Puri Shree Mandira to be opened for visitors from August 23

Puri Shree Mandira to be opened for visitors from August 23
  • Shree Jagannath opened from August
  • Devotees to enter Shree Mandira (Puri Temple) with restrictions

Puri: August 22: The long wait is over. From tomorrow, all devotees will be able to enter Shree Mandira and can have darshan to their Lord on the Ratna Singhasana.

Shree Mandira opens for devotees

Devotees can visit their Lord from from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. with some restrictions as announced by Temple Administration.

Visitors will need to show the certificate of two-dose vaccination for entry into the Temple  or RT-PCR Negative Report obtained before last 96 hours with Aadhaar card or voter ID card.

For Devotees , four counters have been set up in Badadanda. Also, barricade has been erected from the Krishna Cinema hall Square in Baddanda for a disciplined entry into Shree mandira.

There are eight kiosks for visitors. Visitors will sanitize their hands by showing their identity cards at the designated place.

After scanning in Kiosk, they shall enter the temple through the Lion Gate and exit through the North Gate.

All visitors will wear masks inside and outside the shrine. Before entering the temple, everyone has to sanitize their hands and maintain social distance. Visitors inside the shrine will not touch the statue of any deity. Flowers, offerings and lamps cannot be taken inside the temple. Polythene is also prohibited. They can not spit chewing pan and gutka inside the shrine.

Eating Mahaprasad inside the  Anand Bazaar and Shree Mandira premises is  strictly prohibited.

But, devotees can buy Mahaprasad from Anand Bazaar. Parking is available at the Jagannath Ballabh Math area for visitors.

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Despite the restrictions for Covid-19, there was strong enthusiasm among Jagannath lovers as they will get the opportunity to visit their Lord after a gap of 4 months.

The shrine will be closed for devotees due to Saturday and Sunday shutdowns.

Servitors and their families were allowed to visit Deities on 12th and 13th August.

From August 16 to 20, residents of Puri and tenants in the city, had the opportunity to visit the shrine.


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