PMO tracks cracks in Jagannath temple – The Economic Times

PMO tracks cracks in Jagannath temple – The Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Cracks that have developed in the sanctum sanctorum of the Jagannath temple at Puri in Odisha have caught the attention of the Prime Minister’s Office.The Puri shrine is one of the four most sacred Hindu shrines. Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik had written...
Lord Jagannaths Ratha Yatra: Where king turns sweeper : PTI

Lord Jagannaths Ratha Yatra: Where king turns sweeper : PTI

Puri, Jul 6 (PTI) The Gajapati king of Puri Divya Singha Deva today performed “Chhera Pahanra”, a ritual of sweeping the chariots before they were pulled by scores of devotees of Lord Jagannath. The ritual has a clear social message that all are equal...
Lord Jagannath’s rath yatra commences

Lord Jagannath’s rath yatra commences

The 139th rath yatra of Lord Jagannath today commenced on it’s 15 km journey in the walled city here amid tight security arrangements even as lakhs of devotees queued up to have a glimpse of the deity.The chariots of the Lord Jagannath, his brother Balbhadra and...
10 Lakh People Expected At Puri For Rath Yatra Festival

10 Lakh People Expected At Puri For Rath Yatra Festival

Puri:  The annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath and his siblings starts in Puri in Odisha on Wednesday with authorities expecting about 10 lakh people to take part in the nine-day chariot festival.Security has been strengthened across Puri town for the Rath...