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...
Tourists from Japan join Rath Yatra Celebration

Tourists from Japan join Rath Yatra Celebration

Puri: In a departure from tradition, a group of tourists from Japan observed a community Rath Yatra. They carried Jagannath on their shoulders instead of pulling the chariot. The foreigners took part in the Rath Yatra, organized by India Japan Friendship Centre...
Miniature chariots for deities on Rath Yatra : The Statesman

Miniature chariots for deities on Rath Yatra : The Statesman

An artist in this Silk City in south Odisha made miniature chariots for Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra by using waste materials on the occasion of Ratha Yatra. While the height and width of Nandighosh, the chariot of Jagannath, are 13.5 and 9 inch...