Tag: Mahaprasad

Draupadi Murmu
'President Murmu should partake Mahaprasad at Anand Bazaar, it will set example of Odia culture'

In view of the significant event, the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration is also gearing up to welcome the First citizen of India.

  • Saturday, 05 November 2022
‘Puri Mahaprasad Too Costly’
Why Puri Srimandir Mahaprasad Pricing Has Left Devotees Worried

The skyrocketing price of Mahaprasad (Abadha) in Puri Jagannath Temple has become a matter of concern for devotees. The rising prices of the Mahaprasad during the holy month of Kartik are burning holes in the pocket of devotees.

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  • Friday, 21 October 2022
SJTA to release Mahaprasad rate chart on trial basis on Dec 2

Puri: As part of the Supreme Court’s suggestions for introduction of uniform system of Abadha rates at Puri Srimandir, the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) is all set to release the rate chart of Mahaprasad on a trial basis on December 2. As per reports, the temple administration has decided to carry out the entire […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Puri Srimandir ritual controversy: Niti administrator submits report

  Puri: A day after ‘Mahaprasad’ was made available to devotees after four days of impasse, Niti Prasashak (temple ritual administrator) has submitted a report to Chief Administrator of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA). The report mentions the names of some servitors from different Nijogs primarily responsible for disrupting conduct of rituals. The report has […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Devotees get 'Mahaprasad' of Puri Srimandir after 4-day gap

Puri: After a gap of 4 days, devotees and tourists thronging Puri Srimandir heaved a sigh of relief today as they were served ‘Mahaprasad’- the food offered to Lord Jagannath. The Anand Bazaar where the ‘Mahaprasad’ is sold looked very lively today after four days of lifelessness. Devotees were seen jostling with each other to […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Mahaprasad to be available at Puri Srimandir from today

Puri: After nearly four days of harrowing experience, devotees and tourists visiting Puri Srimandir can now heave a sigh of relief as their much revered Mahaprasad will be made available in the temple. With the Orissa High Court expressing displeasure on the State Government over delay of temple rituals and unavailability of Mahaprasad, the protesting […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
3 days on, still no ‘Mahaprasad’ at Puri Srimandir

Puri: It was another harrowing day for the devotees of Lord Jagannath, as no ‘Abadha’ or ‘Mahaprasad’ was released for the third consecutive day today on account of noncooperation from ‘Suara’ & ‘Mahasuara’ servitors who have been demanding Rs 50 lakh compensation for losses incurred due to delay in rituals two days ago. Devotees continue […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Suar Mahasuara to continue sale of Mahaprasad in Puri Temple

Puri: The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) today allowed the Suar and Mahasuara Nijog to continue the sale of Mahaprasad of Lord Jagannath at Ananda Bazar on the temple premises. In a meeting held between the SJTA and the Nijog, it was decided that a hygienic and hassle-free sale and purchase of Mahaprasad would be […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Puri Mahaprasad to undergo quality checks

Puri: The pious Mahaprasad of Lord Jagannath will undergo quality checks before being sold out to devotees with the Puri temple administration deciding to appoint a food inspector for the task. “We have been receiving many complaints from devotees about stale and substandard Prasad being sold to them by some servitors. We have discussed the […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Rat found in 'Mahaprasad' at Jagannath Temple

Puri: In an incident that has raised serious concerns among devotees, a dead rat was found in the ‘Mahaprasad’ served at the Shri Jagannath temple here yesterday. According to sources, the incident took place on Monday night when some devotees were consuming the prasad at the Nirmalyakhala of the temple. Devotees expressed their displeasure over […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Srimandir admin says no to online Mahaprasad sale

Puri: Taking cognizance of media reports on online sale of Mahaprasad (Abhada), the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Tuesday issued strict warning that anyone found selling the holy food in the name of Puri Mahaprasad shall be liable for stringent legal action. The Chief Administrator of the 12th century shrine Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra informed […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
Puri Srimandir Dry Prasad Dumped In Drain!

Puri: It was a shocking image for lakhs of Jagannath devotees after ‘Sukhili Bhoga (dry prasad)’ weighing quintals was found dumped in a drain adjacent to the Meghanada Pacheri, the boundary wall of the temple. Much to the chagrin of devotees, huge amount of dry prasad including ‘Mitha Feni,’ ‘Khaja’ and ‘Jagannath Ballabh’ that are […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Devotees Allege Breach of Tradition in Srimandir Mahaprasad Distribution

Puri: Days after the Puri district administration announced that Mahaprasad will be made available for devotees during the month of Kartik, allegations of mismanagement in maintaining the tradition during its distribution surfaced on Monday. Though two special counters have been set up for Mahaprasad distribution following a meeting between the Suar-Mahasuar Nijog and the Sri […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021