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Rakhi in Odisha
Special Report: Know Why & How Odisha Celebrates Rakhi Purnima

Much more than a thread, Rakhi is a true symbol that signifies unconditional love. On the day of Raksha Bandhan sisters and brothers tie themselves even stronger with this sacred bond.

Rath Yatra Niladri Bije 2020
Rath Yatra Concludes With Niladri Bije; Holy Trinity Ushered Into Srimandir

Puri: Rath Yatra, the annual sojourn of the Holy Trinity- Lord Balabhadra, Mahaprabhu Jagannath and Devi Subhadra concluded today as the sibling deities were ushered to the sanctum sanctorum in ‘Goti Pahandi’ during the Niladri Bije ritual. Lord Jagannath and Goddess Mahalaxmi’s meeting ritual was carried out on the Charamala following which the Bachanika ritual […]

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Rath Yatra: Holy Trinity gets 'phuluri' oil treatment in Anasara chamber

Puri: The Holy Trinity of Lord Balabhadra, Jagannath & Devi Subhadra who are battling strong fever after their customary bathing ritual on the Snana Purnima, received a special herbal oil treatment today as part of their recuperation before the period of Rath Yatra, their annual sojourn to Mausi Maa Temple. Presently undergoing treatment under the […]

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Snana Purnima: Holy Trinity bathed in aromatic water

Puri: Marking the beginning of the annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra, the Snana Purnima rituals began at Puri Srimandir today amid tight security. Puri Gajapati Dibya Singha Deb performed Chhera Pahanra on Snana Mandap after the Chaturdha Murti were given ceremonial bath. Puri Gajapati Dibya Singha Deb on Snana […]

Rath Yatra 2018: Defects found in wheels of Devadalan, Taladhwaja chariots

Puri: While construction of chariots for the annual Rath Yatra is underway in full swing, the members of the chariot construction engineering committee, during inspection today, found defects in the wheels of Devadalan & Taladhawaja chariots of Devi Subhadra and Lord Balabhadra, respectively. After inspection, the Executive Engineer of the committee informed that while cracks […]

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Bahuda Yatra: Return journey of Trinity today

Puri: The Gundicha temple is all set for the Bahuda Yatra or return journey of Lord Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra and Lord Jagannath towards their abode in the Srimandir today. After an eight-day stay in the Gundicha temple, the divine siblings will return in their three respective chariots from the ‘Adapa Mandapa‘ in Gundicha temple. As […]

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Puri Rath Yatra 2017: Pahandi rituals begin

Puri: Among loud chants of Hari Bola and conchs and gongs reverberating in the air, the Pahandi rituals of Lord Sudarshan and the three deities of the Jagannath temple being carried to their respective chariots have begun for the Rath Yatra. The gorgeously decorated deities will be seated atop the chariots in which they will […]

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Lakhs witness Bahuda Jatra in Puri

Puri: Lakhs of devotees from across the country and abroad thronged this pilgrim town to witness the Bahuda Jatra (return journey) of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra, with concluded peacefully amid tight security today. The festival began with a series of rituals performed by the servitors in the wee hours today. Due to […]