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Tag: Srimandir

SJTA
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

Loot
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.

Srimandir-Reopening
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’…

Srimandir
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 […]

Srimandir
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 […]

NSG
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 […]

Dharmendra-Pradhan
Lead Fundraising Drive For Puri Srimandir Development, Dharmendra Urges Gajapati

Bhubaneswar: In the lines of mass fund collection drive (Nidhi Samarpan Abhiyan) for Ram Temple In Ayodhya, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged Puri King to launch and lead a similar kind of drive for the development of Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri. In a letter to Gajapati Dibya Singha Deb, Pradhan urged that […]

Srimandir
Puri Jagannath Temple Administration Waives Entry Fee For These Heritage Places

Puri: In a bid to provide free darshan and services to the devotees at Puri Srimandir, the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has cancelled the auction process (Mahala Nilam) of various heritage points associated with the 12th-century shrine for 2021-22 financial year. The decision regarding the development was taken at the SJTA management committee meeting […]

Padmamukha Besha
Odisha: Devotees Likely To Miss Lord Jagannath’s Padma Mukha Besha

Puri: Devotees may not be allowed to pay obeisance to the Holy Trinity at Shree Jagannath Temple in the Piligrim city during ‘Padma Mukha Besha’ of the deities on Sunday due to the prevailing Covid-19 situation. The Padma Mukha Besha of Lord Jagannath and his siblings falls between the new moon day of Magha and […]

Srimandir Puri
No Nagarjuna Besha In 2021, Says Srimandir Mukti Mandap Council

Puri: Nagarjuna Besha of Lord Jagannath and siblings will not be held in 2021 as stated earlier by the almanac writers of Srimandir in December 2020. The announcement was made by the Administrator (Rituals) of Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), Jitendra Sahu on Tuesday. Addressing a presser, Sahu said, “It is a standard practice in […]

Srimandir
Servitors Unhappy As Water Leaks Again In Srimandir Outer Ratna Bhandar

Puri: A section of servitors at the Shree Jagannath Temple here on Sunday expressed unhappiness alleging that a wall of the outer chamber of the Lords’ treasure house (Bahara Ratna Bhandar) is once again leaking water sans repair. Raising serious concern regarding the safety of the chamber, sevayat Narayan Mekap said, “We have already made […]

Srimandir
Rajarajeshwar Besa Of Lord Jagannath Delayed, Devotees Left Dejected

Puri: The much awaited Rajarajeswara Besha rituals of Lord Jagannath at the Srimandir in Puri began on Thursday after a delay of around five hours due to a reported dispute among servitors. As per reports, the devotees were devoid of availing the Mahaprasad on the auspicious day of ‘Pausha Purnima’ because some servitors could not […]

Srimandir
Odisha: Lord Jagannath To Don 'Rajarajeswara Besha' In Puri Srimandir Today

Puri: Lord Jagannath and his siblings will be adorned with the spectacular ‘Rajarajeswara Besha’ also known as ‘Suna Besha’ at Srimandir here on the auspicious occasion of ‘Pausha Purnima’ on Thursday. As per the rituals, the holy Trinity will be decked up in golden attire after the ‘Chandana Lagi’ ritual. In the morning, Mangala Alati, […]

Srimandir
Puri Srimandir To Open For Public From Tomorrow Sans Covid Test Report, Security Tightened

Puri: Srimandir will be accessible to all the devotees from Thursday as the district administration has decided to withdraw the mandatory production of Covid-19 negative certificate as a precondition for entry into the 12th century shrine. According to sources, special arrangements have been made to facilitate darshan for 30,000 devotees every day. Devotees of Puri […]

Puri Srimandir Out Of Bounds For Most Devotees: Covid Test Cost Goes High, Footfall Goes Down
Covid-19 Negative Report Not Mandatory For Darshan At Puri Jagannath Temple From Jan 21

Puri: The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Sunday relaxed restrictions which were earlier imposed on the darshan of the Holy Trinity by general public. After a high-level meeting held on Sunday, SJTA chief administrator Krishan Kumar said, “Devotees will no longer have to submit COVID-19 negative report while coming to Puri Srimandir for darshan […]

Srimandir reopens for all
Puri Srimandir Reopens For Public With Covid-19 Protocols

Puri: The Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) opened its doors to the public for darshan of Mahaprabhu Jagannath and His siblings from today after an interregnum of almost nine months’ due to covid19 restrictions. Emotion ran high as devotees from across the country were allowed entry into the 12th-century shrine to pay darshan of the […]

Restaurant Serving 'Abadha' On Dining Table Invites Wrath Of Lord Jagannath Devotees
Odisha: Restaurant Serving 'Abadha' On Dining Table Invites Wrath Of Lord Jagannath Devotees

Sambalpur: A restaurant in Sambalpur reportedly serving ‘Abadha’ is alleged to have hurt the sentiment of the devotees of Lord Jagannath in and outside Odisha. A video which went viral on various social media platforms on Tuesday purportedly shows anna (rice), dalma, sabji and kheer being served to customers at the restaurant, named ‘Odia Abadha’. […]

Jagannath-Sena
Lord Jagannath's Land Has Been Stolen By Odisha Govt: Jagannath Sena

Puri: Priyadarshan Patnaik, the convenor of a Puri based outfit, Jagannath Sena on Sunday alleged that Odisha government has stolen the properties of Lord Jagannath by clandestinely transferring it to its ownership. Patnaik lambasted Odisha government while addressing a press conference here in the pilgrim town on Sunday. “Everybody should know about the huge scam […]

Suna Besha Ritual Delay On Pausha Purnima: Servitors Blame Administration  
Puri Jagannath Temple To Open Ahead Of New Year; Here Are Special Instructions For Devotees

Bhubaneswar: The decision of the administration to recommend Odisha government for reopening of Puri Jagannath temple ahead of New Year has been welcomed by devotees from across the State and outside. The excitement among the devotees has reached its zenith as they have been deprived of the darshan of the Lord Jagannath and his siblings […]

Puriu
SJTA Convenes Crucial Meeting Over Reopening Puri Srimandir

Puri: The Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) here has convened an all-important meeting with the Chhatisa Nijog on Saturday (December 12) to chalk out plans for reopening of the 12th-century shrine. As per sources, the administration has written to all the servitors’ body including servitors of Suar Mahasuar Nijog, Pujapanda, Pratiharis, and Khuntia Nijogs to […]

Nagarjuna
Nagarjuna Besha: Lord Jagannath Dons Century’s First Naga Warrior Attire

Puri: In a once in human-generation spectacle, Friday morning Lord Jagannath and sibling deity Lord Balabhadra were adorned with the Nagarjuna Besha attire, which is a military general form, after a hiatus of 26 years. This time, however, rituals were performed only in presence of servitors and temple officials due to Covid-induced restrictions. Such rare […]

Puri Srimandir Out Of Bounds For Most Devotees: Covid Test Cost Goes High, Footfall Goes Down
Nagarjuna Besha Of Lord Jagannath: Section-144 In Puri From Tonight

Puri: The district administration of Puri will impose Section-144 in several parts of the city for the Nagarjuna Besha of the Lord Jagannath in Srimandir scheduled to commence from 2 am on Friday. The prohibitory order will continue to remain in force till Besha Olagi, the completion of the rituals. As per statement issued by […]

Puri Srimandir's Faulty Pic On IRCTC Programme Sparks Dissent
Puri Srimandir's Faulty Pic On IRCTC Programme Sparks Dissent

Puri: Alleged use of a wrong image of Puri Lord Jagannath Temple in a programme of the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has triggered a controversy in Odisha. A police complaint in this regard has been registered at the Singhadwara police station here. Servitor from Chhamu Khuntia nijoga, Sambhunath Khuntia has filed the […]

Puri Srimandir Out Of Bounds For Most Devotees: Covid Test Cost Goes High, Footfall Goes Down
Odisha: Puja Panda Nijoga Bats For Nagarjuna Besha Of Lord Patitapabana

Bhubaneswar: The Puja Panda Nijoga of Puri Srimandir has extended support towards adorning Lord Patitapabana with the much-awaited Nagarjuna Besha on November 27 in view of the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic. However, the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) is still indecisive on moving ahead in decorating the Lord Jagannath’s representative deity with the rare attire. This […]

Silver Cladding Of Srimandir Doors: Team Visits Raghurajpur To Collect Design
Silver Cladding Of Srimandir Doors: Team Visits Raghurajpur To Collect Design

Puri: The members of the sub-committee, formed to finalise the designs for the silver plating of the inner eight gigantic wooden doors of Lord Jagannath Temple, on Tuesday visited Raghurajpur village in Puri to collect the samples of the artwork to be used on the gates. The 10-member team along with members of the Shree […]

Puri
Puri Srimandir: Special Arrangement For Patitapabana Darshan

Puri: Devotees can now get a close view of Lord Patitapabana as the Srimandir and the district administration have moved the barricade 20 feet further towards the Singhadwar. The special arrangement will help devotees get a close glimpse of the Lord during the month of Kartik. One can now enter through the barricade at Srimandir […]

Complaint Lodged Over Breach of Tradition in Srimandir Mahaprasad Distribution
Complaint Lodged Over Breach Of Tradition In Srimandir Mahaprasad Distribution

Puri: A day after allegations of mismanagement in maintaining the tradition during Mahaprasad distribution surfaced, a complaint in this regard was lodged at Singhadwara police station here. According to sources, members of Sri Jagannath Bhakta Parishad have lodged a police complaint alleging breach of age-old tradition in distributing the Mahaprasad. Though two special counters have […]

Puri: Lord Jagannath, Siblings Likely To Don Nagarjuna Besha In 2021 Again
Lord Jagannath Likely To Don Nagarjuna Besha In 2021 Again

Puri: Covid shadow might have snatched the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for devotees to witness the rare Nagarjuna Besha of the Lord Jagannath scheduled to be held later this month in Puri, but in a good news for the followers of the Mahaprabhu across the world, the Holy Trinity is likely to don the special avatar once […]

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Devotees Allege Breach of Tradition in Srimandir Mahaprasad Distribution

Puri: Days after the Puri district administration announced that Mahaprasad will be made available for devotees during the month of Kartik, allegations of mismanagement in maintaining the tradition during its distribution surfaced on Monday. Though two special counters have been set up for Mahaprasad distribution following a meeting between the Suar-Mahasuar Nijog and the Sri […]

Decision To Don Lord Patitapabana In Nagarjuna Besha Sparks Row
Decision To Don Lord Patitapabana In Nagarjuna Besha Sparks Row

Puri: The decision of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) to don Lord Patitapabana in Nagarjuna Besha has sparked controversy as Singhari servitors have opposed the move and termed it against the rituals. Commenting on the development, Ganeswara Singhari, a servitor said, “Lord Patitapabana never dons Nagarjuna Besha. He only dons ‘Hati Besha’ and ‘Padma Besha’. […]

Habishyali
Srimandir: Special Mahaprasad Counters For Habishyalis In Kartik Month

Puri: The Jagannath Temple at Puri (Srimandir) will be setting up two special counters to avail Mahaprasad to Habishyalis and devotees during the month of Kartik. A decision in this regard was taken in a meeting between the Suar-Mahasuar Nijog and the Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Friday. As per reports, there will be […]

Pandemic Dampens Sprits Of Habishyalis As Holy Kartika Month Begins Tomorrow
Covid-19 Pandemic Dampens Sprits Of Habishyalis As Holy Kartika Month Begins Tomorrow

Puri: With the Lord Jagannath Temple in the pilgrim town closed for devotees and no special arrangements in place Puri this year to observe the holy Kartika month beginning tomorrow, the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions have played as a dampener for Habishyalis. Every year Habishyalis throng the pilgrim town in lakhs of numbers to observe one-month-long […]

Gold-ornaments
New Set Of Gold Ornaments For Puri Srimandir Deities

Puri: The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration has decided to get a new set of jewellery for Lord Jagannath and his siblings Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra. The SJTA Chief Administrator Kishan Kumar held a meeting in the regard on Wednesday. Sevayat members of managing committee of SJTA, Pattjoshi Mahapatra, representative of Deula Karan, Tadhau Karan […]

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