Sunday, August 1, 2021
Top Stories
Annual journey of Lord Jagannath in chariots drawn by devotees
Festival holds immense spiritual significance for the participants.
Odisha 21 July:
The Jagannath Yatra marks the annual journey of Lord Jagannath and his siblings Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra and Devi Gundicha in chariots drawn by devotees.
Lord Jagannath’s Puri Rath Yatra is one of the most revered & much-awaited festivals for devotees from Odisha and across India. The festival holds immense spiritual significance for the participants.
Also known as Raja Besha or Rajarajeshwara Besha, Suna Besha, is an event of the auspicious Rath Yatra when Lord Jagannath and other deities Balabhadra, and Goddess Subhadra are adorned with beautifully carved Gold jewellery and are loaded with precious stones and the yellow shine of the Gold from top to bottom.
This is the second consecutive year that the Rath Yatra in Puri is being held without general devotees due to the prevailing pandemic. Heavy security arrangements are in place to ensure the smooth conduct of the event.
E-Paper Preview
Stock Watch
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
Cricket Scorecard
© 2009-2010 All Rights Reserved. The Northern Times Newspaper Developed By Ideogram Technology Solutions [P] Ltd.