Puri Jagannath temple

Puri's Jagannath temple to be freed of encroachment

All structures within 75 metre of Jagannath Temple in Puri will be cleared for ensuring its safety and security and convenience of the pilgrims.

published on : 17th August 2019

Betel leaves, gutkha, tobacco to be banned inside Jagannath temple

From coming Thursday you will be barred from entering Shree Jagannath temple in Puri and also have to shell out Rs 500 as penalty if found with betel leaves, gutkha or tobacco inside the shrine.

published on : 30th July 2019

‘Report on Ratna Bhandar missing keys under study’, says Odisha government

On June 4, 2018, the state government had announced setting up of a Judicial Commission to probe the missing keys of Ratna Bhandar. 

published on : 16th July 2019

Daita servitors to perform rituals in Puri's Jagannath temple ahead of snan purnima

Snan Purnima is a major ritual before the annual Rath Yatra, scheduled to begin on July 4. After 108-pitcher aromatic water bath, the deities would recline to ‘Anasar ghar’ (sick room).

published on : 16th June 2019

Nilachakra of Odisha's Puri temple safe: ASI

The Shree Jagannath temple body also approved the Rath Yatra schedule from Snan Purnima till Niladri Bije (return of the Holy Trinity to their original seat and end of the festival).

published on : 12th June 2019

Inspectors to wear only 'gamcha' when entering Puri Jagannath Temple's Ratna Bhandar

Precious jewellery and ornaments of the deities are kept in Ratna Bhandar, which was last inspected in 1984 when only three of its seven chambers were opened.

published on : 29th March 2018

Puri Jagannath temple Ratna Bhandar to be opened after 34 years

Precious jewellery and ornaments of the deities are kept in the Ratna Bhandar which was last inspected in 1984 and only three of its seven chambers had been opened then.

published on : 28th March 2018