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Expert team inspects earthing system of Puri Sri Jagannath temple

Puri: A team of engineers inspected the lightning arrester of ‘Nilachakra’ – the metal wheel atop Sri Jagannath temple. The team comprising engineers from General Electrical Department (GED), Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) carried out the final inspection. According to the expert team, eight of the 12 spikes of […]

Patitapabana bana snaps off Nilachakra on Sri Jagannath temple again

Puri: ‘Patitapabana bana’, the holy flag fixed atop Nilachakra of Puri Jagannath Temple snapped off late last night again due to strong gusty winds. The detaching of the flag from Nilachakra will not have any impact on any rituals as other flags fixed atop the temple remain unaffected, informed temple administration sources. As per temple […]

‘Patitapabana bana’ snaps off Nilachakra atop Puri temple

Puri: ‘Patitapabana bana’, the holy flag fixed atop Nilachakra of Puri Jagannath Temple today snapped off today. The detaching of the flag from the Nilachakra meanwhile did not have any impact on any rituals in the temple as the other flags fixed atop the temple remained unaffected. As per temple tradition, if other flags had […]