Lord Jagannath and his siblings, Goddess Shubhadra and Lord Balabhadra, returned from their aunt’s place at Gundicha Temple to Jagannath Temple at this time. This journey is called Bahuda Yatra. 9 days after the Rath Yatra, the Bahuda Yatra or the return journey takes place.
The Jagannath Rath Yatra that began on June 23, culminated at this time on Devshayani Ekadashi, a holy day within the month of Ashadha within the HIndu calendar.
In accordance with the authorities, 500 individuals who examined destructive for COVID-19 pulled the chariot at this time. Preparations had begun from early morning and the yatra began after midday. As ordered by the Supreme Court docket earlier, in view of the pandemic, the festivities have been largely scaled down. No devotees have been allowed at this time to tug the rath.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik greeted individuals on the event of Bahuda Yatra. He tweeted lovely images of the chariots of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Shubhadra.
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) July 1, 2020
Senior BJP chief Baijayant Panda additionally wished individuals at this time. “Greetings to all on the auspicious event of Bahuda Jatra, the return journey of Mahaprabhu Jagannath and his sibling deities from the Gundicha Temple…Kudos to devotees for exercising restraint and sustaining such exemplary, historic self-discipline,” the BJP chief wrote on Twitter.
Greetings to all on the auspicious event of #BahudaJatra , the return journey of Mahaprabhu Jagannath & his sibling deities from the Gundicha Temple after #RathaJatra
Kudos to devotees for exercising restraint & sustaining such exemplary, historic self-discipline#BahudaYatrapic.twitter.com/3YSRnzoTSv
— Baijayant Jay Panda (@PandaJay) July 1, 2020
Lord Balabhadra’s rath or chariot was the primary to set off, adopted by sister Shubhadra. Lord Jagannath’s chariot, the Nandighosha, adopted final.
The titular King of Puri, Maharaj Gajapati Dibyasingha Deb carried out the ‘sweeping’ ritual similar to it has all the time been finished traditionally.
Through the journey again to Jagannath Temple, the three chariots stopped for some time on the Mausima Temple also called Ardhasani Temple. ‘Poda Pitha‘, a particular candy fabricated from coconut, rice and jaggery was provided to the holy Trinity at Mausima Temple.