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 […]

Shri Jaganath Temple, Thyagraj Nagar, Delhi

Shri Jagannath is regarded as the Supreme Being and the Sovereign Monarch of the Odishan empire. The entire ritual pattern of Shri Jagannath has been conceived keeping such twin aspects in view. The ritual system of the temple is very elaborate and complex involving a multitude of functionaries above one thousand spread over one hundred […]