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The dancer who lived on society's edge

With the passing away of Sashimoni, among the last of the ma haris serving at the Jagannath temple in Puri (they are known as devadasis elsewhere), an epoch in Orissa's history has ended. Times of India, 1 day ago

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800 year old tradition dies with the last Devdasi of Puri Jagannath temple!

A long tradition of hundreds of years came to an end after 92 years old Sashimani Devi, who was a Devdasi died on Thursday. She was the last of the living of 12 th century Devdasi's of Jagannath Temple in Puri and was to be cremated by her foster ...
 Meri News1 week ago JAGANNATH-DEVADASI - Puri's last active Devadasi dies ahead of Nabakalebar Fest.  Namibia Press Agency1 week ago 800-year-old Devadasi tradition ends; Lord Jagannath's last human wife dies at 92  One India1 week ago Puri's last devadasi dies, ends lord-wife tradition  Times of India1 week ago
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An end to devdasi tradition

The death of Sashimani Devi, the last in a long line of devadasis at the Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri, marks the end of an era. Since Sashimani chose not to groom anybody as a future devadasi in her lifetime, as required under the temple rules, an ...
 MSN India2 days ago Rejoice, or mourn? Sashimani Devi's death brings end to devdasi tradition in Puri temple  First Post.com4 days ago

Puri temple closes at 7.45 pm, devotees 'shocked'

BHUBANESWAR: In a 'controversial' departure from routine schedules of Jagannath Temple in Puri, the shrine administration yesterday closed the temple at 7.45 pm, forcing hundreds of devotees to return without darshan of the deities. The temple, ...
 Times of India1 week ago Ghata Paribartan of Lords on June 15  Odisha Television1 week ago Puri temple out to appease Shankaracharya  Times of India1 month ago More pay for temple administration workers in Bhubaneswar  Times of India2 months ago
New Indian Express

Nilagiri Temple Unlikely to Celebrate Nabakalebara

BALASORE :Even as hectic preparations have begun at the Jagannath Temple in Puri for the world famous Nabakalebara, the festival is unlikely to be celebrated in Nilagiri Jagannath Temple, known as the third Srikshetra of the State, due to lack of ...
 New Indian Express5 days ago Rs 21cr for Nabakalebar  The Telegraph1 week ago
New Indian Express

Team for Banajaga Yatra in Puri announced

The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Saturday evening announced a team for Banajaga Yatra, the first chapter of the ensuing Nabakalebar festival of Lord Jagannath. The team consisting of 96 servitors of the Jagannath Temple will be ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 week ago Nabakalebara: Preparations for Banajaga Yatra Reviewed  New Indian Express1 week ago Tourism Packages for Banajaga Yatra  New Indian Express5 days ago

The Last Of Jagannath Temple Ritual Dancers Dies At 92

"The tradition is over, she was the last to dance," he said, in a telephone interview. "There was a time, an era, which is gone - over - with her." The status of India's temple dancers was at its height between the 13th and 15th centuries, during a period ...
 NDTV6 days ago Sashimani Devi, Last Of India's Jagannath Temple Ritual Dancers, Dies At 92  NDTV6 days ago Last devdasi of Puri's Jagannath temple dies aged 92  First Post.com1 week ago

No Nabajoubana Darshan for public

Puri: Bad news for devotees of Lord Jagannath. The managing committee of Jagannath temple has declared that no one will be allowed for the Nabajoubana Darshan of the holy trinity Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra after their Nabakalebar in June ...
 Odisha Television1 week ago No Nabajoubana Darshan this time in Jagannath Temple  Press Trust of India1 week ago No Nabajouban darshan this year  Times of India1 week ago PTI - JAGANNATH - No Nabajoubana Darshan this time in Jagannath Temple  Namibia Press Agency1 week ago
New Indian Express

Seer Raps Government for Ignoring His Seat on Nabakalebara

ANGUL:Puri Shankaracharya Nischalananda Saraswati came down heavily on the State Government and the Jagannath temple administration for not seeking his suggestions on the ensuing Nabakalebara. Speaking to mediapersons on the sidelines of a ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago Nabakalebara: Government plans home stay for tourists  Times of India2 weeks ago Govt takes to social media, blogging to woo tourists  Times of India6 days ago Government announces 40 lakh for free transport of Nabakalebara pilgrims  Times of India1 month ago

Jagannath Temple renovation work in final stage, says ASI

BHUBANESWAR: Three days after oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan expressed displeasure over tardy progress in maintenance work of Jagannath Temple in Puri, the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) on Tuesday said the renovation project is nearing ...
 Times of India5 days ago Union Ministers Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Dharmendra Pradhan offer prayer at Jagannath temple, visited Raghurajpur  OrissaDiary1 week ago Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan says ASI work need to be expedited in Odisha  Orissadiary.com1 week ago
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