Bahuda Jatra or the return journey of Lord Jagannath and his siblings from Gundicha temple to Srimandir will be held tomorrow.
Puri tehsildar Rabi Pradhan said the drive is underway against violators and stringent action will be taken against those who have not followed the curfew directive during the Rath Jatra
The annual car festival of the Holy Trinity in Puri was held with much pomp and show, sans devotees for the second year in row.
CM Naveen Patnaik sought cooperation of all for smooth conduct of annual Rath Yatra in Puri beginning July 12
The Supreme Court of India on Tuesday struck down all petitions seeking celebrations of Rath Yatra in other parts of Odisha this year as the State battles the second wave of the Covid pandemic.
The authorities of the Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri on Saturday laid out some important guidelines for strict implementation during the observance of this year’s Rath Yatra scheduled to commence on July 12.
Just two weeks before the Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath begins in Puri, the rising demands for conduct of the annual festival of Siddha Baladevjew in Kendrapara has now reached the doors of the Supreme Court of India.
The moment all have been waiting for arrives as the Juggernauts of the Lords roll on Puri Grand Road amid the chant of Hari Bola melodies of ghanta &
As a precautionary measure to break the Covid-19 chain, the Indian Railways has decided to restrict the train movements to Puri during the upcoming RathYatra festival.
The testing will be done at four stages --before Snana Yatra, before Gundicha Yatra, before Bahuda Yatra and lastly, 15 days after Niladri Bije.
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has planned for a illumination project to enhance the beauty of the Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri even more. A technical team of the ASI on Tuesday toured the Srimandir and reviewed the detail arrangements for installing better light system in and around the main temple.
The pilgrim city of Puri is all set to host a devotee-less Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath and his siblings for the second year in a row with the Odisha government banning the major festival scheduled to begin on July 12 elsewhere in the State in view of COVID19 pandemic.
In the wake of the second wave of the Covid-19, Odisha government on Thursday decided to ban the much-awaited annual RathYatra festival dedicated to Lord Jagannath at all places in the State except Puri, the prime abode of the Lord.
Several servitors engaged in the construction of chariots for the world-famous Rath Yatra in the pilgrim town have tested positive for Covid-19 triggering anxiety among the carpenter community over the smooth conduct of the Rath carving works.
Cuttack: As per tradition, the first log to be used for the construction of chariots in the upcoming Rath Yatra in Puri was sliced at Cuttack on the auspicious Ram…
Puri: They are the architects (Biswakarma) of gigantic chariots that mesmerise visitors from all over the globe during the world-famous Rath Yatra. However, many would not believe their eyes that the people who are capable of such magnificence are leading lives of penury. Narasingha Mahapatra, maharana (carpenter) of the Taladhwaja chariot of Lord Balabhadra, is […]
Puri: The Puri Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has announced the finalised timings of the rituals to be performed during the Bahuda Yatra – the event marking the return of the Holy Trinity to Srimandir after completing their 9-day annual sojourn at Gundicha Temple. The Bahuda Yatra of Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath, and Devi Subhadra, […]
Bhubaneswar: It was a historic day for Shreekhetra, the land of Lord Jagannath when it hosted the world-famous Rath Yatra sans participation of devotees in the wake of coronavirus pandemic. Apart from the holy town, almost the entire Odisha marked the event in devotion which was devoid of its usual merriment that generally hits a […]
Puri: It is hard to imagine Rath Yatra without devotees, but the Holy Trinity embarked on a solitary sojourn as the festival was celebrated with restrictions as per the Supreme Court’s directive in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. All the three deities reached the Gundicha Temple ahead of schedule today. The Pahandi at Mausi Maa […]
Not a leaf moves without the will of the Supreme', Lord Jagannath and that is what prevailed when love and devotion won over fear and apprehension as Supreme Court modified its June 18 order to allow Rath Yatra of the Holy Trinity in Puri only amid the Covid pandemic.
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar/Puri: While asserting that Rath Yatra in Puri can be allowed to be held this year without public participation in view of COVID-19 pandemic, the Centre today told the Supreme Court that if the stay on the festival is not lifted, there can be no Rath Yatra for the next 12 years. “It is […]
Puri: As millions of Jagannath devotees anxiously await the Supreme Court’s hearing on the petitions seeking modification of its stay order on Rath Yatra, members of the Puri Jagannath Temple Managing Committee today clarified that the rituals in the 12th-century shrine may get disrupted if the chariots of the Holy Trinity are not pulled after the […]
Puri: The Supreme Court’s decision to stay Lord Jagannath’s Rath Yatra, one of the most popular festivals of Hindus, this year in view of the COVID-19 pandemic has left the multitude of artisans connected to the construction of the grand chariots in tears. The makers of the gigantic chariots, which is pulled by lakhs of […]
Puri: Gajapati Dibyasingha Deb on Saturday urged Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to re-consider the sensitive issue of stopping Puri Rath Yatra this year and direct appropriate steps to be taken immediately by the State government for approaching the Supreme Court seeking partial modification of its June 18 order so that centuries-old festival can be conducted […]
Bhubaneswar: With sentiments and emotions running high, a ray of hope seems to have emerged amidst the shadow cast over Puri Rath Yatra following Supreme Court’s directive to cancel the annual event this year. Multiple petitions were filed on Friday in the Supreme Court seeking necessary modification to the original order prohibiting the conduct of […]