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No More Waiting In Long Queues, Puri Admin To Shorten Barricades On Bada Danda

Puri: The district administration has decided to remove the long barricades erected on the Bada Danda of the Sri Jagannath Temple for devotees to come in queue for darshan of the deities. Informing the development, Puri SP KB Singh said that barricades between Jagannath Ballav mutt and Marichikote Chhak will be removed following complaints of […]

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Over 1.25 Lakh Devotees Visited Puri Jagannath Temple After Reopening

Puri: Around 1.25 lakh devotees visited Puri Jagannath Temple so far after the shrine reopened on December 26 last year. The footfall is likely to increase as the devotees are allowed darshan in Srimandir without COVID-19 negative reports from January 21. The Puri district administration and Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) have made elaborate arrangements […]

Puri Srimandir Out Of Bounds For Most Devotees: Covid Test Cost Goes High, Footfall Goes Down
Covid-19 Negative Report Not Mandatory For Darshan At Puri Jagannath Temple From Jan 21

Puri: The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Sunday relaxed restrictions which were earlier imposed on the darshan of the Holy Trinity by general public. After a high-level meeting held on Sunday, SJTA chief administrator Krishan Kumar said, “Devotees will no longer have to submit COVID-19 negative report while coming to Puri Srimandir for darshan […]

2021 Is In, But New Year Hasn't Begun For Many Odias
2021 Is In, But New Year Hasn't Begun For Many Odias

Bhubaneswar: Even as the world bid goodbye to a year mired in a global pandemic, in Odisha, hundreds and thousands of people who usually stood in front of the temples in queue to begin every year with the divine blessings, are a disappointed lot the way first morning of 2021 started. The fact that the […]

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Jagannath Temple In Koraput Reopens, Shrines In Mayurbhanj To Allow Devotees From Jan 5

Koraput/Baripada: After nine long months, the doors of the Lord Jagannath Temple in Koraput Town re-opened for devotees on Wednesday. Apart from the Jagannath temple of Sabar Srikhetra, several other shrines including the Gupteswar temple also reopened this morning. These religious places are allowing devotees while adhering to the Covid-19 standard operating procedure and safety […]

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New Relaxations For Darshan At Puri Jagannath Temple; Details Inside

Puri: Puri district administration on Sunday issued a new directive to allow more number of devotees to have darshan of the Holy Trinity at Jagannath Temple. As per the latest decision, working professionals and tenants residing in the pilgrim town can now have the privilege of having darshan of the deities along with other residents […]

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Srimandir Doors To Unlock For Puri Residents From Tomorrow

Puri: The district administration has put in place elaborate arrangements for the entry of Puri residents into Sri Jagannath temple from Saturday. In the first phase, the 12th century shrine had opened its doors for servitors from December 23, after an interregnum of nine months’ closure owing to Covid-19 restrictions, considering their active cooperation with […]

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In Pics: Temples Across Puri District Re-open This Morning

Puri: Temples across Puri district, like other districts in the state, which remained shut for over 9 months following the Covid-19 induced lockdown and protocols of social distancing, reopened this morning amid cheers and chanting of devotees and servitors. It was a momentous occasion for the people in the State as the revered shrine of […]

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Will Provide Boarding In Puri At Rs 100-150 For Jagannath Devotees: SJTA Chief

Puri: In a move likely to boost the accommodation facilities for devotees visiting Puri to get a glimpse of Mahaprabhu Jagannath, the district administration will soon come up with a low-cost lodging centre ‘Bhakta Niwas’ for those seeking a place of stay in the pilgrim town. As per the plans, already 9 to 10 acres […]

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Puri Srimandir Reopening On Dec 23: Know The Restrictions & Modalities Here

Puri/Bhubaneswar: For devotees, the months of longing to witness Lord Jagannath is finally going to be over as the district administration of Puri took an in-principle decision on Friday to throw open the Singhadwar of Srimandir for devotees from 23 December, albeit with restrictions. It may be mentioned here that the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration […]

Odisha Govt Takes Over 3-Decades To Bring Lord Lingaraj Under Temple Act!
Odisha Govt Takes Over 3-Decades To Bring Lord Lingaraj Under Temple Act!

Bhubaneswar: There goes a saying in Upanishads “Dreams are real as long as they last”. With the Odisha Cabinet having given its nod to bring the Lord Shree Lingaraj Temple Act ordinance on Monday, the dream to manage the ancient 12th century of Lord Shiva on the lines of Puri Shree Jagannath Temple has become […]

Suna Besha Ritual Delay On Pausha Purnima: Servitors Blame Administration  
Puri Jagannath Temple To Open Ahead Of New Year; Here Are Special Instructions For Devotees

Bhubaneswar: The decision of the administration to recommend Odisha government for reopening of Puri Jagannath temple ahead of New Year has been welcomed by devotees from across the State and outside. The excitement among the devotees has reached its zenith as they have been deprived of the darshan of the Lord Jagannath and his siblings […]