In the new method, Gita Govinda Khandua Patas for Lord Jagannath and His siblings Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra are being prepared by non-violent means with Eri silk.
OTV on Friday laid bare an unholy incident of alleged sale of duplicate Abadha on a wasteland near Paika Sahi on Loknath Road.
Deba Snana Purnima or Snana Yatra is believed to be the birthday of Lord Jagannath. Because of this, the festival assumes importance. The main attraction of the festival is the Hati Besha of the deities, which is conducted after the Chhera Panhara ritual.
As per the belief, like ordinary people, the Holy Trinity also suffers from the scorching heat of summer. In a bid to beat the heat, the sibling deities enjoy water sports at Narendra Puskarini during the 21-day-long Chandan Yatra.
The rituals began after the Biswakarma and other Maharana servitors brought the divine garland of consent (Agyan Mala) from Goddess Charchika in front of Srimandir before commencing the chariot construction as per the Vedic rituals at the Ratha Khala on the Bada Danda.
A day back, a group of devotees from Kolkata on their way to Puri were injured after the bus carrying them hit a stationary truck on National Highway-16 in Bhadrak.
Shankaracharya’s statement came after Odisha Governor Professor Ganeshi Lal urged Puri Gajapati Dibyasingha Deb and the Shankaracharya to allow foreign devotees to enter Jagannath temple.
While the budget for the construction of Chariots during the last Rath Yatra was only Rs 15 lakh, Rs 1.21 crore was actually spent, which is around nine times the allocation.
The statement was made by BJD MP Ramesh Majhi at the establishment day ceremony observed by the Conch party in Bhubaneswar on Monday.
Dhanu Sankranti in Jagannath Temple. Day marks Goddes Lakshmi’s departure. Goddess goes to parent’s house for 1 month. In her absence, cooking done by Yoshada. Yoshada -Lord Jagannath’s mother. Special food offered to Jagannath for a month. First offering termed'Pahili Bhoga'. Devotees get chance to have rare offering. Dhanu Muan is also offered in this month.
The inspection was done in presence of amicus curiae NK Mohanty and ASI Odisha superintendent Arun Mallick. They were also accompanied by Professor Arun Menon of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Chennai.
You may call it ignorance or lack of faith. But it is painful and equally sensitive. Idols of Lord Jagannath and his sibling deities were once again seen carried on a trolley in Odisha like some commodity.
The visuals of the incident show a man pulling a rickshaw trolley mounted with the idols of the Holy Trinity tied to each other.
The first chariot procession of the Lord of the Universe Mahaprabhu Jagannath kicked off on the streets of NYC in 1976, with assistance from the then 30-year-old emerging real-estate mogul in United States of America – Donald Trump.
Old man’s wish was to have darshan of Lord Jagannath. He was ailing & unable to visit the Lord. His son carried him on his shoulders and fulfilled his wishes. Jai Jagannath!
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