Devotees of Lord Jagannath wouldn’t get a chance to witness the divine trinity’s ‘Suna Bhesa” (golden apparel) on the auspicious day of Dussehra this 12 months, attributable to new rules in place in view of the COVID-19 scenario.
The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), in its revised customary working procedures that can come into pressure from Friday, has mentioned the 12th century shrine will stay closed for 9 days for worshippers through the festive season.
The trinity – Lord Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra and Lord Jagannath – is adorned with golden apparel known as ‘Suna Bhesa” 5 instances in a 12 months, together with on the day of ‘Dussehra” or ‘Bijaya Dashami” (Friday this 12 months).
The temple will stay open on October 20 (Kumar Purnima) for the general public, SJTA chief administrator Krishan Kumar mentioned.
However, subsequent month, will probably be closed on ‘Deepavali’ (November 4), ‘Bada Ekadashi’ (November 15) and ‘Kartika Purnima’ (November 19), he mentioned.
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