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Puri Jagannath Temple: Unidentified Miscreants Vandalise 40 'Chulhas' Prepared For 'Mahaprasad'

Puri Jagannath Temple: Unidentified Miscreants Vandalise 40 'Chulhas' Prepared For 'Mahaprasad'

According to the officials, the 'chulhas' (ovens) are used for cooking the 'Mahaprasad', which is offered to the lord, in the 'Rosa Ghar', the world's largest kitchen. About 300 quintals of rice are cooked at the kitchen every day.

03 April 2022
President Kovind Pays Obeisance At Jagannath Temple

President Kovind Pays Obeisance At Jagannath Temple

They also visited the seats of Maa Bimala and Maa Laxmi in the premises of the temple.

20 February 2022

President Kovind Begins Two-Day Tour Of Odisha, To Visit Jagannath Temple

On the next day, he will visit Shree Chaitanya Goudiya Mutt in the morning, following which he will reach Saradhabali in front of Gundicha Temple to attend a...

Kovind To Undertake 2 Day Visit To Odisha From Feb 19

Kovind To Undertake 2 Day Visit To Odisha From Feb 19

The President is slated to arrive at the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar at 2.45 PM on February 19 and then proceed to Puri after 10 minutes,...

12 February 2022

Shree Jagannath Temple To Open From Feb 1

Earlier, Shree Jagannath Sena, a local outfit had staged a demonstration in front of the temple demanding the reopening of the shrine.

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11 August 2021
Planning To Visit Jagannath Temple? Here Are The SOP For Public

Planning To Visit Jagannath Temple? Here Are The SOP For Public

The darshan timings will be from 7 am to 7 pm on all days and the residents of Puri Municipality area will be allowed entry for darshan of the Lords from...


30 July 2021
Puri’s Drink From Tap Mission: Good Start But Experts Worried About Sustainability

Puri’s Drink From Tap Mission: Good Start But Experts Worried About Sustainability

The holy town of Puri has become the first city in the country to provide something that only major world cities like London and New York offer: clean drinking...


12 July 2021
ASI To Laser Scan Shree Jagannath Temple During Ratha Jatra

ASI To Laser Scan Shree Jagannath Temple During Ratha Jatra

The laser scanning will be completed when the deities are out of the temple for the nine-day Ratha Jatra.


12 July 2021
Jagannath Rath Yatra 2021 Begins: Devotees Devastated At Being Barred For Second Year Running

Jagannath Rath Yatra 2021 Begins: Devotees Devastated At Being Barred For Second Year Running

Jagannath Rath Yatra 2021: Had it not been for the restrictions imposed by the Covid pandemic, lakhs of devotees would have converged to the holy town of Puri...


12 July 2021
Rath Yatra 2021 Begins Today: No Devotees Allowed, Tight Security Arrangement in Place

Rath Yatra 2021 Begins Today: No Devotees Allowed, Tight Security Arrangement in Place

For the second consecutive year, the annual Rath Yatra will be held without the participation of devotees and only those servitors who test negative for...


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06 July 2021
No Rath Yatra Across Odisha, Only At Puri Jagannath Temple: SC

No Rath Yatra Across Odisha, Only At Puri Jagannath Temple: SC

The Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath in Puri is an annual ritual and this time, it is scheduled for July 12.


25 June 2021
Wrath Of The Pandemic

Wrath Of The Pandemic

The juggernaut is subdued, again. Puri will see only a scaled-down rath yatra, with complete Covid protocol. Devotees will be mostly watching on TV. Smaller...


07 May 2021
OMG! Locked In Again

OMG! Locked In Again

Two dozen priests test positive at Jagannath. And the portals close to the devotees. The idea is to ensure the rath yatra—the ‘juggernaut’—goes off...


10 January 2021
From Jan 21, Entry In Jagannath Temple Won't Require Negative Covid Report

From Jan 21, Entry In Jagannath Temple Won't Require Negative Covid Report

The Puri Collector said that special arrangements and a queue system will soon be introduced for elderly/senior citizens coming to the temple.


04 January 2021
Jagannath Temple In Puri Reopens After 9 Months

Jagannath Temple In Puri Reopens After 9 Months

The temple remained closed on January 1 and 2 and reopened for all devotees from across the country from Sunday.


01 January 2021
Naveen Patnaik Writes Letter To PM Modi, Requests For Airport In Puri To Promote Tourism

Naveen Patnaik Writes Letter To PM Modi, Requests For Airport In Puri To Promote Tourism

'The proposed airport will help bring Jagannath devotees from across the world,' Patnaik said in the letter.


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24 December 2020
Puri's Jagannath Temple Reopens; Covid Negative Report Mandatory For Entry

Puri's Jagannath Temple Reopens; Covid Negative Report Mandatory For Entry

Visitors from outside Puri, however, will have to produce Covid negative reports to enter the shrine.


18 October 2020
Deity, Donations And Divine Intervention

Deity, Donations And Divine Intervention

Pandemic disrupts the inner world of Jagannath Temple servitors.


11 September 2020
Jatra Into Music Album

Jatra Into Music Album

In these brilliant essays, the polysemic Jagannath cult is discussed threadbare: its great influence through the region and multilayered devotional praxis, its...


23 June 2020
Puri Jagannath Temple Servitor Tests Covid Positive As Rath Yatra Gets Underway

Puri Jagannath Temple Servitor Tests Covid Positive As Rath Yatra Gets Underway

Covid 19 tests of 1,143 servitors were undertaken as per the direction of Supreme Court ahead of the Rath Yatra. Except for one all were found negative.


22 June 2020
Jagannath Chariots Set To Roll In Puri Tomorrow After Supreme Court Ruling

Jagannath Chariots Set To Roll In Puri Tomorrow After Supreme Court Ruling

The Supreme Court said it can't "micro-manage" Lord Jagannath's Rath Yatra in Puri, and will leave it to the wisdom of state, Centre and temple management to...


22 June 2020
Odisha Govt Silent As Puri Seer Mounts Criticism For Complicity In Cancellation Of Rath Yatra

Odisha Govt Silent As Puri Seer Mounts Criticism For Complicity In Cancellation Of Rath Yatra

Earlier, the Gajapati king, who is the head of the Temple Management Committee, had written to Chief Minister urging him to file a modification petition in the...


20 June 2020
Stop, Juggernaut


07 March 2020
Odisha's Jagannath Temple's Money Stuck In Yes Bank, People Ask How It Landed There

Odisha's Jagannath Temple's Money Stuck In Yes Bank, People Ask How It Landed There

The money had been deposited in the shape of two term deposits which would mature on March 16 and 29


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