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Puri Rath Yatra: Temple to Ban Chariot-Climbing, Touching Idol

May 18, 2014 Vaishakha Krushna Paksha Panchami, Kaliyug Varsha 5116 Bhubaneswar:  Ahead of the ensuing annual Rath Yatra festival, the Jagannath Temple managing committee today asked the Odisha government to stop the practice of devotees climbing atop chariots and touching the … Continue reading

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Grand plan runs into trouble

October 1, 2011 Ashwin Shukla Panchami , Kaliyug Varsha 5113   For nearly 10 centuries, Puri Jagannath Temple is out of bounds for non-Hindus. Even very powerful woman like late Indira Gandhi, the former prime minister, could not enter the … Continue reading

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