Tag: Ratha Jatra

Ratha Jatra 2022
Rath Yatra 2022: Chariot Construction Work Underway In Full Swing

The construction work for three gigantic chariots of Holy Trinity – Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath and Devi Subhadra – for the annual car festival in Puri is underway at the Ratha Khala (traditional workshop) and is expected to complete ahead of the schedule.

Rath Yatra 2022
Raths to be ready before time, 236 CCTV cams to be installed

A total of 236 CCTV cameras will be installed at the Lord Jagannath Temple and Gundicha Temple during the annual Rath Yatra...

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.

Rasagolla Diwas
Ratha Jatra 2021: Odisha Celebrates 7th Rasagola Dibas On Niladri Bije

Today (July 23), Odisha is celebrating Rasagola Dibas. This is for the seventh year in succession, that Rasagola Dibas is being observed in Odisha to celebrate the sweet delicacy and share Odisha Rasagola's story and glory.

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Niladri Bije
Niladri Bije Today: Lords To Return To Sanctum Sanctorum Of Srimandir Marking End Of Ratha Jatra

The Niladri Bije ritual will be held today in the afternoon without public participation like last year due to restrictions over Covid 19 pandemic.

Suna Besha Ritual, Puri
Could Not See The Holy Trinity On Suna Besha As Servitors Crowded Chariots: Say Devotees

Presence of several servitors on the chariots during Suna Besha, violating norms, has invited sharp reactions from devotees

Suna Besha Ratha Jatra
Suna Besha: Divine Siblings Embellished In Gold

One of the most spectacular rituals of the annual Ratha Jatra, Suna Besha of the sibling deities - also called the Rajadhiraja Besha - is performed a day after the Holy Trinity return to their abode following a 9-day sojourn at the Gundicha. The divine triad of Bada Thakura Balabhadra, Mahaprabhu Jagannath and Devi Subhadra, atop their chariots on Puri Badadanda donned a resplendent attire of gold. Like previous year, the rituals were performed without congregation of devotees due to restrictions imposed in the wake of the current pandemic situation.

Ratha Jatra | Suna Besha | Lord Jagannath & Siblings Bask In Golden Glory

Lord Jagannath & His sibling deities adorned gold ornaments and basked in golden glory during the Suna Besha rituals on the chariots at Puri Srimandir.

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Ratha Jatra | Suna Besha | Lord Jagannath & Siblings Adorn Gold Ornaments

Lord Jagannath and His siblings adorned gold ornaments during the Suna Besha ritual, which was conducted without devotees for the second consecutive year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Little Devadasi From Puri Peforms ‘Mahari’ In Service Of Lord Jagannath | Ratha Jatra

This adorable girl from Puri is an ardent devotee of Lord Jagannath.

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Suna Besha
Suna Besha Today: Puri Deities To Glitter In Golden Attire, Devotees To Give A Miss

The Suna Besha or golden attire of the Holy Trinity will be performed today in Puri without public participation like last year due to Covid-19 pandemic

Bahuda Jatra 2021 in Puri
Bahuda Jatra: Homecoming Of Lord Jagannath & His Siblings

Quite similar to the Ratha Jatra festival, the return journey 'Bahuda Jatra' of the Holy Trinity from Gundicha temple to Srimandir in Puri also began almost two hours ahead of the schedule. After the nine-day annual sojourn at the Gundicha ended today, Bada Thakura Balabhadra, Mahaprabhu Jagannath and Devi Subhadra returned to Ratna Bedi on their majestic chariots. On way, the sibling deities were fed with their favourite offering of Poda Pitha.

Gundicha Temple
Significance Of Gundicha Temple In Ratha Jatra

Gundicha temple is popularly known as the garden house of Lord Jagannath. Gundicha temple is built in ‘Kalinga’ temple style which comprises Viman (sanctum), Jagamohan, Natamandira and Bhogamandap

Bahuda Jatra
Bahuda Jatra: Nine-Day Sojourn Of Holy Trinity Ends, Lords Set To Return Srimandir

Servitors started the rituals as per tradition since last night for the return journey of the divine trinity. Rituals like Bahuda Kanta, Charabandha, Kusumilagi have been performed.

Hera Panchamai
Ratha Jatra 2021: Hera Panchami Today: Angry Goddess Laxmi To Break Nandighosha

As per legends, Lord Jagannath left for his aunt's house along with his brother Lord Balabhadra and sister Devi Subhadra while leaving behind his wife Goddess Laxmi at Srimandir.