Tag: Puri Rath Yatra

Recreating Rath Yatra
Rath Yatra - Artists Recreate Rath Yatra Atmosphere With Paint Brush

Painting exhibition on Lord Jagnnath and Rath Yatra held in Puri. Exhibition showcases work by artists Biswamohan Rath & Rajnandini Mohapatra

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  • Tuesday, 19 July 2022
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President Kovind, PM Modi and others extend wishes on Rath Yatra

President of India Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted people on the auspicious occasion of Rath Yatra today.

  • Friday, 01 July 2022
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Chariot height row: Tradition should be kept intact, says Puri King

Recently, Lord Baladevjew’s chariot (72-ft) in Keonjhar district was adjudged as the tallest Rath Yatra chariot by the Guinness Book of World Records.

  • Sunday, 26 June 2022
Ferrying of boats will be normal in Chilika
Ferrying of boats will be normal in Chilika

Residents of 35 Mouza demanded apology from Alupatna villagers to call off the strike. Repeated discussions with both the parties failed to evoke any results for two consecutive days disrupting communication at Chilika for third day. 

  • Tuesday, 21 June 2022
Puri Rath Yatra: Timber shortage fear looms large 
Puri Rath Yatra: Timber shortage fear looms large 

As per the centuries-old tradition, as many as 865 trunks of Phasi, Asan and Dhaura trees are required for chariot construction every year.

  • Sunday, 08 May 2022
Rath Yatra 2022: Will devotees participate or not, read here 
Rath Yatra 2022: Will devotees participate or not, read here

Two plans have been readied to make arrangements for the annual festival, said Puri Collector Samarth Verma. 

  • Thursday, 05 May 2022
Puri Rath Yatra: Slicing Of Chariot Wood Begins At Cuttack
Puri Rath Yatra: Slicing Of Chariot Wood Begins At Cuttack

The process of wood cutting for the construction of the three chariots for the famous Rath Yatra festival in Puri formally kicked off at Cuttack on Sunday.

  • Sunday, 10 April 2022
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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Eve teasing allegation during Rath Yatra: Puri SP seeks info from TV actor Mahika Sharma

Puri: Police today sought details from Hindi television actress Mahika Sharma in connection with the alleged eve teasing incident in Puri on occasion of Rath Yatra. The Puri SP on Thursday asked the actress a detailed report on the incident that took place on July 14 during her visit to Srimandir and assured action against […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Vehicle parking pass meant for servitors ‘misused’ during Puri Rath Yatra?

Puri: A two-wheeler pass meant for sevayats (servitors) on duty was allegedly, misused during Puri Rath Yatra. The matter came to light after a photograph of the vehicle pass went viral on social media. Though the pass bearing serial number 543 was meant for sevayats, a photograph of the pass revealed name of one Sekh […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Baripada Rath Yatra: Balabhadra's chariot reaches Mausima temple

Baripada: Devotees soaked in religious fervour and devotion as they tugged Lord Balabhadra’s chariot to Mausima temple today. While Goddess Subhadra in her chariot could only reach up to the Town Police station, Lord Jagannath in his chariot will start his journey to his aunt’s abode tomorrow. As per tradition, the pulling of chariots in […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Divine spectacle: Deities & devotees meet each other as chariots roll on..

Puri: Much to the happiness of the devotees, the chariots of Lords Jagannath, Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra started rolling down on the Badadanda an hour and half ahead of schedule. Pulled and witnessed by lakhs of devotees who, braving the humid conditions and later on heavy rain, the Taladhwaja was the first to begin its […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Puri Rath Yatra 2018: Pahandi rituals conclude

Puri: As expected lakhs of devotees have thronged the piligrim city Puri to witness Rath Yatra which is one of the major festivals in Odisha. As per schedule, the rituals began for the chariot festival much early on Saturday. Amid loud chants of Hari Bola, devotees waited outside the 12th century shrine to have a […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Rath Yatra 2018: Rituals schedule for Puri Chariot festival

Puri: It is that time of the year when Trinity — Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra will come out of the Puri temple to give darshan to lakhs of devotees on the occasion of Rath Yatra. In some time, the sibling deities will aboard their three grand chariots – the sight which devotees look […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
No shortage of ropes for Puri Rath Yatra: SJTA

Puri: There is absolutely no dearth of ropes that will be used for pulling the chariots of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra during the upcoming Rath Yatra festival scheduled next month. Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) administrator Niti (rituals) on Monday informed that at present 12 out of 14 ropes required during the entire […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021