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Puri: The Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has finalised ritual schedule today for ‘Dola’ festival to be celebrated in Srimandir on March 1. The meeting of Chhattisa Nijoga chaired by SJTA chief administrator Pradeep Jena decided today that the doors of the shrine will be opened at 3 am on Dola Purnima. The Rajadhiraja Besa […]
Puri: The Sri Jagannath temple here is under the process of cleansing after a little blood spill following an accidental fall of a servitor on temple premises today. The rituals which have been delayed will continue soon after purification, sources said. The incident took place when a servitor fell on the floor after his feet […]
Puri: The ‘Adharapana’ ritual of Lord Jagannath and his siblings Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra will be performed today. As per the ritual, the deities will be offered ‘Pana’, a specially prepared drink, in pots on their respective chariots. Mahasuara servitors prepare the drink by using milk, banana, cheese, aromatic spices and water. The water […]
Puri: As Odisha will witness partial solar eclipse on Wednesday there will be no ritual in all temples in the state from Tuesday evening. Taking about the ritual schedule in Shri Jagannath temple here, the Temple administrator (Niti) Pradip Kumar Das said as per tradition, there would be no rituals in the temple 12 hours […]
Puri: A day after the Suna Besha, Lord Balabhadra, Jagannath and Devi Subhadra will be offered a special drink called ‘Adhara Pana’ in a special ritual today evening. To ensure smooth conduct of the ritual, a committee has been set up by the Shri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA). The committee includes servitors of Suara Mahasuara […]
Bhubaneswar: Bringing an end to uncertainty over the observance of the famous Jagar Yatra of Lord Lingaraj, rituals normalised at the famous 11th-century shrine after some hours of delay owing to dispute among some servitor groups over various issues. Soon after the Abakash, Mailam, Rosa and Homa rituals in the morning hours, servitors refused to […]