Puri Jagannath temple

40 chulhas in grand kitchen of Srimandir found vandalised

Narayan demanded a thorough probe into the incident and culprits arrested at the earliest.  

published on : 4th April 2022

Srimandir to open doors for devotees on February 1

Sri Jagannath temple will remain open for devotees from 5.30 am till 9 pm except for Sunday.

published on : 29th January 2022

Restriction on cremation at Swargadwar lifted

Only 10 persons would be allowed to accompany a body to Swargadwar and they have to strictly adhere to Covid guidelines while performing last rites.

published on : 28th January 2022

Deba Dipabali concludes, 1 lakh diyas lit outside Puri's Srimandir 

Servitors performed special bhog prescribed for these occasions and deities were dressed in all white ‘Shraadha’ Besha with Tadagi, Haridamali, Sun, Moon and other jewelleries.

published on : 6th December 2021

8 lakh devotees visited Puri Srimandir in November

People mostly from outside Puri visited the 12th-century shrine despite restrictions for visitors in the holy month of Kartika due to Covid concerns.

published on : 1st December 2021

Priest molests girl on Puri Jagannath Temple premises, arrested

The incident took place when the girl hailing from Hyderabad was offering prayers at a smaller temple on the premises of the 12th-century shrine.

published on : 10th October 2021

Puri's Jagannath temple reopens, public to get entry from August 23

In the first phase, only family members of the servitors are being allowed to enter the temple, an official said.

published on : 12th August 2021

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