Tag: Subhadra

Surviving Separated Conjoined Twin From Odisha Blessed With Baby Sister

After losing Balia, one of the separated conjoined twins Jaga-Balia, the heartbroken family has been blessed with a baby girl. The family welcomed the arrival of a baby girl at 4 PM on August 7.

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  • Saturday, 14 August 2021
Holy Trinity to relish ‘Adhara Pana’ today

Puri: A day after the Suna Besha, Lord Jagannath and his siblings Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra will be offered a special drink called ‘Adhara Pana’ in a special ritual on Tuesday evening. The ‘pana’ is a rich drink prepared by the Mahasura servitors with milk, banana, cheese, aromatic spices and water. The water used […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Lakhs to get glimpse of Holy Trinity's Suna Besha today

Puri: Lakhs of devotees are expected to throng the pilgrim town to witness the Holy Trinity’s Suna Besha (also known as Raja Besha) today. During the Besha, Lord Jagannath and his siblings will be adorned with gold ornaments on their gigantic decorated chariots – Nandighosa, Taladhwaja and Debadalana. During the rituals of Suna Besha, deities […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
‘Banaka Lagi’ ritual of deities at Puri Srimandir today

Puri: The ‘Banaka lagi’ ritual of the Holy trinity will be conducted at the Puri Srimandir today by Datta Mohaptra servitors as the deities get glammed up for their ‘Nabajouban’ look tomorrow. This will be the first appearance of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra before the devotees after recuperating from their 15 days fever. Earlier, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Transcending all odds, many Subhadras tie thread of love

Bhubaneswar: A strong bond, they say, can never be broken with any impediments, whatsoever. It is clearly envisaged from the custom of Raksha Bandhan, where a simple thread promises to keep intact the sacred and strong relationship between a brother and a sister. The festival of Rakhi is celebrated across the country with fervour and […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Rath Yatra chariot designs to be computerized: SJTA

Puri: In a bid to ensure glitch-free construction of three chariots ahead of world famous Rath Yatra, the Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has decided to prepare a special computerised three dimensional blue print for chariot design. Ground work for three-dimensional chariot design preparations began with measurement of Devi Subhadra’s Darpadalana undertaken by a senior […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Bahuda Yatra: Chariots begin to roll from Gundicha to Srimandir

Puri: The Trinity are all set to return to their abode, the Srimandir, as chariots began to roll on Grand Road from Gundicha Temple on Bahuda Yatra today. The rituals, including Chhera Panhara, were completed one hour before scheduled time. Gajapati Dibyasingha Deb was brought in a palanquin to the chariots after the Pahandi rituals […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Bahuda Yatra: Pahandi rituals of Trinity completed

Puri: The Pahandi rituals of the Trinity have completed and the sibling deities are seated atop their respective chariots after coming out of the Gundicha temple in Dhadi Pahandi or line procession for the Bahuda Yatra today. Amid ‘Jai Jagannath’ and ‘Hari Bol’ chanting, Lord Sudarsan was first brought out and servitors soon carried Lord […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Rath Yatra: Trinity enters Gundicha Temple as Pahandi completed

Puri: Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath and Goddess Subhadra entered the Gundicha temple after the Pahandi rituals were completed at 8.50 pm today. Lord Sudarshan was carried into the temple after the three deities which marked the end of Pahandi.   After the evening ritual of ‘Sandhya dhoopa’, the deities were carried one after another to […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Rath Yatra: Foreigners held for entering Gundicha Temple

Puri: Two residents of Chile were detained by police for entering Gundicha Temple here on Tuesday. Even though non-Hindus are prohibited from entering the Gundicha Temple, servitors today spotted two foreigners roaming inside the temple. The servitors detained the duo and handed over to police. The police whisked them away to nearby police station for […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Rath Yatra 2017: Adapa Mandapa Bije of Trinity today

Puri: Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra will step on to the adapa mandapa inside the sanctum sanctorum of the Gundicha temple in Puri today. The Gundicha temple has been decked up for this nine-day fete. After the sandhya dhupa ritual, the deities will be taken inside the temple in a ceremonial procession. A similar pahandi […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Lakhs witness ‘Adharapana’ ritual of deities in Puri

Lakhs of devotees witnessed the ‘Adharapana’ ritual of Lord Jagannath and his siblings Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra in the pilgrim town today

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Lord Jagannath's bathing festival draws thousands of devotees

Puri: Thousands of devotees from different parts of the country today gathered here to catch a glimpse of Lord Jagannath’s ceremonial bathing rituals, held on an open pandal, within the premises of the 12th century temple. The festival, also known as Deva Snana Purnima, takes place on the full moon day in the month of […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Chaupata of Goddess Subhadra 'daru' in progress after axing

Jagatsinghpur: The Chaupata ritual for the ‘Daru’ or the holy Neem tree identified for the new idol of Goddess Subhadra at Adhanga village in Jagatsinghpur, is in progress after the axing of the tree. To witness the religious practice, thousands of devotees continue to throng the site. After the completion of the Chaupata ritual, the […]

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
Committee Formed To Ensure Smooth Conduct of Adhara Pana Ritual: SJTA

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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021