The rituals pertaining to Akshay Tritiya, which marks the beginning of chariot construction work for Puri Rath Jatra, After long discussion with Sri Shankarcharya , it has been decided that on 26th april , the Akshyaya Trutiya rituals will be carried out inside Shri Mandira premises along with Ratha Katha Anukula rituals will be held inside .will be conducted inside Jagannath Temple (Srimandir) premises.
Mahaprabhu will not be having Chandan Jatra (boat ride) inside Narendra Puskarini. This has been decided in view of rules set by the Government. Tomorrow at morning 10’o clock , the Chattisa Nijoga meeting will be held for finalizing the rituals. src – shri_jagannatha
Tomorrow is Akshyaya Trutiya, on this day the Ratha construction begins officially. Every year , this ritual is held near Sri Nahar. 11 Purohits along with 2 Deula Purohits execute the Banajaga Rituals.
But due to pandemic , all these rituals will be held inside temple premises within the space near Ratha Pratistha mandapa and Snana Mandapa. Agyaanmala Bije will be as usual .