Puri Jagannatha Temple Timings


Puri Jagannatha Temple Timings

Jagannatha is considered as the supreme god and the sovereign monarch of the Odishan empire. The whole ritual pattern of Jagannatha has been conceived keeping such twin aspects in consideration. The ritual system of the temple is very elaborated and complex which involves a multitude of functionaries above 1000 spread over one hundred categories. You can divide rituals of Jagannatha broadly into 3 parts – the daily , the occasional and the festive. In Jagannatha temple these rituals are considered as the term ‘niti’.

Daily Rituals:

1.Dwarpitha and Mangal Aarati at 5 a.m

2.”Mailam” at 6 a.m.

3. “Abakash” – 6 a.m. to 6.30 a.m.

4. “Mailam” 6.45 a.m.

5. “Sahanamela” – 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.

6. “Beshalagi” – 8 a.m.

7. Rosha Homa Surya Puja and Dwarapal- 8 a.m. to 8.30 a.m.

8. Gopala Ballava Puja- 9 a.m.

9. Sakala Dhupa(Morning food offering) 10 a.m

10. Mailam and Bhoga Mandap:

11. Madhyanha (Afternoon food offering) 11 A.M. to 1 P.M.

12. Madhyanha Pahudha – 1 p.m. to 1.30 p.m

13. Sandhya Aarati

14.Sandhya Dhupa – 7 p.m. to 8 p.m

15.Mailam and Chandana lagi

16. Badashringar Vesha

17. Badashringara Bhoga

18. Khata Seja Lagi and Pahuda 12.00

These is in brief the daily rituals along with their timings that are performed in the Temple. It is generally not possible to follow the time prescribed for each ritual due to some practical difficulties. On the special festive days, additional rituals are performed. Thus, there are changes in timings and adjustments in the routine rituals made.

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