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Dakshina Moda ritual

Puri: whereas the auspicious Hera Panchami ritual on the fifth day of the annual chariot pageant complete, the Holy Trinity's chariots area unit set to come home with the commencement of Rath’s Dakshina moda ritual.On the sixth day of the pageant and also the day following the Hera Panchami rituals, the chariots area unit spinned to face the Juggernaut temple.The distinctive ceremony referred to as the Ratha Dakshina moda that denotes preparation for the coming bahuda yatra (return automobile festival). This ritual commenced yesterday within which the primary chariot was spinned towards southern direction facing Juggernaut temple. The Debadalana of Subhadra and Balabhadra’s Taladhwaja were additionally turned southward.

However, Lord Jagannath's Nandighosha was still position outside Gundicha temple yesterday as gloaming descended before Nandighosa was turned. The mighty chariot was turned these days and with this the Ratha Dakshina moda ritual complete.The chariots are unbroken close to Nakachana Dwara, jap Gate of Gundicha temple towards Srimandir.

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