Jagannath temple

Jagannath Temple admin files FIR against Amazon for sale of Nirmalya Mahaprasad

The Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Thursday filed an FIR against Amazon India at Simhadwar police station for unauthorised sale of Nirmalya Mahaprasad on its shopping portal.

published on : 4th December 2020

Trinity dons Nagarjuna Besha

On Thursday, the district administration had clamped Section 144 around the temple and on Badadanda for the event. 

published on : 28th November 2020

Nagarjuna Besha minus devotees, no live telecast

Collector Balwant Singh said any person trying to enter the temple impersonating as a servitor during the conduct of the ritual would be prosecuted.

published on : 25th November 2020

Unlock 7.0: Jagannath temple in Odisha's Puri likely to open in mid-December

Chief administrator of the shrine Dr Krishan Kumar said that an annual budget of Rs 154 crore was passed by the temple body at a meeting chaired by Puri king Gajapati Dibyasingh Deb on Tuesday.

published on : 18th November 2020

Proposed Jagannath temple in London to get Neem wood from Bhubaneswar

Prof Sanjay Satpathy of Ravenshaw University has offered the wood of the auspicious Neem tree having the images of conch, wheel, mace and lotus.

published on : 18th November 2020

OBCC to carry out Srimandir repairs

A report detailing the works to be carried out would be submitted to the temple managing committee. After obtaining approval of the temple body, the work would begin, Das told mediapersons.

published on : 5th November 2020

Silver plating of Puri's Sri Jagannath temple to start in 10 days

Four-inch thick teak wood would be used for reconstruction of the door while silver plating design is to be finalised in the next meeting scheduled on November 9.

published on : 29th October 2020

Durga Puja in Srimandir enters final phase 

Usually every year, all the idols of Goshani and Chandi across the town converge in front of Simhadwar of Sri Jagannath temple for darshan of devotees. 

published on : 24th October 2020

Puri: Devotees donate gold worth Rs 2.5 crore for Trinity’s ornaments

The temple administration agreed to his proposal and sent the traditional designs of ornaments used by  the deities to him.

published on : 22nd October 2020

Sri Jagannath temple: Online darshan of Trinity plan meets stiff protest

The proposal of a Sri Jagannath temple managing committee to arrange online darshan of the Trinity for devotees was met with stiff opposition from the servitors on Friday.

published on : 17th October 2020

Senior citizens, academicians want Srimandir to be unlocked

The temple body would deliberate on the matter and submit its report to the State Government for final approval.

published on : 16th October 2020

Servitors firm on Sri Jagannath temple lock

Nijogs unanimous in opinion against reopening of the shrine anytime soon   

published on : 13th October 2020

SJTA chief holds Srimandir reopening talks

Servitors of Pratihari, Pujapanda, Suar Mahasuar and Khuntia nijogs participate in discussions

published on : 10th October 2020

Servitors divided over opening of Sri Jagannath Temple

A section of servitors against reopening of the shrine in view of surging cases in Puri and rising infection rate among the priests

published on : 9th October 2020

Srimandir stares at crisis as COVID-19 takes servitors, priests in grip

Servitors complain that these facilities lack competent doctors and other emergency equipment like ICU and ventilators. 

published on : 30th September 2020
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