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Ratha Jatra 2021: Odisha Celebrates 7th Rasagola Dibas On Niladri Bije

Today (July 23), Odisha is celebrating Rasagola Dibas. This is for the seventh year in succession, that Rasagola Dibas is being observed in Odisha to celebrate the sweet delicacy and share Odisha Rasagola's story and glory.

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Niladri Bije Today: Lords To Return To Sanctum Sanctorum Of Srimandir Marking End Of Ratha Jatra

The Niladri Bije ritual will be held today in the afternoon without public participation like last year due to restrictions over Covid 19 pandemic.

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Rath Yatra 2021: From Snana Purnima Till Niladri Bije, SJTA Releases Full Schedule

The schedule for the holy Rath Yatra celebrations in Puri was released on Sunday by the SJTA. The Chhattisa Nijog held a special meeting on Sunday to finalise the rituals and timings for the Rath Yatra celebrations.

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Rath Yatra Concludes With Niladri Bije Of Holy Trinity

Puri: Ending their annual sojourn, Lord Jagannath and his siblings returned to their abode, Puri Srimandir, on Saturday in Niladri Bije ritual, which marked the conclusion of Rath Yatra. As per tradition, the ceremonial return of the deities into the temple was kicked off with the customary Goti Pahandi ritual of Lord Sudarshan. Servitors ushered […]

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Rath Yatra: Homecoming For Holy Trinity, Niladri Bije Rituals In Puri Today

Puri: A day after the Trinity was offered Adhara Pana, Lord Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra and Lord Jagannath are all set to ushered into the sanctum sanctorum of Srimandir on the occasion of Niladri Bije (homecoming of the deities) today. Niladri Bije is the concluding ritual of Rath Yatra after Suna Besha and Adhara Pana. “Niladri […]

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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 2019: ‘Niladri Bije’ of Holy Trinity Today

Puri: A day after Lord Balabhadra, Mahaprabhu Jagannath and Devi Subhadra were offered ‘Adhara Pana’, Niladri Bije, the entry of deities into the sanctum sanctorum of Srimandir would be performed today evening. Niladri Bije is the concluding ritual of Rath Yatra during which the deities are offered Rasagola by servitors before the Pahandi ceremony. Later, […]

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Rath Yatra telecast rights: OTV emerges highest bidder, all eyes on SJTA's decision tomorrow

Puri: Amidst the ongoing ambiguity and hue and cry over decision to auction Rath Yatra live broadcasting rights, OTV has emerged as the highest bidder, official sources said on Monday. As many as seven Odia and Hindi channels had participated in the bidding process of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) and the bids were opened […]

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Rath Yatra concludes as Holy Trinity adorn Ratna Sinhasan

Puri: The annual sojourn of the Holy Trinity- Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath and Goddess Subhadra concluded with the Niladri Bije rituals today amidst a sea of devotees chanting Hari Bol and Jai Jagannath. The deities were ushered into the Srimandir in ‘Goti Pahandi’ during the Niladri Bije ritual. As per the rituals, Lord Rama, Krishna […]

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Lord Jagannath to appease Goddess Laxmi with Rasagola during Niladri Bije today

Puri: A day after the holy Trinity were offered Adhara Pana– a special drink after their tiring nine day journey followed by Suna Besha, the deities are all set to enter the sanctum sanctorum of Srimandir during Niladri Bije today. Niladri Bije is the concluding ritual of Rath Yatra during which the Lords are offered […]

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Odisha DGP reviews Puri Rath Yatra security

Puri: With the annual Puri Rath Yatra less than a month away, Odisha Police has begun its preliminary preparations of augmenting resources before coming out with a comprehensive security action plan for the mega event. DGP RP Sharma today reviewed the preparations and security arrangements that need to be finalized for the entire Rath Yatra […]

Cop suspended for attempting to touch Goddess Subhadra’s idol

Puri: The Police officer who attempted to touch the idol of Goddess Subhadra during the Niladri Bije ritual in Puri on July 6 was suspended today, informed DGP KB Singh. The suspended officer identified as Amulya Dhar, the Inspector-In-Charge of Boudh police station, was suspended based on the report of Puri SP, said Singh. Dhar […]

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Niladri Bije fiasco: SJTA managing committee revokes suspension of 9 servitors

Puri: Suspension order of the nine servitors involved in last year’s Niladri Bije fiasco was revoked by the managing committee of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Thursday after seeing change in their behaviour and conduct. Earlier on July 17, 2016, during the Niladri Bije ritual of Lord Jagannath and his siblings, few servitors had […]

Puri temple managing committee to review Rath Yatra festivities

Puri: Managing Committee meeting of Puri Lord Jagannath Temple will be held today to review the recently completed Rath Yatra festivities including Bahuda Yatra, Suna Besha and Niladri Bije. Discussion regarding the discipline maintained during the Rath Yatra is likely to be held in the meeting. Review of ‘Snana Yatra‘ proceedings and its arrangements had been […]

Rath Yatra: Deities ushered into Sanctum Sanctorum during Niladri Bije

Bhubaneswar: Rath Yatra, the annual sojourn of Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath and Goddess Subhadra concluded as the deities were ushered into the Srimandir in ‘Goti Pahandi’ during the Niladri Bije ritual of the deities. Lord Jagannath and Goddess Laxmi’s meeting ritual was carried out on the Charamala following which the Bachanika ritual was conducted at […]

Niladri Bije: Cop touches Subhadra’s idol, probe ordered

Puri: Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has ordered a probe into the alleged touching of Devi Subhadra’s idol during the Niladri Bije ritual here in Puri on Thursday. Official sources said, a police official has been accused of touching the deity during the pahandi ceremony in the evening. The officer in dock has been identified as […]

Niladri Bije in Puri today; Trinity to return to Sanctum sanctorum

Puri: The Tinity will enter the Srimandir in ‘goti pahandi’ today on the occasion of Niladri Bije. Initially Ramakrishna Madan Mohan will be taken through the Singha Dwara followed by Lord Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra and Lord Jagannath into the temple. As per rituals, Lord Jagannath will offer rasagola to goddess Laxmi to pacify her anger […]

Rath Yatra: Camera crew to stay off chariot cordon

Puri: For this Rath Yatra, restrictions might be imposed on camera persons and crew who will not be allowed to get inside the cordon around the three chariots.  This was decided at the Sri Mandir Temple Managing Committee meeting under the chairmanship of Puri Gajapati Maharaja Dibyasingh Deb here on Tuesday. The meeting was convened […]

Ruckus at Chhatisha Niyoga meeting in Puri

Puri: Chaos broke out in the Chhatisha Niyoga meeting held here on Monday over the issue of authorised and unauthorised servitors. While the meeting was held to discuss smooth conduct of rituals during all events of Rath Yatra, when the issue of authorised and unauthorised servitors was raised, tension erupted. As per sources, there was […]

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2nd Rath Yatra Coordination Committee meeting today

Puri: The second coordination committee meeting for the upcoming Rath Yatra will be held today on the premises of Gopabandhu Ayurved College here. RDC A B Ota (central range) is scheduled to chair the meeting at 11 am. The committee will discuss progress of works decided in the first coordination meeting held last month. Construction […]

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Poster protest: Servitor-admin impasse continues before Rath Yatra coordination meet

Puri: Though the second co-ordination committee meeting for the upcoming Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath is scheduled tomorrow, the continuing impasse following last year’s Niladri Bije fiasco and posters put up today urging servitors to boycott the meeting have thrown questions over smooth conduct of the annual sojourn of the Trinity. The Sevayat Sammilani had […]

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Puri servitors release posters again, decide to shun 2nd Rath Yatra meet

Puri: Barely a month after the Jagannath Sevayat Sammilani urged the servitors’ community to stay away from Ratha Yatra coordination committee meeting through posters, the priests body once again put up posters at various places near Sri Jagannath temple today requesting same ahead of the second meeting for the mega religious event. Protesting against the […]

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Rath Yatra Coordination Committee to meet Today

Puri: The first coordination committee meeting for the upcoming Rath Yatra will be held today here at Sadbhawana hall of the district administration. The Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) is set to chair the gathering. Puri collector, superintendent of police, senior district officials and citizens, scribes and the temple servitors would attend the meeting. The committee […]

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Niladri Bije fiasco: Court relief for another servitor

Cuttack: Less than a week after servitors Kashinath Khuntia and Damodar Mahasuara got relief from court in Niladri Bije row, another servitor Jayakrushna Mahasuar allegedly involved in the scuffle between sevayats and journalists during the ritual, was granted a stay on the non-bailable warrant (NBW) and proclamation proceedings against him from Orissa High Court till […]

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Niladri Bije fiasco: Court relief for two servitors

Cuttack/Puri: Two servitors allegedly involved in the Niladri Bije row, have got relief from separate courts on Thursday. While servitor Kashinath Khuntia was granted conditional bail by Puri additional district judge (ADJ-I) court, proclamation proceeding order and non-bailable warrant (NBW) issued by lower court against servitor Damodar Mahasuar, was stayed in the Orissa High Court. […]