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Tag: Srimandir

When Divine Calls Devotee: Elderly Rajasthan Man Adopts Unique Way For Rendezvous With Lord Jagannat
When Divine Calls Devotee: Elderly Rajasthan Man Adopts Unique Way For Rendezvous With Lord Jagannath

Throughout this 9 month journey, Mina has been walking barefoot while paying obeisance to the Lord by often lying flat on the ground. Moreover, he has set out on this difficult journey aiming at the welfare of the entire world, and not to fulfil any self desire. 

Protest To Reopen Puri Srimandir
Demand To Reopen Srimandir Echoes In Puri, Jagannath Sena Takes Lead

As the closure of Srimandir in Puri entered its 13th day on Saturday, demands to reopen the temple grew from all sections, including devotees, locals and street vendors.

'Non-Submission' Of UCs Worth Rs 142 Crore Puts Srimandir Admin In Tight Spot 
'Non-Submission' Of UCs Worth Rs 142 Crore Puts Srimandir Admin In Tight Spot 

At a time when the issue pertaining to missing keys of Ratna Bhandara continues to haunt the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), it seems to have attracted a fresh trouble over huge pendency of utilisation certificates (UCs). 

Staunch Lord Jagannath Devotee CDS Bipin Rawat's 'Last Wish' Remained Unfulfilled
Staunch Lord Jagannath Devotee CDS Bipin Rawat's 'Last Wish' Remained Unfulfilled

Panda went on to say that Gen Rawat had a unique personality and stature which was more than impressive. "I am out of words describing him," he said.

Sky near Puri Jagannath temple after Jawad cyclone
Lo & Behold! The Skies Turn Crimson Gold In Puri

Generous - remaining true to its name, 'Jawad' not just spared Odisha but also left behind a magnificent makeover of the skies over Puri, the holy land of Lord Jagannath. After the cyclonic system crossed Puri coast as a depression Sunday evening, the skies were lit up in gold and crimson.

Srimandir Heritage Corridor Silanyas On Nov 24, Maha Yajna Will Begin On Nov 22
Srimandir Heritage Corridor Silanyas On Nov 24, Maha Yajna Will Begin On Nov 22

Puri district Collector Samarth Verma said all the rituals have been finalised as per the traditions by the pandits, under the personal guidance of Gajapati Maharaj Dibyasingha Deb. The district as well as the temple administration have extended all their cooperation, he added.

Lord Patitapabana's Suna Besha
Devotees Devoid Of Holy Trinity’s Suna Besha On This Kartik Purnima Too

Jagannath devotees were left dejected for the second time in two years after they were refused to witness the beloved Holy Trinity’s Suna Besha on Ratna Sighasana on Kartika Purnima, on Friday.

Puri Srimandir Receives Record Rs 28 Lakh In Cash As Secret Donations
Puri Srimandir Receives Record Rs 28 Lakh In Cash As Secret Donations

As more devotees are visiting the temple from across the country, the 'Hundi' of Lord Jagannath has recorded a remarkable growth rate, he pointed out.

Whole World Knows Puri As Jagannath Dham, No Need To Change Name: Shankaracharya
Whole World Knows Puri As Jagannath Dham, No Need To Change Name: Shankaracharya

“We do not use the word ‘Puri’ after Ayodhya, Mathura, Ujjain, Haridwar, Kashi, Kanchi and Dwarka though these are also the seven ‘Puris’. Jagannath Puri is the eighth ‘Puri’. Moreover, ‘Puri’ signifies only ‘Jagannath Puri’,” said the Shankaracharya.

Puri, Kshetra Of Lord Jagannath, May Get A New Name
Puri, Kshetra Of Lord Jagannath, May Get A New Name

“We have given our suggestions and names for Puri and Gajapati Maharaj has welcomed the decision. They will inform Odisha Revenue Department and legal process will be followed accordingly,” said Ashok Mohapatra, SJTA Member. 

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Odisha Government Bans This Diwali Ritual At Puri Srimandir Amid COVID

The Puri district administration on Monday (Nov 1), banned devotees from lighting the ‘Kaunriya Kathi’ around Jagannath Temple during Diwali, this year.

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Silver Plating Of Srimandir Doors: 5 Quintals Of Silver To Be Shifted To District Treasury

Raw silver weighing 500 kilograms brought for silver plating of the Kalahat Doors of Srimandir will be shifted to the district treasury, informed the Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Monday.

Tarang’s Much Awaited Mega Series Srimandir Set To Enthral Audience

Tarang Cine Productions magnum opus Srimandir is all set to enthrall the audience on all weekdays at 9:30pm.

Puri Srimandir
Puri Srimandir Reopens For All With Strict Adherence To Covid-19 Guidelines

The Lord Jagannath Temple reopened today (Aug 23) for all devotees including people from outside Puri after a gap of 4 months.

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Puri To Get Vande Bharat Express: Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

Vande Bharat Express will soon connect the pilgrim town Puri in Odisha. This information was share by Union Railways Minister, Ashwini Vaishnaw on Thursday (Aug 19).

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Puri Srimandir Reopening: SOP Released For Darshan By Devotees

Amid the gradual reopening of various temples and places of worship in the state, the Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) and the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) have come up with a standard operating procedure for darshan at Puri Srimandir.

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Samaleswari Temple
Temples, Religious Places In Puri, Sambalpur Reopen Today, No Decision On Srimandir Yet

After remaining out of bounds for over three months, temples and religious places in Puri and Sambapur districts reopened today for devotees amid strict adherence to Covid safety protocols

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.

Yogic Mysteries Of Srimandir

Srimandir and its periphery can be explained according to a yogic interpretation

Ratha Jatra 2021
Ratha Jatra 2021: Laser Scanning Not Permitted In Puri Jagannath Temple Garbhagriha, Says SJTA To ASI

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has been denied permission for conduct of laser scanning of the Garbhagriha (sanctum sanctorum) in Puri Srimandir.

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Rath Yatra Eve
Rath Yatra: Chariots Reach Singhadwara Following Agyan Mala Bije Ritual

The Chariots of the Holy Trinity reached Singhadwara before the Holy Trinity embark on their 9-day sojourn (Rath Yatra) on Monday.

The Lord Has Recovered From Illness, Ready For Rath Yatra

Following their stay in Anasara Ghara & treatment by a host of potions, Lord Jagannath & his siblings have recovered from fever

COVID-19 Variant Scare: 5 Countries Ban Flights From S. Africa
Puri Airport To Be Operational By 2022-23: Odisha Minister

The proposal of a futuristic airport in the pilgrim town of Puri was envisioned in January 2021, when Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik wrote to Prime Miniter Narendra Modi proposing the same. 

3D Laser Scanning Of ‘Ratna Singhasan’ At Srimandir To Check Structural Damage

ASI will conduct the laser scanning of the ‘Ratna Singhasan’ at Srimandir in Puri during the time of Rath Yatra to check structural damages

Alarnath Darshan
No Anabasar Darshan At Alaranath Shrine This Year Too

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.

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Puri Jagannath Temple Administration Working On Mahaprabhu's Blessings!

To understand the present-day situation of the Puri Jagannath temple administration, one needs to understand how it was originally designed. The recorded history of Srimandir is a long and interesting one.

Lord Jagannath's marriage in Puri Srimandir
Lord Jagannath's Marriage

Rukmini Harana Ekadashi falls on June 21st this year. On this holy day - Lord Jagannath, an aspect of Lord Vishnu, marries Rukmini, an aspect of Devi Lakshmi.

Puri Jagannath Temple Office Urges Odisha Govt To Declare Its Employees Covid Warriors

The Chief Administrator of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) Krishan Kumar has requested the Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) of Odisha Health Department to take necessary steps to declare its employees as Covid warriors

Miscreants Loot Donation Box Of Temple In Vicinity Of Puri Srimandir

Unidentified miscreants allegedly looted the donation box (Hundi) of Biswashanti Akhanda Harinama Sankirtan temple located at the west gate of Sri Jagannath temple in Puri on Thursday morning, highlighting serious breach in the high security area.

No Decision On Debasnana Purnima Of Lord Jagannath Yet: Puri Collector

The Snana Yatra rituals and Rath Yatra of the Holy Trinity were performed sans devotees last year in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Puri Jagannath Temple
Photo Of Puri Srimandir Sanctum Santorum Goes Viral

all claims of tight frisking at the Sri Jagannath temple in Puri fell flat again  after some alleged  photographs of the holy shrine’s sanctum santorum went viral on social media platform once again.

Rath Yatra 2021: 10 More Carpenters Test Covid Positive, Bio-bubble Around Construction Site
Rath Yatra 2021: 10 More Carpenters Test Covid Positive, Bio-bubble Around Construction Site

Out of the 88 servitors engaged in the chariot construction work, 18 have been tested positive for novel coronavirus so far

Chandan Yatra
Chandan Yatra To Be Held Outside Srimandir Premises Under Covid19 Restrictions

Puri: In the latest development concerning Srimandir in Puri, the upcoming famous annual ‘Chandana Yatra’ of Lord Jagannath will be held outside the Srimandir premises this year amid strict Covid-19…

Rath Yatra 2021: Fourth Batch Of Timber Reaches Puri For Chariots Construction
Rath Yatra 2021: Fourth Batch Of Holy Timber Reaches Puri, Preparations On For Chandan Yatra

Puri: With the world-famous Rath Yatra round the corner, the fourth batch of timber reached the pilgrim town of Puri on Tuesday for chariot construction. According to sources, 45 ‘Asana’…

Puri Jagannath Temple Priests To Get Insurance Cover

Puri: The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has decided to provide health insurance cover to the all the priests performing various rituals at the 12th-century shrine throughout the year. SJTA…

Scuffle Between Jagannath Temple Police
Puri Srimandir Gets Maha Snana After Blood Spill Following Fight Between JTP Personnel, SJTA Orders Probe

Puri: The Niti Administrator of Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Sunday ordered a probe into the incident of scuffle between two personnel of Jagannath Temple Police (JTP) that saw…

Lord Jagannath Temple, Puri
Covid-19: No Darshan At Puri Srimandir Today As Temple To Undergo Sanitisation

Puri: The Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri will remain out of bounds for devotees today for undertaking disinfection process in the premises of the 12th century shrine. However, the daily…

Stuck In Barricade
Minor Girl's Head Gets Stuck In Puri Srimandir Barricade, Rescued #WATCH

Puri: A scene of utter dread and soothing relief unfolded on Bada Danda in front of Puri Lord Jagannath Temple after a four-year-old girl accidentally stuck her head in the iron barricade installed outside the shrine in the Pilgrim City on Saturday. However, she was rescued after hard-fought efforts from police, fire fighters. According to […]

Puri Srimandir To Remain Closed Once A Week For Sanitisation

Puri: In view of a surge in the Covid-19 cases, the Puri Srimandir will remain out of bounds for the devotees once in a week for sanitisation. “It was decided at the Chhattisha Nijog meeting yesterday that the temple would remain closed for devotees at least once a week for sanitisation work. We will issue […]

Odisha: NSG Makes Recce Of Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri

Puri: A team from the National Security Guard (NSG) on Wednesday carried out a reconnaissance of the Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri to take stock of the facilities and security build up at the world-famous shrine. The exercise is a part of the elite commando unit’s security inspection at major pilgrimages and other sensitive places […]