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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 ..


The Nabakalebara festival celebrated in Odisha

President Ram Nath Kovind has recently released coins in denominations of Rs 10 and Rs 1,000 commemorating Nabakalebara festival of 2015 during the centenary celebration of Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan in Puri, Odisha on March 18, 2018. The Nabakalebara festival is an ancient ritual that is observed in most of the Jaganath temples in Odisha. In ..


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 ..