Snana Purnima
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Rath Jatra: Snana Purnima : Oh Lord, Your bath will prepare with Minimum Servitors as per SJTA. As Ratha Jatra getting closer , As per Shree Jagannath Temple Administration chief Krishan Kumar (SJTA) Puri with various Nijogs and other senior officials to discuss on the likelihood of the Snana Purnima on June 5 as it will celebrate with minimum number of servitors.

Snana Purnima : Oh Lord, Your bath will prepare with Minimum Servitors as per SJTA
Snana Purnima : Oh Lord, Your bath will prepare with Minimum Servitors as per SJTA

“The Snana Jatra will be performed with least number of participants, which is why we have asked the representatives of different Nijogs to submit a list of servitors’ names by May 25,” Krishan Kumar said.

Traditionally, the deities were bathed with 108 pitchers of aromatic water by the servitors. The water would be drawn by Garabadu servitors from a well called ‘Sunakua’ situated inside the temple premises.

The Snana Purnima rituals marked the beginning of the world famous Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra.

Ratha Jatra Dates Dates of 2020
Chandan JatraSunday, 26 April
Snana JatraFriday, 05 June
Netro UtsabSaturday, 20 June
Gundicha Jatra
(Rath Jatra starts)
Tuesday, 23 June
Hera PanchamiSaturday, 27 June
Bahuda JatraWednesday, 01 July
Suna BeshaThursday, 02 July
Niladri bijeSaturday, 04 July

Watch the rare Video – Celebrating the festival of Jagannath Rath Jatra in Puri Odisha during 1937 #RathaJatra #Jagannath #Puri #Odisha

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