'Puri S Jagannath Temple' - 18 News Result(s)

  • President pays obeisance at Jagannath Temple in Puri

    President pays obeisance at Jagannath Temple in Puri

    President Pranab Mukherjee today paid obeisance at the famous Jagannath Temple in Puri in Odisha early this morning.

  • Priests ban foreigners from climbing Puri chariots

    Priests ban foreigners from climbing Puri chariots

    The priests of Jagannath temple in Odisha's beach town of Puri said they would ban foreigners from climbing the chariots of the deities during the annual Ratha Yatra (chariot festival) from next year.

  • Nepal royal priest harassed at Puri temple, woman cop suspended

    Nepal royal priest harassed at Puri temple, woman cop suspended

    Barely three days after an assault on Italy-born Odissi dancer Ileana Citaristi on the chariot of Lord Jagannath, the Nepal's royal priest (Rajguru) Madhav Prasad Bhattarai also faced harassment at the hands of a lady police person at the 12th centur...

  • Manhunt launched for Puri priests who allegedly manhandled Padma Shri dancer

    Manhunt launched for Puri priests who allegedly manhandled Padma Shri dancer

    Ileana Citaristi, a Padma Shri awardee, had on Sunday filed a complaint with authorities at the famous Jagannath temple in Puri, alleging that she was beaten up by a priest on the chariot of Lord Jagannath for "refusing to pay money for a sighting of...

  • Narendra Modi in Odisha on Tuesday; trip 'non-political', says BJP

    Narendra Modi in Odisha on Tuesday; trip 'non-political', says BJP

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Odisha on Tuesday and is scheduled to meet the Puri Shankaracharya.

  • Puri Rath Yatra begins amid tight security

    Puri Rath Yatra begins amid tight security

    The annual Ratha Yatra (chariot procession) of Lord Jagannath, his brother Bhalabhadra and sister Subhadra began at Odisha's beach town of Puri amid tight security on Wednesday, officials said.

  • President arrives Odisha, to visit Sri Jagannath Temple on April 25

    President arrives Odisha, to visit Sri Jagannath Temple on April 25

    President Pranab Mukherjee arrived in Bhubaneswar this evening on a two-day visit to Odisha amidst tight security arrangement.

  • Meet Laxmi, the five-legged wonder on Mumbai's streets

    Meet Laxmi, the five-legged wonder on Mumbai's streets

    A white cow roaming through the streets of Mumbai is not unusual. But Laxmi is. She has five legs, one of which is placed across her back.

  • Controversies over Jagannath Temple's entry rules

    Controversies over Jagannath Temple's entry rules

    "Only Orthodox Hindus are allowed," a signboard hanging from the Lion's Gate of Sri Jagannath Temple in Puri has triggered many a controversy in the past and continues to arouse strong feelings even today.

  • Jagannath Rath Yatra: American devotee allegedly beaten up while seeking 'darshan'

    Jagannath Rath Yatra: American devotee allegedly beaten up while seeking 'darshan'

    Jagannath Rath Yatra: An American national was today allegedly beaten up in Puri by security personnel when he along with his Indian wife attempted to climb the chariot of Lord Jagannath seeking a 'darshan'.

  • Jagannath Rath Yatra chariots reach destination in Puri

    Jagannath Rath Yatra: Lakhs of devotees resumed pulling the chariots of the deities in the world famous Rath Yatra at Puri on Friday, and the chariots reached their destination, the Gundicha temple, an official said.

  • Rath Yatra celebrated in Puri; over a million devotees expected today

    Rath Yatra celebrated in Puri; over a million devotees expected today

    Lakhs of devotees thronged Odisha's temple town of Puri today for the annual Rath Yatra (chariot festival) of Lord Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra, officials said.

  • Annual Puri 'Ratha Yatra' preparations gain momentum in Odisha

    Annual Puri 'Ratha Yatra' preparations gain momentum in Odisha

    Preparations for the annual Rath Yatra of Odisha's Jagannath temple in Puri have gained momentum with carpenters working overtime on the three gigantic wooden chariots that will carry deities in a ceremonial procession, marking commencement of the ni...

  • Jagannath Temple employees to be penalised for tobacco use

    Jagannath Temple employees to be penalised for tobacco use

    To ensure cleanliness in the 12th century shrine at Puri, Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has decided to punish its employees found smoking or chewing tobacco inside the complex.

  • Ruckus in Orissa assembly over Tytler's Jagannath Temple visit

    The Orissa Assembly today witnessed verbal duels between the ruling BJD MLAs and Congress members over former Union minister and Congress leader Jagdish Tytler's visit to Sri Jagannath Temple in Puri on March 16.The issue was raised by former Speaker and BJD MLA from Puri Maheswar Mohanty during Zer...

  • American student detained in Jagannath temple

    An American national along with her Oriya friend were detained by priests today in the SriJagannath temple where non-Hindus are not allowed entry.Katie Leonard, a 23-year-old American woman student and her classmate Gourab Sarangi of Sambalpur, doing PhD in Physics in the USA, entered the 12th centu...

  • Disabled people's temple entry

    Disabled people's temple entry

    People on wheelchairs have had no access to the Puri Jagannath temple so far.

  • Temple for special people

    Temple for special people

    Human rights activists have appealed to the Orissa government to allow physically-challenged devotees to access the Jagannath temple on wheel chairs.

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