Tag: Puri Jagannath Temple

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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 […]