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Ratha Jatra in Sri Purusottama Kshetra

Badadanda (Grand Road) was not a continuous stretch as it was bisected by an intervening river Malini. There was then a need of constructing...

Daru Fixing Controversy Haunting BJD

  Is it improper that discussions are taking place on ‘Daru Fixing’ when the Trinity has already mounted on the Ratna Singhashan and puja is...

Focus on Temple Reforms

  The Jagannath temple is different from other shrines in the country. Any attempt to tamper its culture and tradition would be counterproductive. The devotees...

How old are the Lords?

  Contrary to the findings of history which points out that the cult of Lord Jagannath started from 1112A.D., the Rig Vedic period together with...

Paintings on Chariots

The wooden chariots (mobile form of the temple) are the temporary abodes of the Jagannath Trinity. The deities are installed in these chariots (locally...

Lord Jagannath and Car Festival

Car Festival of Lord Jagannath at Puri is a symbol of Orissa for the rest of India. It manifests Oriyan character and the Orissan...

Deities on Fast

The stalemate between Odisha government and servitors of Jagannath temple, Puri, over the issue of restricting entry of devotees into the shrine's sanctum sanctorum...

34 projects successfully implemented under National Culture Fund Scheme : Culture Minister 

National Culture Fund (NCF) set up as a Trust under the Charitable Endowment Act, 1890 on 28thNovember, 1996 by the Government, with a view...

Petroleum Minister Inaugurates World-Class Interpretation Centre and Tourist Amenities at Konark Sun Temple 

  Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Skill Development & EntrepreneurshipShri Dharmendra Pradhan, inaugurated the world-class Interpretation Centre and tourist facilities at Konark Sun...

Odisha Darbar Draws Crowds

    Blessed with a vast treasure trove of art and culture, the state should have been the toast of the culture world. Instead, it is...

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