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Sri Jagannath Puri Bahuda Yatra 2018 & Suna Vesa Date:
The return journey of the three chariots of the deities to Jagannath temple is known as Bahuda Yatra. The deities were kept in the Gundicha temple for a week and then on the 10th day of the Sri Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra, the deities returned back to the Jagannath temple. The journey of returning followed the same protocol and the schedule as was followed in Ratha Yatra. “Sri Jagannath Puri Bahuda Yatra 2018 Date, Ulta Rath Yatra, Live Streaming – My Krisndtkp”.
RETURNING JOURNEY: BAHUDA YATRA 2018:
During the journey, the chariots of the three deities stop for a while at Mausima temple commonly known as Ardhasani temple. This temple is made for the aunt of Lord Jagannath. The deities placed here are offered with “Podh Pitha”. Podh Pitha is a special sweet which is made of rice, coconut, lentils, and jaggery. After taking This sacred sweet the deities start their journey to the main temple. “Sri Jagannath Puri Bahuda Yatra 2018” The chariots of Subhadra and Balabhadra move forward and are parked at Singha dwar( lion’s gate) of the temple. The chariot of Jagannath halts in front of the king’s palace. “Sri Jagannath Puri Bahuda Yatra 2018 Date, Ulta Rath Yatra, Live Streaming – My Krisndtkp”.
In the meantime Maa Lakshmi the goddess (wife of Lord Jagannath steals a sight of the secure return of the chariot of Jagannath from the pavilion for the view (Chaha ni Mandapa). Then Goddess Lakshmi pleased in a palanquin and carried to the chariot of the Lord Jagannath. The loving garland is offered to the goddess by her partner and then she goes back to the temple and waits for her partner to come. The day of Bahuda Yatra, the respective chariots of the three deities are parked in front of the main temple. “Sri Jagannath Puri Bahuda Yatra 2018 Date, Ulta Rath Yatra, Live Streaming – My Krisndtkp”.
The evening of the same day is graced by dressing and ornamenting the three deities with gold and placed on their respective chariots. This event is called as Suna Vesha. The gold worn by the deities is stored at the treasury of the temple known as Bhandara ghar. The store in-charge (Bhandara nikap priests) is guarded by the armed men and officials of the temple. The needed gold is brought 1 hour before the ceremony and handed over to the Puspalaka and Daitapati priests on the chariots. Sri Jagannath Puri Bahuda Yatra 2018 These two priests perform the ceremony of decorating the deities with the gold jewelry. The devotees are allowed to see the dressed deities from 5 pm in the evening till 11 pm in the night. The hands and feet of the decorated deities are also made up of gold. The disc called chakra held by Lord Jagannath in his right hand is made of gold and the conch in the left hand is made of silver. “Sri Jagannath Puri Bahuda Yatra 2018 Date, Ulta Rath Yatra, Live Streaming – My Krisndtkp”.
This festival of Orissa is an auspicious week that actually made special for the lord in his visit to the birthplace. People wait to see these grand ceremonies every year and there is always a new way introduced to make the lord special and happy. “Sri Jagannath Puri Bahuda Yatra 2018 Date, Ulta Rath Yatra, Live Streaming – My Krisndtkp”.