Sunia has been an important day for the king of Puri. At the king’s palace, a special ceremony for the king called the Abhisheka is observed on this day along with the announcement of the New Year, new anka and tithi.
As per the age-old tradition, the servitors can’t get married beyond the boundaries of Atharanala. They will get the opportunity to offer service to Lord Jagannath only if they get married within their own caste.
India dips in the auspicious festival of Janamshatmi today, the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna Noted sand artist Sudarsan Patnaik has extended wishes to the country with his art message Patnaik has carved a beautiful sand sculpture of baby Lord Krishna on the Puri beach.
Sukanya and his family members are ecstatic over the gesture. They have expressed their pleasure and gratitude towards the Lord and the temple administration.
Three more decisions have also been approved in the meeting. It was decided that donation boxes will be installed at four locations on the shrine premises near Maha Laxmi temple.
After performing well in many national-level tournaments and trials, Tapan has now set his eyes to perform well in various international-level tournaments.
Puri SDPO stated that they have launched an investigation into the incident.
Sitharaman, who visited the Central University as part of the 'Meri Mati Mera Desh' campaign, addressed the gathering and said, “PM Modi laid out a development strategy- Panch Pran during Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort in New Delhi. During his speech, PM Modi emphasised to eliminate any trace of colonial mindset.”
Sitharaman was accompanied by Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra, MLAs Jayanta Sarangi and Lalitendu Bidyadhar Mohapatra during her visit to the shrine.
The rate chart has been prepared to ensure the smooth sale of Mahaprasad to the devotees at the Ananda Bazaar of the 12th-century shrine.
The mutt has also a rich connection with Puri Srimandir in the performance of various rituals of Lord Jagannath and his sibling deities Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra.
Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday issued a ‘yellow warning’ for thunderstorm activities in different parts of Odisha.
The husband of the accused’s sister-in-law was shifted to Cuttack as his condition deteriorated.
The matter came to light after the Jagannath Temple Police (JTP) personnel recovered an empty donation box from the backside of Nrusingha temple. The JTP has handed over the donation box to Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA).
A massive canal breach has flooded acres of farmland in Puri district of Odisha.A breach of about 20 feet has occured at Nuagaon Distributary Canal under Balanga WR Division Under impact of the rift, water from the canal has so far inundated over 30 acres of farmland
SJTA has also warned that stern action will be taken in case of a violation of the order. The temple administration has further stated that alternative arrangements will be made if the order is not carried out.
Around a five-foot wide hole has been created due to the caving in of the road.
Coming down heavily on the ruling BJD, senior Congress leader Amiya Patnaik alleged that sub-standard work resulted in the mishaps.
Bowing to the increasing demands from all quarters, the district administration of Puri on Monday reopened the western gate or Paschima Dwara of Lord Jagannath Temple in the pilgrim town. Local residents of Puri are being allowed to enter the 12th century shrine complex through special barricade installed at the gate by producing their identity cards.
The local residents have to produce their ID cards supporting their resident to access the temple through Paschima Dwara, sources informed.