Srimandir of Odisha's Jagannath temple opens for devotees on Kumar Purnima after a year's gap

As per tradition, the ritual of 'Kauri Khela' (dice game), a form of gambling between Lord Jagannath and his consort Mahalaxmi, was performed at the shrine.

published on : 21st October 2021

Durga Puja celebrations amid Covid protocol in Puri's Srimandir

Like previous year, the height of idols was reduced to four feet. Devotees were not allowed at puja pandals and priests performed rituals of the deities.

published on : 14th October 2021

Odisha's Jagannath Temple deposits 500 kg silver in treasury for temple door renovation

The precious metal is part of the 1,345 kg silver donated by a Mumbai-based devotee of Lord Jagannath to SJTA for cladding the temple doors.

published on : 6th October 2021

Puri's Srimandir closed for devotees on Janmashtami

Late in the night, birth of Lord Krishna and a complex set of rituals were observed by servitors in the shrine.

published on : 31st August 2021

Odisha's Srimandir open on August 12 for sevayat families

From August 16 to 20, residents of Puri town would be allowed to have darshan of the deities. 

published on : 12th August 2021

Bahuda Yatra: Trinity’s Srimandir return today

Dr Krishan Kumar said servitors would pull the chariots to Srimandir by following COVID guidelines and the SOP issued by the Odisha government.

published on : 20th July 2021

For now, no 3D laser scan in Srimandir Garbhagriha

SJTA seeks utmost confidentiality in sharing data and analysis

published on : 12th July 2021

ASI to undertake 3D scan of Srimandir 

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has decided to undertake 3D laser scanning of the Sri Jagannath temple at Puri during the Rath Yatra.

published on : 4th July 2021

‘Sick’ Trinity on fruit diet, devotees barred from Lord Alarnath darshan

The Trinity in Srimandir was provided fruits and Pana (energy drink) in the Anasar Ghara (sick room) on Friday.

published on : 26th June 2021

Shree Jagannath Temple: Srimandir’s doors closed for the faithful till May 15

The SJTA decided to close the Srimandir for public darshan till May 15 in face of a vicious surge of COVID in Odisha.

published on : 25th April 2021

Srimandir to be sanitised before Holi

In view of COVID-19 resurgence in the State, the SJTA has decided to observe Dolapurnima festival in strict adherence to all the safety norms.

published on : 24th March 2021

President Ram Nath Kovind sees father’s signature in Srimandir register

The Puri King presented the traditional ‘Khandua Pata’, a special silk cloth used for religious purposes, to the President.

published on : 23rd March 2021