Ratha Pratistha ritual performed by sevayats, ahead of holy trinity arrival on chariot in Puri

Bhubaneswar : Ahead of the chariot pulling of Lord Jagannath and his siblings in Bada danda today, Ratha Pratistha (consecration of chariots) has been done by Deula Purohits of the Shree Jagannath Temple, before Pahandi Bije of the deities and as it was completed before time, the holy trinity will now be taken to the chariots in ‘Dhadi Pahandi’

Notably, Lord Jagannath and his siblings to begin their 9-day sojourn to Sri Gundicha temple today carried on chariots , pulled by sevayats.