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Srimandir Reopening: Puri Sankaracharya Decries Being Sidelined By SJTA
Srimandir Reopening: Puri Sankaracharya Decries Being Sidelined By SJTA

Sankaracharya said the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has not sought his opinion on the reopening of Jagannath temple so far. 

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Jagannath Temple's Last 'Devadasi' Parasmani Devi Dies At 90

Devadasis were married to Lord Jagannath and accepted him as the "divine husband", and they remained spinsters throughout their lives.

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Snana Purnima: The Ceremonial Bathing Ceremony Of The Holy Trinity In Puri

Snana Jatra or the holy bathing ceremony of the sibling deities - Lord Balabhadra, Mahaprabhu Jagannath and Devi Subhadra - is performed at Puri Srimandir every year on Jyeshtha Purnima, i.e., on the full moon day of the month of 'Jyeshtha (May-June). Today, on this pious occasion, the Holy Trinity and Chakradhar Sudarsan took a ceremonial holy bath with 108 pitchers of sacred water and were later adorned in Gajanana Besha. All the rituals were carried out at the Snana Mandap. The Snana Yatra culminates after the Lords are taken to the 'Anasara Ghara' on Pahandi.

Security Breach: Man Drives Vehicle To Arun Stambh, Offers Prayers With Family
Security Breach: Man Drives Vehicle To Arun Stambh, Offers Prayers With Family

A vehicle reportedly broke through the security cordon and approached the Arun Stambh in front of Lord Jagannath Temple on Tuesday, raising serious questions on the security arrangements at the 12th century shrine.  

Lord Jagannath's marriage in Puri Srimandir
Lord Jagannath's Marriage

Rukmini Harana Ekadashi falls on June 21st this year. On this holy day - Lord Jagannath, an aspect of Lord Vishnu, marries Rukmini, an aspect of Devi Lakshmi.

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Jagannath Temple To Remain Out Of Bounds For Devotees Till June 15 

The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Sunday took a decision to close Srimandir for public darshan till June 15. 

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Covid Surge: Puri Jagannath Temple To Remain Closed For Devotees Till May 15; Check Latest SJTA Order

Puri: In view of the surge in Covid-19 cases across Odisha, the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Saturday decided to stop entry of devotees into the Puri Srimandir till…

COVID19 Surge: ASI Monuments Closed For Visitors Till May 15
COVID19 Surge: ASI Monuments Closed For Visitors Till May 15

New Delhi: All centrally protected monuments, museums and sites under the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) have been closed with immediate effect till May 15 due to the surge in…

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Precious Items Unearthed In Puri Emar Mutt As Endowment Commission Takes Charge Of Site

Puri: Many valuable items were recovered from the ancient Emar mutt in front of the 12th-century Sri Jagannath Temple in Puri after its possession was taken by the Commissioner of…

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Covid-19: Puri Jagannath Temple To Remain Closed On Sundays For Sanitisation

Puri: The Jagannath temple in Puri will again remain out of bounds for devotees once every week. As per the latest decision, the 12th-century shrine will remain closed every Sunday for carrying out necessary sanitization activities, informed Krishan Kumar, Chief Administrator of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (STJA) today. “Today, the Dola Purnima rituals and Suna […]

Naga Sadhu Alleges Assault By JTP, Hospitalised
Naga Sadhu Alleges Assault By JTP, Hospitalised

Puri: A Naga Sadhu was hospitalised after allegedly being assaulted by the personnel of Jagannath Temple Police (JTP) in Puri on Sunday. The Sadhu, Vaishnav Puri, was admitted to the medicine ward of the district headquarters hospital. According to sources, the sadhu was assaulted for allowing some devotees to have darshan of Rohini Kunda which […]

Padma Besha Of Lord Jagannath & Siblings Today
Padma Besha Of Lord Jagannath & Siblings Today

Puri: The much-awaited Padma Mukha Besha (lotus attire) ritual of Lord Jagannath and his siblings at Srimandir is being observed today. Seated in the Ratna Singhasan (bejewelled throne) of the temple, the Trinity will adorn Padma Besha and give darshan to the devotees midnight today. Padma Pokhari (lotus pond) will be created in front of […]

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Srimandir Admin Lifts Darshan Curb On Sundays, Mahaprasad Partaking Allowed

Puri: The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration on Wednesday allowed further relaxations for the darshan of the Holy Trinity by lifting the restrictions on the entry of the devotees into the shrine every Sunday. Earlier, the temple authorities had put restrictions on the darshan every Sunday for sanitisation works in the shrine in view of Covid […]

Srimandir Admin Terms 35000 Acre Of Lord Jagannath Land Sale Report False & Motivated
NMA Heritage Draft Bylaws: Centre Assures Not To Hinder Puri Jagannath Temple Development

Bhubaneswar: Union Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel has assured that the heritage bylaws proposed by the National Monuments Authority (NMA) for Puri Jagannath temple will not hinder the developments of the shrine, informed Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday. Pradhan held discussion with the union culture minister after coming across the news about NMA coming […]

Suna Besha Ritual Delay On Pausha Purnima: Servitors Blame Administration  
Suna Besha Ritual Delay On Pausha Purnima: Servitors Blame Administration  

Puri: Even as the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has ordered a probe into delay in rituals of Suna Besha at Srimandir on the occasion of Pausha Purnima, a section of servitors on Saturday held the administration responsible for the incident. Attributing the hold-up to administrative negligence, the sect of Puspalaka servitors said the incident […]

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Covid Scare: SJTA Urges Odisha Govt For Early Vaccination Of Puri Srimandir Servitors

Puri: As the doors of Puri Srimandir Thursday were thrown open for all devotees sans a COVID negative report, the Shree Jagannatha Temple Administration (SJTA) has written to the State Health department requesting to launch a special vaccination drive for servitors and other officials of the 12th-century shrine. Now that the Covid negative report for […]

Puri Srimandir Out Of Bounds For Most Devotees: Covid Test Cost Goes High, Footfall Goes Down
Trinity Out Of Bounds For Most Devotees: Covid Test Cost Goes High, Footfall Goes Down

Puri: Even as the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) in Puri has claimed of decent Covid safety measures in place, the mandatory protocol set by the temple body for devotees seems to have ultimately made the 12th-century shrine a restricted zone for many. On January 3, the day the Puri Jagannath Temple was thrown open […]

Puri Srimandir Reopening for all devotees
Puri Srimandir Reopening For All: 15-17K Devotees Expected, Covid Negative Report Mandatory

Puri: Tears of joy will flood Puri Badadanda on Sunday as the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) is set to welcome all devotees for darshan of Mahaprabhu Jagannath and His siblings from January 3 (tomorrow). SJTA Chief Administrator Krishan Kumar informed that necessary arrangements have been put in place for smooth and hassle-free darshan as […]

Puri Srimandir Out Of Bounds For Most Devotees: Covid Test Cost Goes High, Footfall Goes Down
Odisha: 4 ANMs Suspended For 'Entering Puri Jagannath Temple Sans Permit'

Puri: As many as four Auxillary Nurse Midwife (ANM) workers were caught entering the Puri Jagannath temple on Tuesday without having been granted a permit from the authorities. The four ANM workers have been placed under suspension by the Puri CDMO for allegedly entering Srimandir without any prior permission. They were reportedly deployed at the […]

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Srimandir Doors To Unlock For Puri Residents From Tomorrow

Puri: The district administration has put in place elaborate arrangements for the entry of Puri residents into Sri Jagannath temple from Saturday. In the first phase, the 12th century shrine had opened its doors for servitors from December 23, after an interregnum of nine months’ closure owing to Covid-19 restrictions, considering their active cooperation with […]

Puri Srimandir Reopens, Check Guidelines and arrangements for devotees
Odisha: SJTA Issues Mandatory SOPs As Puri Jagannath Temple Reopens Its Doors For Devotees

Puri: As Srimandir – the abode of the Mahaprabhu Jagannath – reopens after a nine-month shutdown, the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) in Puri on Wednesday issued the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to be followed by servitors and devotees coming to catch a glimpse of the Supreme Lord and His siblings. Special arrangements and guidelines […]

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Stage Set For Reopening Of Puri Jagannath Temple Tomorrow

Puri: The prolonged wait of devotees for darshan of the Holy Trinity of Puri Jagannath Temple is finally going to end as the 12th-century shrine is all set to reopen tomorrow after a gap of several months owing to Covid-19 pandemic. While servitors and their families will be allowed for darshan in the first three […]

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Puri Jagannath Temple To Reopen On Wednesday: Here Is The Timing And Schedule For Darshan

Puri: An elaborate SOP has been drawn by the Puri district administration to facilitate the Darshan of Lord Jagannath by devotees when the Jagannath Temple reopens in a phased manner from December 23. As per the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), Sevayats (Servitors) and their family members will get the exclusive privilege to have the first […]

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Samaleswari Temple To Reopen From January 3; Admin To Release SOP Soon

Sambalpur: Samaleswari temple, the abode of presiding deity of undivided Sambalpur district Goddess Samaleswari, will reopen for the devotees on January 3, 2021 after remaining out of bounds for several months in the wake of Covid pandemic. The decision to reopen the 16th century shrine was taken by the district administration on Friday. As per […]

Puri Srimandir Out Of Bounds For Most Devotees: Covid Test Cost Goes High, Footfall Goes Down
Puri Jagannath Temple To Reopen On December 23, General Public Darshan From Jan 3

Puri: After almost a nine-month hiatus, the confirmation by Puri district administration on reopening of Jagannath Temple has created an atmosphere of excitement and joy among the devotees across the State. The abode of the Supreme Lord, Puri Srimandir will reopen on December 23, Collector Balwant Singh informed on Friday. The announcement comes days after […]