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.
Puri: In a bid to provide free darshan and services to the devotees at Puri Srimandir, the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has cancelled the auction process (Mahala Nilam) of various heritage points associated with the 12th-century shrine for 2021-22 financial year. The decision regarding the development was taken at the SJTA management committee meeting […]
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) […]
Puri: After a lot of hue and cry over delay, former administrator of Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) Suresh Mohapatra submitted his report on the ‘Brahma Parivartan’ fiasco during Nabakalebar of the Trinity. The report was submitted to the temple administration in a sealed envelope some ten days back, informed sources. “The report contains names […]