Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Hera Panchami festival held in Lord Jagannath Temple.

A Traditional and great event, held in the puri temple, which is called the Hera Panchami Festival .It is such a unique and ritual festival which held during the period of Rath Yatra. It is also known as the ritual of Goddess Maa Mahalaxmi. 

Hera panchami held at puri temple.

As 'Hera' means to 'see' or to 'visit', this ritual is named after the word.  It is said that Goddess maa "Mahalaxmi" goes to Gundicha Temple secretly in anger and broke a small wooden plank from Lord Jagannath's chariot(Rath) is broken off and comes back to Shreemandir.  'Hera Panchami' is a part of divine human character attached to Lord Jagannath. Lakhs of devotee come to visit this hera panchami festival.

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