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Lakhs of devotees witness royal bath and "Hati Vesh" of Trinity of Sri Jagannath Temple

Lakhs of devotees witness  royal bath and

Puri, Jun 22 (UNI) Braving the heavy downpour, lakhs of devotees thronged the grand road of this pilgrim city on Saturday to witness the grand royal bathing ceremony and “Hati Vesh “, of lord Jagannath, his elder Balavadra and their sister Devi Subhadra of Sri Jagannath temple
The royal bathing ceremony popularly called Snan Purnima, is considered a major ritual prelude to the famous Car Festival or Rath Yatra of the lords.
As per the schedule, the holy triad was escorted out of the "Ratnasinhasan" from the sanctum sanctorum of the main temple to the Snana Vedi.

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