Deva Snana Purnima & Gajanana(Hati) Besha of Lord Jagannath and Deities

During the bathing festival (Deva Snana Purnima) the Deities of the temple have a bath with 108 pots of cold water to fight the heat of summer. After this royal bath ceremony the three Deities are sick and they stay away from the public view for a period of 15 days. This period is known […]