Tag: Rath Jatra

Lord Jagannath's bathing festival draws thousands of devotees

Puri: Thousands of devotees from different parts of the country today gathered here to catch a glimpse of Lord Jagannath’s ceremonial bathing rituals, held on an open pandal, within the premises of the 12th century temple. The festival, also known as Deva Snana Purnima, takes place on the full moon day in the month of […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Ratha Jatra
Ratha Jatra : President, PM, CM Pray Lord Jagannath To Bless All For Healthy, Prosperous Life

The President of India Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik sought blessings of the Holy Trinity for healthy and prosperous life to all on the auspicious occasion of Rath Jatra

  • Monday, 12 July 2021
Pahandi Bije
Ratha Jatra 2021: Pahandi Bije Of Holy Trinity Ends

The procession, known as the Pahandi Bije of the deities, is one of the most significant rituals of the Rath Jatra.

  • Monday, 12 July 2021
Rath Yatra: 'Dasamula Modaka' to be offered to Holy Trinity

Puri: As the sibling deities of Puri Srimandir, Lord Balabhadra, Jagannath and Devi Subhadra are undergoing treatment at the secret ‘Anasara ghara’ chamber, the Raj Baidyas will today offer a special herbal medicine known as ‘Dasamula Modaka’ to the deities following instructions from Puri Gajapati Maharaj. It is believed that the Holy Trinity will recover […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Animal Lovers Oppose Use Of Elephants For Pulling Chariots During Rath Yatra

Bhubaneswar:  Animal lovers have urged the Odisha government not to use elephants for pulling chariots at the Rath Yatra festival in Puri, which is scheduled to be held on June 23 in the absence of devotees due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The Orissa High Court had on June 9 said that the deployment of heavy […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Lord Jagannath & His Siblings Recover From Fever; Decision On Puri Rath Yatra Likely Today

Puri: Ahead of their annual sojourn to Mausi Maa Temple, the Holy Trinity of Lord Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra and Lord Jagannath have finally recovered from fever after being offered a special herbal medicine- ‘Dasamula Modaka’ by the Raja Baidya at Puri Srimandir. The Dasamula Modak was offered to the deities after the evening ‘dhupa’ rituals […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Baladevjew Kendrapara Rath Yatra cancelled
Rath Yatra To Be Limited To Temple Premises In Baladevjew & Several Other Shrines In Odisha

Kendrapara: Even as the decision for the conduct of Rath Yatra of Puri Lord Jagannath this year hangs in balance amid rising cases of Coronavirus in Odisha, the scheduled Car Festival of the Holy Trinity in some other major shrines in the State like that of Lord Baldevjew will not be celebrated in their usual […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Rath Yatra cancelled
Rath Yatra 2020 Cancelled In Odisha, Supreme Court Stalls Festival In Wake Of Covid-19 Pandemic

New Delhi/ Bhubaneswar: In a historic decision, the Supreme Court of India has stalled the centuries-old annual Rath Yatra this year in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic. An SC bench headed by Chief Justice of India, SA Bobde while hearing a plea seeking cancellation of the festival this year ruled, “We consider it appropriate that […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Rath Yatra Cancellation: Puri Gajapati Seeks Reforms For Conduct Of Festival Within Srimandir

Bhubaneswar: Puri Gajapati Dibyasingha Deb on Friday proposed for adoption of a new set of practices not mentioned in the temple Record of Rights to hold the Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath which has been barred by the Supreme Court from being celebrated outside the shrine in view of Covid pandemic. The verdict of the […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021