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2 components of Orissa's Puri temple in precarious condition: Amicus curiae

Puri Jagannath temple. (File Photo)
Updated on Aug 17, 2023 12:51 AM IST

‘Water seepage’: ASI flags concern in HC over Jagannath temple’s Ratna Bhandar

The temple administration said last week that there was gold jewellery weighing about 149.47 kg and silver jewellery weighing 198.79 kg in Ratna Bhandar
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 09:04 PM IST

Odsisha to reopen Jagannath temple Ratna Bhandar during next year’s Rath Yatra

The Puri Ratha Yatra, considered the oldest and largest Hindu chariot festival celebrated annually, takes place on the second day of the Odia month of Ashadha Shukla Tithi (bright fortnight) every yea (File Photo)
Updated on Aug 06, 2023 12:30 PM IST

Bahuda Rath Yatra set to begin from Gundicha Temple to Jagannath Temple in Puri

Bahuda Rath Yatra set to begin from Gundicha Temple to Jagannath Temple in Odisha's Puri
Published on Jun 28, 2023 11:45 AM IST

Watch: 'Nabajouban Darshan' performed day before Jagannath Yatra

Chariots of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra ahead of the Rath Yatra festival, in Puri, Monday, June 19, 2023. (PTI Photo)
Published on Jun 19, 2023 10:39 PM IST

NMA approves Jagannath temple’s reception centre just outside prohibited zone

NMA chairman KK Basa did not comment on the NOC issued by his office for the reception centre. (PTI File Photo)
Updated on May 05, 2023 09:38 PM IST

Who is Biswanath Patnaik, billionaire who donated 250 cr to UK Jagannath temple

Patnaik exhorted devotees to collectively work towards achieving the dream of having a Jagannath temple in the UK. (linkedin)
Updated on Apr 26, 2023 04:35 AM IST

IRCTC's Shri Jagannath Yatra tourist train initiative to start on January 25

IRCTC's Shri Jagannath Yatra tourist train initiative to start from January 25 (Representative image)
Updated on Dec 20, 2022 04:11 PM IST

Religious tourism: Iconic temples of India you must visit

India is renowned for its temples, which are stunning, tranquil places of worship that serve as important historical and religious landmarks.
Published on Nov 29, 2022 12:28 PM IST

There was fear of riots under Congress rule: Amit Shah

Union home minister Amit Shah. (ANI Photo)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 01:54 AM IST

Puri's Jagannath temple reopens, public to get entry from Aug 23

The temple will remain closed on August 21 and 22 in view of the shutdown in Puri on Saturdays and Sundays.
Published on Aug 12, 2021 04:19 PM IST

Puri’s Jagannath Temple to reopen for visitors from August 16

Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra being worshipped in Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri.
Published on Aug 04, 2021 08:32 PM IST

Will Odisha's Jagannath temple reopen for devotees? Decision expected today

The Jagannath temple was closed for devotees in April due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Published on Aug 04, 2021 06:15 AM IST

Jagannath temple reopens for all devotees

The temple remained closed on January 1 and 2 and reopened for all devotees from across the country from Sunday.
Updated on Jan 03, 2021 10:26 PM IST

Jagannath temple reopens after a gap of 9 months with conditions

The servitors and their families will be allowed darshans till December 25.
Updated on Dec 23, 2020 01:16 PM IST

Jagannath temple to reopen on Wednesday, only people from Puri to be allowed in first phase

The doors of Jagannath temple have been shut since March 20.
Updated on Dec 22, 2020 09:49 PM IST

News updates from Hindustan Times at 9pm: Puri Jagannath temple to open on December 23 and all the latest news

The temple administration on Saturday decided to open the temple for devotees in a graded manner from December 23 onwards.
Updated on Dec 12, 2020 09:01 PM IST

Jagannath temple to open its door to devotees from December 23

Image for representation.
Updated on Dec 12, 2020 08:28 PM IST

Jagannath temple administration pitches for mid-December reopening

The Jagannath Temple in Puri has been closed since the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak in March.
Published on Nov 18, 2020 11:40 PM IST

Puri Jagannath temple doors to be plated with 2500 kg silver donated by Mumbai devotee

The Jagannath Temple in Puri. The silver valued at Rs 15. 32 crore would be kept in a strong room till the doors are carved.
Updated on Oct 24, 2020 08:29 AM IST

Odisha to bring special law for managing 11th century Lingaraj temple

The move to have a special law for Lingaraj temple came after chief minister Naveen Patnaik’s tour to Puri on Saturday to take stock of the 3,200 crore package for infrastructure development of the temple town. (Photo @Naveen_Odisha)
Updated on Oct 19, 2020 09:28 PM IST

Orissa high court asks state to open temples in graded manner

The Orissa high court order came on the day many priests and devotees across the state beat gongs, rang bells and blew conches urging the Odisha government to reopen the temples.
Updated on Oct 08, 2020 12:02 AM IST

After 400 priests of Jagannath temple test Covid-19+, Odisha says no to opening religious places

Temple officials said the Covid-19 pandemic is likely to cast its shadow on the Nagarjuna Besha of Lord Jagannath scheduled to be held in November this year. The Nagarjuna Besha of Lord Jagannath will happen after a gap of 26 years.
Updated on Sep 29, 2020 12:23 AM IST

As priests contract Covid-19, uncertainty looms over opening of Jagannath temple

On August 31, the state government had decided that none of the religious places in the state will be opened till September 30.
Updated on Sep 11, 2020 08:24 PM IST

Puri resident files PIL in Orissa High Court, seeks reopening of Jagannath Temple

Jagannath Temple, the most popular religious shrine in Odisha, has been shut for devotees since March 20 just before the lockdown started.
Updated on Aug 03, 2020 09:07 PM IST

‘God’s will’: How the 12-day-long Rath Yatra was held without devotees

Considered as part and parcel of the social, religious and cultural ethos of the people of Odisha, the annual sojourn of Lord Jagannath and his siblings to the Gundicha Temple in their chariots is inconceivable without devotees.
Updated on Jul 05, 2020 07:46 AM IST

Chariots of Lord Jagannath and siblings return to main temple without devotees

The chariots of Lord Jagnnath, Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra at the Gundicha temple before staring the journey back to the Jagannath temple in Puri
Published on Jul 01, 2020 03:13 PM IST

Puri’s Jagannath Rath Yatra goes off smoothly without devotees

The chariots of the Hindu deities Balabhadra, Subhadra and Jagannath at the Gundicha temple during the annual Rath Yatra festival, in Puri, Odisha on Tuesday.
Updated on Jun 23, 2020 10:10 PM IST

Jagannath Yatra: Erstwhile King of Puri sweeps chariot with gold-handled broom

Odisha, June 23 (ANI): King of Puri Gajapati Maharaj Dibyasingha Deb takes part in a ‘Chhera Pahanra’ rituals of Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra in Puri.
Updated on Jun 23, 2020 03:53 PM IST

In a first in Jagannath Rath Yatra, temple priests pull chariots in Puri as devotees stay home

Chariots of Lord Balabhadra, Subhadra and Jagannath ahead of the procession towards the Gundicha temple during the Rath Yatra festival in Puri.
Published on Jun 23, 2020 03:24 PM IST
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