Puri Jagannath Temple Guidelines Today

Know the details about Puri Jagannath Temple Guidelines Today, Puri Jagannath temple Darshan and Covid-19 guidelines here. 

The world-famous Jagannath Temple and the longest golden beach may be found in Puri. It is one of India’s four Dhamas (Holiest of sacred places), along with Puri, Dwarika, Badrinath, and Rameswar. In Puri, Lord Jagannath, Devi Subhadra, and elder brother Balabhadra are revered (The Purusottama Kshetra). On the Bejeweled Pedestal sit the goddesses (Ratna Simhasana). 

Shree Jagannath Puri Temple, one of the most impressive structures in the Indian state of Odisha, was built in the 12th century by the legendary king of the Ganga Dynasty, Ananta Varman Chodaganga Deva. The main temple of Jagannath is an impressive and awe-inspiring 65-meter-tall Kalinga-style building perched on a platform. 

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There are so many Sri Jagannath celebrations held in Puri throughout the year. Which are Snana Yatra, Netrotsava, Ratha Yatra (vehicle festival), Sayan Ekadasi, Chitalagi Amabasya, Srikrushna Janma, Dussehra etc. The most significant celebration is the internationally renowned Rath Yatra (Car Festival) and Bahuda Yatra. During this event, a vast audience has assembled to witness Lord Jagannath.

Puri Jagannath Temple Guidelines Today

According to a recent edict from the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA):

  • The renowned Jagannath shrine in Puri, Odisha, will now enable devotees without double vaccination certificates or RTPCR COVID-negative tests to enter.
  • The decision was made due to the diminishing number of COVID-19 cases.
  • Previously, temple entry required double vaccination certificates or RT PCR-negative tests produced within 72 hours.
  • Every day from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., devotees may enter the temple, with the exception of Sunday, when it will be closed for cleaning.
  • It stated that wearing masks and maintaining social isolation are mandatory.

In addition, a separate line has been established for senior citizens. The edict stated that arrangements for water will be made for the believers while they wait in line. Krishan Kumar, the chief administrator of the SJTA, stated that the regulations will be reviewed annually and amended instructions will be provided periodically in light of the changing circumstances.

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