Ratha-Yatra Current Affairs, GK & News

Siddhalingeshwara Temple

The Siddhalingeshwara Temple recently held the chariot pulling festival among masses of pilgrimage despite the risk of COVID-19 transmission. About the Temple The Yediyuru Siddhalingeshwara Temple is a famous pilgrimage centre in in Kunigal Town in Karnataka. The temple is an example of Dravidian style of temple architecture. It contains the ‘samadhi’ of Tontada Siddalinga- ..


The bathing festival ‘Snana Yatra’ celebrated in Odisha

The ‘Snana Yatra’ is a bathing festival celebrated on the full moon day (Purnima) of the Hindu month of ‘Jyestha’ & considered to be the birthday of Lord Jagannath. It is a significant ritual in the run-up to the annual ‘Rath Jatra’ festival. In Puri, the annual ceremonial bathing ritual of the deities at Shree ..


Current Affairs : July 3-4, 2011

9 day long Lord Jagannath’s Rathyatra commences 9 day Long Rathyatra of Lord Jagannath in Puri, Odisha Why it is celebrated: To mark the annual visit of the God to his birthplace Deities Lord Jagannath, brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra taken in their respective chariots The King of Puri Gajapati Maharaj did the traditional cleanse ..