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Lord Jagannath and his siblings Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra are adorned with Padma vesha

Puri:13/2/21: Lord Jagannath and his siblings Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra are going to be adorned with the rarest Padma vesha(Lotus attire) on Saturday.

Padmavesha is held in the Shreemandir on the Pratipada( the day after the Newmoon)during the pious month of Magha(February)especially on Thursday or Saturday.

According to the Madala almanac, divine Padmavesha is performed if it falls on Thursday or Saturday.

Bada Chhata Mutt has prepared lotus buds with Kiritas(crowns) and beaks of swans made of lotus buds to mark the occasion. Those are carried into the Shree Mandir in a special procession (Patuara) in the morning today.

Shreemandir temple administration and District police have made elaborate arrangements to ensure smooth darshan for visitors.

During Padmavesha ritual of the Lords, big petals of lotus adorn the faces of the deities in the shape of crowns. Lord Balabhadra and Lord Jagannath hold lotus buds in their hands.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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