India News | Ellen Barry, The New York Times | Tuesday March 24, 2015
Sashimani Devi, the last ritual dancer at the Jagannath Temple in eastern India, died Thursday in Puri, bringing an end to a centuries-old tradition that was condemned as exploitative by social reformers, Victorian missionaries and the leaders of ind...
India News | Reuters | Monday July 7, 2014
Over four lakh devotees thronged Odisha's temple town of Puri for the Bahuda Yatra or the homecoming festival of Lord Jagannath and two other deities on Monday.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday June 29, 2014
Nearly half a million devotees converged in Puri as the annual Ratha Yatra festival of Lord Jagannath began on Sunday.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday June 13, 2014
At least three lakh devotees on Friday witnessed the annual ceremonial bath of Lord Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra in Odisha's temple town of Puri, braving the heat and humidity.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday July 26, 2013
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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 24, 2013
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...
Bhubaneshwar News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday July 10, 2013
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.
Mumbai News | Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday April 23, 2013
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.
Bhubaneshwar News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 3, 2012
"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.
Bhubaneshwar News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 22, 2012
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'.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday June 21, 2012
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.
Bhubaneshwar News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday June 11, 2012
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...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 28, 2011
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...
India News | Sampad Mahapatra | Monday September 14, 2009
People on wheelchairs have had no access to the Puri Jagannath temple so far.