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Darshan restricted for 5 hrs at Puri Srimandir due to special ritual of Rahurekha Lagi

Puri:20/8/19: A special ritual of Rahurekha Lagi will be held at Puri Srimandir during which darshan will be prohibited for five hours today.

According to sources, devotees will be prohibited from having darshan of the Holy Trinity from 2 pm to 7 pm today.

Rahurekha Lagi of the deities is done on Bhaadraba Krushnapakhya Panchami. The sides of the faces of the deities are adorned with line-shaped golden Rahurekha.

In other words, Rahurekha is a type of golden ornament worn on the face and forehead. The three Deities, Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra are each decorated with a Rahurekha on the fifth day of the dark fortnight of Bhadraba.

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