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Odisha: Naveen Patnaik govt inaugurates Parikrama challenge round Sri Jagannath Temple in Puri

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Odisha: Naveen Patnaik govt inaugurates Parikrama project around Sri Jagannath Temple in Puri

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik is in Puri right this moment to attend the inauguration and Shilanyas ceremony of the grand Heritage Corridor Project across the Sri Jagannath Temple. The challenge is deliberate to permit devotees to expertise a ‘Parikrama’ of the huge Sri Jagannath Temple premises, across the Meghanad wall that surrounds the traditional Twelfth-century temple.
Stunning visuals of the Shilanyas ceremony have been shared on social media by the official deal with of the Sri Jagannath Temple Administration.
Some glimpses of Shila sthapana after the Shila Bije ritual.#JaiJagannatha#Shilanyas#ShreeMandiraParikrama— Shree Jagannatha Temple Office, Puri (@SJTA_Puri) November 24, 2021
Gajapati Maharaj Sri Divyasingh Deva of Puri carried out the Shilanyas ritual within the presence of monks, Sevayats and directors of the Temple. Krishan Kumar, the chief administrator of the SJTA and Puri collector Samarth Verma have been additionally current throughout the grand occasion.
The Surya Puja and different rituals that accompany Shilanyas and Bhumi Puja have been carried out within the arms of Gajapati Maharaj, as per Vedic rituals throughout the occasion.
Surya Puja throughout Shilanyas ceremony, picture through SJTA, PuriVisuals from the Shilanyas ceremony at Sri Jagannath Temple, PuriCM Naveen Patnaik inspecting a mannequin of the Srimandira Parikrama Project, picture through SJTA, PuriIt’s notable right here that the Gajapati kings of Puri have been the erstwhile rulers of Kalinga who dominated because the ‘servant’ of Lord Jagannath. He is taken into account the ‘First Devotee’ of Lord Jagannath.
Heritage Corridor Project
The Naveen Patnaik authorities’s push to take away encroachments across the Jagannath Temple was met with large criticism and opposition from numerous quarters, together with some non secular our bodies. Some outdated Mathas, that have been located close to the principle Temple premises have been shifted to different areas after negotiations and compensations. The Odisha authorities has deliberate to widen the highway in entrance of the Temple and perform beautification tasks across the Temple to guard the Twelfth-century construction and in addition to arrange higher amenities for enormous footfalls for devotees that the Temple sees frequently.
After the encroachments have been eliminated, the Jagannath Temple now bears a ravishing, beautiful look with a variety of house to permit lakhs of devotees to witness the Ratha Yatra.
The Heritage Corridor Project, named ‘Parikrama Prakalpa’ in Odia is part of the Naveen Patnaik govt’s efforts to remodel the Temple city of Puri right into a world-class heritage metropolis.