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Jul 03, 2017
Security high in Puri as lakhs witness Lord Jagannath's return journeyLakhs of devotees from across the country and abroad witnessed Lord Jagannath's 'Bahuda Yatra' - the return car festival which was held amid tight security.
Jun 25, 2017
Rath Yatra 2017: Amid sounds of conch shell, Lord Jagannath's procession descends on PuriBefore the presiding deities - Lord Jagannath, his elder brother Lord Balabhadra and their sister Devi Subhadra - set out from the sanctum sanctorum of the temple
Sep 30, 2015
Rasagola wars: Bengal submits application for GI tag to beat OdishaWest Bengal has submitted the application for a (Geographical Indication) GI tag for the rosogolla to stake claim on the sugary delicacy and beat Odisha,
Jul 17, 2015
With Patnaik giving up, only Lord Jagannath can save the massive Nabakalebara Rath YatraWith less than 24 hours left for the millennium’s first Nabakalebara Rath Yatra, the Naveen Patnaik government appears to have thrown up its hands – as much in despair as in supplication to Lord Jagannath – hoping against hope that this mega religious festival that is taking place in Odisha’s holy town of Puri after 19 years passes off without a hitch.
Jun 29, 2015
Scandalous lapse in Lord Jagannath’s rituals: Why this will be too hot for Naveen Patnaik to handleIn his 15 uninterrupted years in power, Naveen has hit every challenge thrown at him for a six. But he may find this one too hot to handle. Because Odias would tolerate anything, but not anything that even remotely hurts their sentiments for Lord Jagannath.
Mar 26, 2015
Rejoice, or mourn? Sashimani Devi's death brings end to devdasi tradition in Puri templeThe death of Sashimani Devi, the last in a long line of devadasis at the Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri, marks the end of an era. Since Sashimani chose not to groom anybody as a future devadasi in her lifetime, as required under the temple rules, an 800-year-old tradition has now well and truly come to an end.
Mar 20, 2015
Last devdasi of Puri's Jagannath temple dies aged 92The last living Mahari — human consort — of the Jagannath Temple in Puri, Sashimani Devi, passed away on Thursday bringing an end to the 800-year-old tradition.
Jun 30, 2014
Puri Ratha Yatra witnesses massive turnout of 7 lakh peopleMore than seven lakh people on Sunday thronged the streets in Odisha's temple town of Puri to witness the world famous Ratha Yatra, officials said.
Nov 09, 2013
Devotees climbing Rath: It's all about the money, stupid!Convinced that touching the deities on the chariot is the sure-fire way to salvation, most devotees are ready to pay a fortune to get this rare privilege.
Jul 27, 2013
Unholy row: Why non-Hindus won't be allowed on Lord Jagannath's chariotThe question got a fresh lease of life this year when eminent Italian born Oidissi dancer Ileana Citaristi was allegedly assaulted by two servitors.