Shri Jagannath Temple
East and west: Gujarat and Odisha celebrate the Rathayatra of Lord Jagannath with pomp and splendour
Rathyatra celebrations in these two distant states are another example of how the states of India, despite diverse linguistic and cultural norms, are bound together by strings of Hindu tradition and spirituality.
Keys to the treasure room of Puri Jagannath temple have been ‘missing’ for years and Odisha Govt’s response has been confusing
The treasure room or Ratna Bhandar of the Jagannath Temple has 2 chambers. The outer chamber is regularly opened and ornaments are used to adorn the Gods, but the inner chamber has not been opened in decades and no one knows where are the keys.
The last Devadasi of Puri’s Jagannath Temple dies at 92, just before the commencement of the Rath Yatra
The centuries-old practice began to witness a decline with the abolition of kingship and the Odisha government taking over the administration of the shrine from the Puri royal family in 1955 through an Act, thus making Parasmani the last surviving servitor.
Shree Jagannath Temple Administration clarifies on selling 35,000 acres land, calls media reports misleading and distorted
"The lands, which are occupied or are under the possession of various persons since long but belongs to Shree Jagannatha Mahaprabhu; are being settled by Temple Committee as per the “Unified Policy”, framed for the purpose in the year 2003," the Temple administration stated.
Battle of narratives: The non-left is trying, but the macro-narrative is still firmly under Left’s control
I think the essential battle is the meta-battle of framing the narrative
Not the first time Newslaundry columnist and journalists have been caught on the wrong foot.
secular elites should keep Mahaprabhu and His abode free from their cheap politics and stinking agenda