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Rath Yatra 2019: ‘Niladri Bije’ of Holy Trinity Today

Puri: A day after Lord Balabhadra, Mahaprabhu Jagannath and Devi Subhadra were offered ‘Adhara Pana’, Niladri Bije, the entry of deities into the sanctum sanctorum of Srimandir would be performed today evening. Niladri Bije is the concluding ritual of Rath Yatra during which the deities are offered Rasagola by servitors before the Pahandi ceremony. Later, […]

Rath Yatra 2019: Lakhs witness Suna Besha of Holy Trinity

Puri: The pilgrim town of Puri is brimming with a sea of devotees to witness the Suna Besha of Holy Trinity-Lord Balabhadra, Mahaprabhu Jagannath and Devi Subhadra. A day after Bahuda Yatra, the conclusion of the nine-day sojourn to Mausi Maa temple and return to Srimandir, the three deities are all set to bask with […]

Rath Yatra: Stage set for Suna Besha of Holy Trinity in Puri

Puri: Millions congregated in the pilgrim town on Friday to witness Bahuda Yatra, the homecoming of the Holy Trinity. Today, the sibling deities of Puri Srimandir- Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath and Devi Subhadra will be adorned with gold ornaments also known as the Suna Besha (Raja or Rajadhiraja Besha) atop their respective chariots in Puri. […]

Bahuda Yatra Concludes As Chariots Of Holy Trinity Reach Abode

Puri: Lakhs of devotees from across the country and abroad converged in Puri to witness ‘Bahuda Yatra’ – the homecoming of the Holy Trinity from Gundicha Temple to Srimandir on their chariots today. According to mythology, on this auspicious day the three sibling deities – Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath and Devi Subhadra wrap up their annual […]

'Police-Daitapati Servitors clash' delays Hera Panchami rituals in Puri

Puri: A clash between the Daitapati Servitors and the Jagannath Temple Police (JTP) Monday evening allegedly delayed the rituals of Hera Panchami on the fifth day of the annual chariot festival in the pilgrim town. Though the Sandhya Dhupa ritual at Gundicha temple was conducted on time, the arrival of Goddess Mahalakshmi (Mahalaxmi Bije Niti) […]

Rath Yatra: Hera Panchami Ritual To Be Performed Today

Puri: As Lord Balabhadra, Mahaprabhu Jagannath and Devi Subhadra are on their annual sojourn, the Hera Panchami ritual will be performed today i.e on the fifth day of Rath Yatra. On Hera Panchami, Goddess Laxmi expresses her anger at Lord Jagannath for leaving her alone at Srimandir and staying at his aunt’s abode with his […]

Rath Yatra: Lord Jagannath’s chariot rolls on foreign land

Dubai/ Bahrain: Not only Puri’s Bada Danda (Grand Road), Rath Yatra was also celebrated with much pomp and grandeur by the people of Odia community across the globe this year. The Iskcon and Baharin Odia Samaj organised the annual festival at Manama in Bahrain. All the traditional rituals were followed and over one thousand devotees […]

With deities on Rath Yatra, ASI team begins inspection of Srimandir

Puri: A day after the annual sojourn of the Holy Trinity – Rath Yatra began and with the deities leaving the temple, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) began the inspection work of Srimandir’s Garbha Gruha (sanctum sanctorum) today. As per reports, the ASI officials will inspect the first & second floors, walls, corbel and […]

Rath Yatra: Pulling of chariots in Baripada, Jeypore & Kendrapara today

Baripada/ Jeypore/ Kendrapara: A day after the world witnessed the grand Rath Yatra in Puri, the abode of Lord Jagannath, chariots of the Holy Trinity will be pulled as per the unique tradition at Ditiya Sreekhetra Baripada in Mayurbhanj district, Tulasi Khetra Kendrapara and Sabar Khetra Koraput today. Considered as Ditiya Sreekhetra, the Rath Yatra […]

Miniature Artist Crafts 2.5-Inch-Tall Nandighosa With Wood In Berhampur

Berhampur: Miniature sculptor Satyanarayan Moharana, who has found a place in the Limca India Book of Records for his artwork, took everyone by surprise on Thursday when he showcased his 2.5 inch-tall replica of Jagannath chariot- Nandighosa on the occasion of Rath Yatra. The 35-year-old artist, who set a record last year with his 2.5 […]

PM wishes people on the occasion of Rath Yatra

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wished people on the occasion of Rath Yatra. While wishing health and prosperity for all, Modi said it was a special occasion. “Best wishes to everyone on the special occasion of the Rath Yatra. We pray to Lord Jagannath and seek his blessings for the good health, […]

Rath Yatra: Ritual Schedule & Security Arrangements In Place

Puri: With just a day before the commencement of Rath Yatra tomorrow, the Agyan Mala Bije ritual on the three chariots of the Holy Trinity was conducted in Puri today. Agyan Mala Bije is like the divine permission from the Lords for readying the three chariots for the festival. As per ritual, Pujapanda servitors of […]

Chariots ready to roll in Tulasi Khetra

Kendrapara: As millions of people across the world get ready to witness the Chariot Festival of Lord Jagannath beginning tomorrow, it’s not just in the pilgrim town of Puri but the festivities are also set to begin with full religious fervour across the State and beyond. One of the most illustrious places where this festival […]

Rath Yatra: Puri King launches Lord Jagannath’s website

Puri: On the auspicious occasion of ‘Nabajauban darshan’, the official website of Puri Srimandir was launched by Puri Gajapati Maharaja Dibyasingha Deb today. The devotees can get complete information about Lord Jagannath and his sibiling deities and other rituals of the temple from the website Shreejagannath.in. “Currently, information on the website is available in English […]

Rath Yatra: Uncertainty looms large over tourist accommodation in Puri

Puri: While devotees from across the country and abroad have started to arrive in Puri to witness Rath Yatra, uncertainty looms large over the accommodation of tourists as the cyclone-hit hotel industry is yet to recover completely. It is being apprehended that tourists may face problems as the restoration work at many hotels is yet […]

Rath Yatra 2019 : Does Puri have wherewithal to handle 360 MT solid waste on D-Day?

Bhubaneswar: With only a day left for the World famous Rath Yatra, a reality check of the pilgrim town Puri reveals how one among the ‘chaar dhams’  lacks the wherewithal to handle the colossal municipal solid waste about  to be generated due to  a vast influx of an estimated around 12 lakh pilgrims to witness […]

Rath Yatra: Nabajouban darshan of Holy Trinity today

Puri: Fresh from their recuperation from fever after a special cure during the Anasara period, the Holy Trinity of Lord Balabhadra, Jagannath and Devi Subhadra will appear for the devotees for the first time after a fortnight today. The event marked as ‘Nabajouban Darshan’ is the most important and last phase preparations of the Lords […]

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Rath Yatra 2019: ECoR Launches Mobile App For Benefit Of Passengers

Bhubaneswar/Puri: With an aim to provide information electronically and promote Digital India, East Coast Railway (ECoR) has launched Rath Yatra Mobile App ‘ECOR YATRA’ for the benefit of the passengers especially the devotees coming to witness the world famous car fest-2019 at Puri. The information was provided by Ajoy Behera, Chief Commercial Manager of the […]

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Railway Initiative For Rath Yatra! Here's ECoR's Special Appeal To All Passengers

To be extra careful in overcrowded Trains Manpower mobilisation done for smooth running of Trains & Crowd Management Use UTS Mobile App to book journey Ticket by avoiding rush at Counters Rath Yatra Mobile App ECOR Yatra to get Railway information & facilities Ahead of the world famous annual Rath Yatra in Puri, East Coast […]

Rath Yatra: No toll tax at Pipili on Gundicha, Bahuda & Suna Besha

Puri: Keeping in view the massive congregation during Rath Yatra in Puri, toll taxes will not be collected at Pipili Toll Gate during Gundicha Yatra, Bahuda Yatra and Suna Besha, informed Chief Administrator of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA),  Pradipta Mohapatra after the final co-ordination meeting on Rath Yatra preparedness today. Visitors will be exempted […]

Rath Yatra 2019: East Coast Railways To Run 194 Special Trains To Puri

Bhubaneswar: Keeping in view the rise in inflow of devotees to Puri during the forthcoming annual sojourn of Lord Jagannath and His siblings, the Khurda Road Division of East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to run 194 special trains apart from the regular trains, to the pilgrim city between July 4 (Car Festival) and July […]

'Monsoon Low' good omen for Odisha; wet Puri forecast on Rath Yatra Day

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha having recorded a nearly 34 per cent deficient rainfall vis-a-vis the normal for the month of June till date, the State is all set to witness a virtually wet week during June last week and further extending up to July first week. Importantly, when the pilgrim town of Puri will be witnessing […]

ECoR to run 192 trains for the Car Fest this year

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) will run as many as 192 trains, including special ones, to cater to the huge rush of pilgrims to the temple city of Puri to witness the annual World famous Rath Yatra on July 4. A decision to this effect was taken in the third Rath Yatra coordination committee […]

Rath Yatra 2019: RPF beefs up security at Puri Railway Station

Puri: Expecting heavy turnout of devotees during the annual Rath Yatra festival, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) has now decided to intensify patrolling in and around Puri Railway Station. A special training programme was also organised to impart soft skills to security personnel so that they behave and deal with the passengers with utmost care […]

Rath Yatra telecast rights: OTV emerges highest bidder, all eyes on SJTA's decision tomorrow

Puri: Amidst the ongoing ambiguity and hue and cry over decision to auction Rath Yatra live broadcasting rights, OTV has emerged as the highest bidder, official sources said on Monday. As many as seven Odia and Hindi channels had participated in the bidding process of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) and the bids were opened […]

Rath Yatra: Hue and cry over decision to auction live broadcast rights

Bhubaneswar: With just under a month remaining for the world famous Rath Yatra in Puri, the Odisha government has come up with a huge change and has decided to auction the rights of live broadcast of the mega event this year. While earlier, several news channels used to live telecast the Rath Yatra, the Shree […]

Counter intelligence system activated for Puri Rath Yatra: Odisha DGP

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the world famous Puri Rath Yatra, Odisha Police has started beefing up security for the annual mega event which draws lakhs of devotees and visitors from across the globe. As Rath Yatra is one of the major international events, Odisha Police is keeping a close watch on all kinds of threat perceptions, […]