The Holy Trinity-Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadrika are gradually recovering from fever following Phuluri oil treatment.
After the ceremonial bath, Lord Jagannath and his siblings-Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra traditionally fell ill and have been kept in a sick room (Anasara Gruha) to recuperate in a fortnight.
Deba Snana Yatra, the grand bathing festival of Lord Jagannath is all set to be held tomorrow at Puri Srimandir. The event marks the prelude before the commencement of the annual Rath Yatra festivities in the holy town.
In the wake of the Covid 19 pandemic, devotees will miss the rare ‘Anabasar’ darshan of Lord Alarnath at Brahmgiri in the district during the ‘Anasara’ period of Lord Jagannath and his siblings.
In a bid to prevent congregation and movement of public due to Covid pandemic, the district administration has decided to impose prohibitory orders under section 144 of CrPC for the smooth conduct of Snana Yatra (divine bathing rituals of Lord Jagannath and his siblings) scheduled to be performed on June 24.
Puri: Ahead of the annual Rath Yatra, Lord Jagannath and his siblings- Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra along with Chakraraj Sudarsan gave darshan to devotees in the mesmerizing ‘Hati Besha’ on the occasion of auspicious Snana Purnima on Friday. It was a grand spectacle for devotees as it is one of the beautiful and the […]
Puri: Probably for the first time in the history of Puri Srimandir, the Snana Purnima festival of Lord Jagannath, his sibling deities and Chakraraj Sudarshan has begun this year without the usual fanfare and footfall of lakhs of devotees in the ancient town due to nationwide lockdown in wake of Covid-19 pandemic. Snana Purnima which […]
Puri: After issuing strict no-movement orders for public in and around area of Puri Srimandir during Snana Purnima ritual of Lord Jagannath, the State police on Thursday informed that a huge blanket of security will cover the pilgrim town during the festival commencing late tonight. Addressing a presser, Central Range DIG, Asish Singh informed that […]
Puri: In order to prevent movement of public during Snana Yatra, section 144 will be imposed in the pilgrimage city from June 4 till June 6. Puri collector Balwant Singh today informed that the restriction will be clamped from June 4 (10 pm) to the morning of June 6 to contain the spread of COVID-19 […]
Puri: Ahead of the Snana Yatra rituals of Lord Jagannath and his siblings, a team of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) led by (Odisha circle) superintendent Arun Kumar Mallick visited Puri Srimandir and inspected the Snana Mandap (bathing altar) of the deities. Mallick accompanied by other official of the ASI examined the condition of the […]
Puri: This year, devotees of Lord Jagannath and His Siblings will have to manage with watching the grand spectacle of the annual sojourn (post government approval) only on TV and social media. Following the Srimandir Managing Committee meeting today, Puri Gajapati Dibyasingha Deb said that Deba Snana Purnima will be conducted as per the rituals […]
Bhubaneswar: In view of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown restrictions, Shree Jagannath Temple Office on Friday proposed Odisha government’s I&PR department to make necessary arrangements for the Live Telecast and webcast of the upcoming Snana Yatra, the bathing ritual of the Holy Trinity of the Puri Jagannath temple. As the Snana Yatra is one of […]
Puri: We have tremendous faith on Lord Jagannath that Rath Yatra will be organised, said Badagrahi on Lord Balabhadra, Haldar Das Mohapatra on Thursday. According to Haldar Das Mohapatra, the Holy Trinity will be seated atop their respective chariots which clearly imply that Rath Yatra will be organised as per tradition. COVID-19 social distancing norms […]
Puri: The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration ( SJTA ) on Wednesday announced the finalised timings of the rituals to be performed during the Snana Yatra -the ceremonial bathing of the holy Trinity before Rath Yatra. The Snana Purnima of Lord Jagannath, Devi Subhadra and Lord Balabhadra will be held on June 5. After a meeting […]
Puri: It is matter of faith and devotion that bind devotees to the Lord and the decision to conduct Rath Yatra amid COVID19 outbreak purely depends on the State government, said Puri Gajapati Maharaj Dibyasingh Deb after Puri Srimandir’s Managing Committee meeting today. The Puri king further stated that it is the responsibility of both […]
Puri: Marking the beginning of the annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra, the Snana Purnima rituals began at Puri Srimandir today amid tight security. Puri Gajapati Dibya Singha Deb performed Chhera Pahanra on Snana Mandap after the Chaturdha Murti were given ceremonial bath. Puri Gajapati Dibya Singha Deb on Snana […]
After reaching Srimandir, the three chariots have been parked outside Singhadwara for rituals over next three days. Homecoming for Holy Trinity: Chariot pulling comes to an end. Lord Jagannath on his Nandighosa chariot reaches Singhadwara; joins elder brother Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra. Homecoming for Holy Trinity: Lord Jagannath on his Nandighosa chariot reaches Singhadwara; joins […]
Amid the look of a sea of devotees in Puri Srimandir, the divine bath of Lord Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra and Lord Jagannath concludes on the Snana Mandap in Srimandir. The occasion – Snana Purnima – marks the beginning of the annual sojourn of the deities to the Mausima Temple.
Puri: Amid the look of a sea of devotees in Puri Srimandir, Snana Yatra, the divine bath of Lord Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra and Lord Jagannath on the Snana Mandap concluded after the deities were taken inside the temple in Pahandi following the Gajanana Besha rituals here today. Early in the morning, the temple servitors escorted […]
Puri: Darshan for devotees will be restricted for few hours at the Puri Srimandir today in view of secret ritual of ‘Senapatta’ ahead of the holy Snana Yatra of Lord Jagannath and his sibling deities tomorrow. As per sources, the Daitapatis who took charge of the deities from regular priests will adorn ‘Senapatta’ a body […]
Puri: With the annual Puri Rath Yatra less than a month away, Odisha Police has begun its preliminary preparations of augmenting resources before coming out with a comprehensive security action plan for the mega event. DGP RP Sharma today reviewed the preparations and security arrangements that need to be finalized for the entire Rath Yatra […]
By Sib Kumar Das There is no respite from summer heat. Monsoons are round the corner. Mahaprabhu Sri Jagannath has also ventured out to Snanavedi. ‘Snana Yatra’, the bathing festival of the Lord is observed every year in Sri Mandir on the day of Purnima of Hindu month of Jyestha. There is a huge difference […]
Puri: Lakhs of devotees thronged the Grand Road of the city to witness the rituals of the Snana Purnima today. The Trinity have been seated on the bathing altar or Snana Bedi and servitors are getting them ready for the divine bath. Servitors are getting the deities Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath and Goddess Subhadra ready […]
Puri: Attributing it as a punishable offence, the Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) today clarified that no one will be permitted to touch the deities during the Snana Yatra ritual of the holy trinity. While citing that everyone can have darshan of the deities, the SJTA chief administrator Pradeep Jena said no one will be […]
Puri: The family members of servitors and devotees will not be allowed the privilege to climb above the sacred bathing altar during the Snana Purnima ritual, Shree Jagannath Temple Managing Committee ruled on Tuesday after elaborate discussions in this connection. While, Puri seer Shankaracharya will be allowed to have darshan of deities and perform his rituals atop the Mandap during […]
Puri: The schedule for the Snana Yatra rituals of Lord Jagannath was approved in a meeting of the Chhatisa Nijog today. Earlier during the day, the temple sub-committee on rituals had prepared a final schedule of the Snana Yatra of the Trinity. The final schedule was then presented at the meeting of the Chhatisa Nijog, […]
Puri: The much-awaited Snana Yatra of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra began in the pilgrim city here this morning. Reports said the entire Bada Danda (Grand Road) is teeming with devotees waiting for the darshan of the Lords at the Snana Mandap (bathing altar). The rituals of the Lords began in the wee […]
Expecting congregation of more than a lakh visitors to the pilgrim town on the occasion of Snana Purnima tomorrow, the Puri district administration and police have deployed 53 platoons of force in the area
With a few hours left for the much-awaited Snana Yatra of the Lords, the district administration has made elaborate arrangements for smooth conduct of the festival
The Daitapati Nijog of Shri Jagannath temple today made it clear that there would be no change in rules on the darshan of the Lords at the Snana Mandap (bathing altar) during Snana Yatra scheduled on June 20