Tag: Ratha Jatra

Rath Yatra 2021
Rath Yatra Not Allowed Anywhere In Odisha Other Than Puri: Supreme Court 

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.

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Puri Rath Yatra 2021
Odisha Invokes Lord Jagannath's Quarantine Example To Popularise COVID-19 Restrictions

Lord Jagannath, and his siblings, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra developed a fever after they were given a bath with sacred water contained in 108 pitchers on Snan Purnima day.

  • Sunday, 04 July 2021
Puri Rath Yatra 2021
Rath Yatra Guidelines: Temple Administration Bans Camera, Mobiles For Servitors

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.

  • Saturday, 03 July 2021
Puri Jagannath Temple, Sri Mandir 1
Rajeev Khandelwal to host documentary on Rath Yatra

Mumbai: Actor Rajeev Khandelwal is set to host a documentary titled “The Legend Of Jagannath“, which takes a behind-the-scenes look at the Indian religious festival of Rath Yatra. The hour-long documentary, to be aired on National Geographic channel on July 4, will showcase the colour and ceremonies associated with Rath Yatra, a festival in Odisha […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Gold Ornaments
Rath Yatra 2021: Gold Ornaments Of Lord Jagannath Needs Repair, Says SJTA

Ahead of the chariot festival of Holy Trinity, gold ornaments of Mahaprabhu Jagannath and His elder brother Lord Balabhadra, will be repaired.

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  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Rath Yatra: Temple Priest In Gujarat Threatens Agitation If Govt Doesn't Permit Chariot Festival
Rath Yatra: Temple Priest In Gujarat Threatens Agitation If Govt Doesn't Permit Chariot Festival

"I think that the government will allow the Yatra this year as cinema halls, multiplexes, malls and other commercial activities were allowed, so why not the 'Rath Yatra'?" asked the Mahant.

  • Saturday, 26 June 2021
Snana Purnima Puri
Snana Purnima: The Ceremonial Bathing Ceremony Of The Holy Trinity In Puri

Snana Jatra or the holy bathing ceremony of the sibling deities - Lord Balabhadra, Mahaprabhu Jagannath and Devi Subhadra - is performed at Puri Srimandir every year on Jyeshtha Purnima, i.e., on the full moon day of the month of 'Jyeshtha (May-June). Today, on this pious occasion, the Holy Trinity and Chakradhar Sudarsan took a ceremonial holy bath with 108 pitchers of sacred water and were later adorned in Gajanana Besha. All the rituals were carried out at the Snana Mandap. The Snana Yatra culminates after the Lords are taken to the 'Anasara Ghara' on Pahandi.

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Baladevjew Temple
Snana Yatra: Section 144 Clamped Around Baladevjew Temple 

In a bid to prevent congregation of devotees in and around the Baladevjew temple, the Kendrapara district administration has imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC for the smooth conduct of SnanaYatra (divine bathing rituals of the holy trinity) today. 

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Snana Jatra in Puri
Snana Purnima: Quarantine Of Lord Jagannath & The Sacred Connection With Lord Srinathji

Lord Jagannath, His brother Lord Balabhadra and sister Devi Subhadra have an elaborate ritual bath on Snana Purnima. The day is also celebrated as Lord Jagannath's birthday. 

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Ratha Jatra 2021 Odisha
Rath Yatra Amid Covid: Can't Puri Model Be Replicated In Other Ancient Jagannath Temples In Odisha?

Many a devotee who silently hoped that Jagannath Rath Yatra would happen in all famous temples of Odisha are left disappointed.

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
Ratha Jatra Holy Trinity chariot chariot
Rath Yatra 2021: Holy Trinity's Chariot Construction

The construction of three gigantic chariots for Lord Jagannath's Rath Yatra, the annual car festival of the Holy Trinity scheduled to be held on July 12, is underway in Puri in full swing. The construction work is being carried out at the 'Ratha Khala' (traditional temple workshop) located on both sides of Bada Danda (Grand Road) in front of the Jagannath temple office and the Sri Nahar palace. The Jagannath temple office said that fixing of 'Kantaa' in the 'Pancha Dandaa', fitting of 'Garagara' and fixing of 4 Nahaka' in the chariots at the Ratha Khala is already complete. The making of 4 Potala Khambi', 2 'Saala' and 7 'Jokha' for Prathama Bhuin of the chariots is also being done.

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
The extended family of Jagannath

When you think about the Indian conception of God, most Gods live either alone or with their consorts. Jagannath lives with his elder brother and sister in his huge home at Puri. Quite a departure from the usual norm; it doesn’t end there too. Not only does he have more members in this wonderful ‘divine’ […]

  • Thursday, 17 June 2021
Allow Rath Yatra Sans Devotees - Baripada Residents & Servitors Urge Odisha Govt

The servitors of Baripada Jagannath temple along with the local residents requested the Odisha government to allow celebration of Rath Yatra in the town without participation of devotees.

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  • Sunday, 13 June 2021
Rath Yatra: Chaka Dera Ritual  In Puri
Odisha: Chaka Dera Ritual Completed In Puri For Rath Yatra

Ahead of the world-famous Rath Yatra this year, the most-awaited ritual of the Chaka Dera was conducted amid the chants of Jai Jagannath and Hari Bola in presence of servitors on Bada Danda. However, the public was not allowed to participate in the observance of the niti in view of the prevailing pandemic situation.

  • Thursday, 03 June 2021
Rath Yatra: First phase timber for chariot construction reaches Puri

Puri: Ahead of the annual Rath Yatra festival of the Holy Trinity-Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath and Devi Subhadra in July, preparation for the mega event began on Monday with the arrival of first phase timber wood required for the construction of the three chariots of the sibling deities. Around 57 logs of wood of specified […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021