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.
“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 Jatra||Sunday, 26 April|
|Snana Jatra||Friday, 05 June|
|Netro Utsab||Saturday, 20 June|
(Rath Jatra starts)
|Tuesday, 23 June|
|Hera Panchami||Saturday, 27 June|
|Bahuda Jatra||Wednesday, 01 July|
|Suna Besha||Thursday, 02 July|
|Niladri bije||Saturday, 04 July|