Tag: Ratha Jatra

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, […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
3 killed, 9 injured in separate mishaps during Rath Yatra

Jajpur/Khurda/Visakhapatnam: As many as three persons were killed and nine others sustained injuries in separate mishaps that took place in Jajpur, Khurda and Andhra Pradesh’s Visakhapatnam during the annual Rath Yatra celebration today. In the first incident, two persons died and seven sustained critical injuries after the chariot they were pulling came in contact with […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Rath Yatra: Adapa Mandapa Bije of Holy Trinity today

Puri: A day after the holy communion with millions of devotees on Badadanda on the inaugural day of the annual Rath Yatra, the Holy Trinity of Lord Balabhadra, Mahaprabhu Jagannath and Devi Subhadra will be escorted to the Adapa Mandapa in the Mausi Maa Temple today. Sources said the entry of deities to the Gundicha […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
'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) […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Rath Yatra Niladri Bije 2020
Rath Yatra Concludes With Niladri Bije; Holy Trinity Ushered Into Srimandir

Puri: Rath Yatra, the annual sojourn of the Holy Trinity- Lord Balabhadra, Mahaprabhu Jagannath and Devi Subhadra concluded today as the sibling deities were ushered to the sanctum sanctorum in ‘Goti Pahandi’ during the Niladri Bije ritual. Lord Jagannath and Goddess Mahalaxmi’s meeting ritual was carried out on the Charamala following which the Bachanika ritual […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Strongly oppose ISKCON proposal of untimely Rath Yatra: BJD leader

Bhubaneswar: BJD leader S R Patnaik on Thursday strongly opposed a proposal by the ISKCON Ludhiana unit to organise the annual Rath Yatra on a different date, and urged the Odisha chief minister to take up the matter with his Punjab counterpart. The issue was raised by Patnaik in the assembly, who cited reports that […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
FIR Against ISKCON For Hurting Religious Sentiments

Puri: An FIR was lodged at the Singhadwara Police Station in Puri against International Society for Krishna Consciousness(ISKCON) authorities for their decision to observe Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath in Punjab’s Ludhiana later this year. Reports say, two outfits namely Sri Jagannath Sena and Sachetan Nagarika Manch have alleged that ISKCON authorities and workers have […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Biraja Ratha Jatra-A Unique Festival Of Odisha

By Srinibash Samal Aa krushnen rajasa bartamane Nibesayanamruta martaiya cha Hiranayena sabita rathena Debo jati bhubanani pashyan -Rig Veda- 1. 35.2 Ratha tradition is too old in our civilization. Even we can find in the Rig Veda about the Ratha Jatra. Ratha is the only medium to travel. God sun travels in the morning and […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Puri Rath Yatra Rituals To Be Conducted Inside Srimandir During COVID19 Lockdown Till May 3

Puri: Putting all speculations to rest, the rituals pertaining to Akshay Tritiya, which marks the beginning of chariot construction work for Puri Rath Yatra, will be conducted inside Jagannath Temple (Srimandir) premises. Informing about the decision, Puri Gajapati Maharaj Dibyasingha Deb stated that as per Puri Shankaracharya’s recommendations, the rituals will be conducted inside Meghanadh […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
‘No Harm If Rath Yatra Not Held' Amid COVID19 Outbreak: Mukti Mandap Scholars

Puri: While uncertainty looms large over Rath Yatra in Puri this year amid the nationwide lockdown to check the spread of Coronavirus, the highest body of Hindu religious scholars in Puri Srimandir, Mukti Mandap, stated on Monday that there is no harm if the annual Rath Yatra is not held this year in the wake […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021