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Shree Jagannath

The Cult of Shree Jagannath is very old. It has a Mystic Background. of Lord Jagannath is the symbol of Odisha's Pride and Glory. He is the Savior of people of Odisha.

The Legend of Jagannath documentary on National Geographic

The Legend of Jagannath documentary on National Geographic channel - The hour-long documentary, on National Geographic channel will showcase the colour and ceremonies associated...

7 Famous Personalities not allowed inside Jagannath Temple

Non-Hindus are not allowed inside Jagannath temple as per the Shri Jagannath Temple Rules. There had been many instances where non-Hindus were stopped entering the temple. It is said the...

Chandan Yatra and Construction of Puri raths begins

The auspicious occasion of Akshay Tritiya and Chandan Yatra is a celebration in itself and also the day when preparations for the rath yatra...
Neela Madhav

Neela Madhav – The previous form of Lord Jagannath

According to Skanda Purana, Lord Jagannath (Vishnu) was first worshipped as Neela Madhav in an idol form in the Purusottama Kshetra before the installation...

Importance of PattaChitra in Jagannath Cult

The Pattachitra, one of the most fascinating art form of Odisha has a tradition that goes back to 12th century. The term patta chitra has...

27 Rare Old photos of Shree Jagannath Temple and Puri

Rare Old photos of Shree Jagannath Temple and Puri - The Jagannath Temple at Puri was built by Ananta Barma Chodaganga Dev during 12th...

Renowned Sand Animator Manas Sahoo’s Video on Nabakalebara

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=992qi_HYyGg The term Nabakalebara (Oriya: ନବ କଳେବର, Sanskrit: नवकलेवर) is an ancient ritual associated with most of the Jagannath Temples when the Idols of Lord...
Nilgiri

Nilgiri and its connection with Lord Rama

Nilgiri or the “Blue Mountain” in Purusottama Kshetra was the abode of Lord Nilamadhava , a divine form of Lord Vishnu. The first Sri...

Jagannath Temple Flag Hoisting Ceremony 800 years old

Jagannath temple is one of the tallest monuments in the country, standing at an imposing height of about 214 ft a top an elevated...

Anasara secret rituals of Lord Jagannath temple Puri

Anasara of Lord Jagannath is a ceremony where the three deities are kept away from the public sight. The period of illness is marked...

NALCO to develop periphery of Jagannath Temple in Puri

NALCO to take initiative for overall periphery development of Jagannath Temple in Puri. NALCo maintain sanitation and beautification drive outside the 12th century temple,...

Sand Animation film on Nabakalebara by Sudarsan Pattnaik

The Tourism department of Odisha has planned to release a short Sand Animation Film to promote Shree Jagannath Nabakalebara. The Movie is prepared by world famous sand...

Daru of Devi Subhadra Identified

As per the instruction of Maa Mangala the location of Daru ( Neem Tree) for Devi Subhadra with the desired symbols were identified at Nilakantheswar Temple premises...

Why does the King broom the Chariots – Chhera Pahanra

During the Rath Yatra, after the deities are brought from the sanctum of the Temple to the three Rathas, various rituals are performed. Among...

32 Amazing Veshas of Lord Shree Jagannath – You must know.

32 Amazing Veshas of Lord Shree Jagannath - Everyday from early morning to night the deities on the Ratna vedi wear different attires made of...

Lord Narasimha’s role in Jagannath Cult

Lord Narasimha is an avatar of the Lord Vishnu. Narasimha is often visualized as half-man/half-lion, having a human-like torso and lower body, with a...

Chappan Bhog of Shree Jagannath – Mahaprasad List

Chappan Bhog of Shree Jagannath - The 56 Items (Chappan Bhog) of Maharprasad are offered to the Lord Daily. the items offered are as...

Golden and Silver Axe made for first strike on Daru

Silver Axe and Golden Axe made for first strike on Daru tree. Since, The Daru trees are identified, there are elaborate rituals to be followed....