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Pousa Purnima – Pushyabhiseka Besha celebrated in Jagannath Temple, Puri

Pushyabhiseka Besha

Pushyabhiseka Besha

Today the 5th of January 2015, was Pousa Purnima. The deities were decorated with various types of Gold ornaments like Gold Diadems, Hands and Feet made of Gold. Lord Shri Jagannath holds a Gold Chakra (Disc) in His right hand and a Silver Conch in the left hand. Lord Shri Balabhadra holds a Golden Plough in His left hand, a Gold Mace in His right hand.

The Palia Puspalaka, Bhitarchha Mohapatra, Taliccha Mohapatra, Daitapatis, Khuntia and Mekap sevakas are involved to decorate this gorgeous Besha.

The name of the ornaments as per Local Language as follows:

Lord Balabhadra
Sri Payar (Foot), Sri Bhuja (Hand) Sri Kiriti, Odiani, Kundal (Ear Ring), Surya, Chandra, Adakani. Different bides like Ghagada, Kadamba, Tilaka, Chandrika, Alaka, Ghoba Kanthi, Hala Musala (Weapons) Bahada Mali.

Goddess Subhadra
Kiriti, Odiani, Kana, Surya, Chandra, Ghagada Mali, Kadamba Mali, Tadagi and Sevati Mali.

Lord Jagannath
Sri Payar (Foot), Sri Bhuja, Sri Kiriti, Odiani, Chandra, Surya, Kana, Adakari, Ghagada Mali, Kadamba Mali, Tilaka, Chandrika, Alaka, Jhobakanthi, Chandra Surya, Swarna Chakra, Ropya Sankha, Harida, Kadamba Mali (beads), Sevati Mali.

This Besha is known as Pushyabhiseka Besha.

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