Puri: Nagarjuna Besha of Lord Jagannath to be held on November 27, 2020. This was informed by the astrologer Baikuntha Nath Nayak, the chief of Samant Chandrasekhar Panjika.
The auspicious day will be observed after 25 years on 12th day of the holy month of Kartik, i.e., on November 27, 2020. As the Panchuka during Kartik month will be observed for six days in 2020 instead of five days, Lord Jagannath along with his siblings Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra will appear in Nagarjuna Besha on the additional day.
The last Nagarjuna Besha of the Lords was held in 1994. Lakhs of devotees including saints use to wait for the auspicious occasion to have darshan of the deities in Nagarjuna Besha, the rare among all the costumes that the Lords appear every day and other special days. Earlier, the rare Besha of the Lords was held in 1966 and 1983.