Adhara Pana of Lord Jagannath  – The Pana for the God & Goddess around Rath #jagannath #Puri #Odisha

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Adhara Pana of Lord Jagannath  – The Pana for the God & Goddess around Rath #jagannath #Puri #Odisha

Adhara- lips &  Panaa- drink ( sarbat)

The drink is offered in heightened earthen pot which have heights upto lips of the deities.  After offering , The earthen pots are broken on the spot onboard Rathas so that the Mahaprasad is available to all the parsva devatas( side deities of Rath). People sit down under the Rath with their own bowls and pots for collection of Adhara panaa Mahaprasad

Adhara Pana of Lord Jagannath  – The Pana for the God & Goddess around Rath #jagannath #Puri #Odisha

Suna Besha is done on 11 th day n Today is the 12 day of Rath yatra So Adhara panaa will be offered Adhar Pana‘ on 12th day of Ratha Jatra .  After offering the pot will be broken by Sevayat on Ratha ( Chariot ) . The Adhar Pana is not for devotees ( Vakta ) said by Pandit Surya Narayan Ratha Sharma. It is only for the God and Goddess who has stayed on chariot on the period Of Rathyatra to guard Lord Jagannath, Subhadra and Balavadra. They are said ‘Rath Rakhyak‘. For that, Devotees should not take the ‘Adhar Pana’ Prashad .

Adhara Pana Of Lord Jagannath

As per a ritual, one-metre high nine large open mouth barrel-shaped pitchers full of the drinks were placed before the three deities on the chariots (three each) which touched the lips of the deities. The drinks are popularly called Adhar Pana. 

Major ingredients of “Adhar panaa ” :- 

Milk ,sugar,cheese,banana,camphor, nutmeg,black pepper are major ingredients of “Adhar panaa ”

 


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