Friday, July 15, 2016

Suna Besha of Lord Jagannath 2016

Suna Besha of Lord Jagannath Observed five times during a year. Specially the Golden besha happened on "Bijaya Dashami" Means Dusshera in the month of October, "Kartik Purnima" in the month of November,and "Pausa Purnima" in the month of December, "Magha Purnima" in the month of January finally on  Asadha Ekadashi in the month of July at the time of Rath Yatra. The Golden or suna Besha  observed on the chariot(Rath) in front of Lord Jagannath Temple, and the other four Golden Besha are happened in the temple which is called "Ratana Singhasana".The three Gods are decorated with different types of gold ornaments during swarna Besha and wear the traditional Khandua Silk saree

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Odia Festival Sudasha Vrata.

Sudasha Brata ( Sudasa vrata) is a traditional festival or puja of odisha, it specially observed when there is a rare combination of shukla paksha thursday and dasami in oriya calendar at the time of Rath Yatra. Goddess Maa laxmi is worshipped on that  day, on this suadasha vrata puja 10 manda pitha(Made of Rice and coconut) and offering to goddess Laxmi. Mostly in odisha Married women worship the puja  for the well being of their family.
Women's wear the new saree and offer the puja.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Hera Panchami festival held in Lord Jagannath Temple.

A Traditional and great event, held in the puri temple, which is called the Hera Panchami Festival .It is such a unique and ritual festival which held during the period of Rath Yatra. It is also known as the ritual of Goddess Maa Mahalaxmi. 

Hera panchami held at puri temple.

As 'Hera' means to 'see' or to 'visit', this ritual is named after the word.  It is said that Goddess maa "Mahalaxmi" goes to Gundicha Temple secretly in anger and broke a small wooden plank from Lord Jagannath's chariot(Rath) is broken off and comes back to Shreemandir.  'Hera Panchami' is a part of divine human character attached to Lord Jagannath. Lakhs of devotee come to visit this hera panchami festival.