Suna Besha – Costume Of Lord Jagannath
Sunaa Besha Observed five times during a year. Generally the besha happen on Bijaya Dashami ( October ), Kartik Purnima ( November ) Pausa Purnima ( December ) Magha Purnima ( January ) & Asadha Ekadashi ( July ) . The last Besha is observed on the chariot in front of Temple, other four Besha are observed in temple on Ratana Singhasana. This Besha has been observed since 1232. During the reign of Anaga Vima Dev the king of Utkal, Sri Jagannath declared as state God . The Gods are decorated with various gold ornaments during Besha. The total weight of the Ornaments are more than one quintal.
The name of the ornaments as per Local Language as follows.
Sri Payar ( Foot ), Sri bhuja ( Hand) Sri Kirit Odhiyani Kundar (Ear Ring ), Surya ,Chandra , Adakani. Different bides like Khagada, Kadamba, Tilaka chandrika Alaka, Ghoba Kanthi, Hala Musala ( Weapons ) Bahada Mali
Kiriti, Odiani, Kana, Surya, Chandra, Ghagada mali, Kadamba Mali, Tadagi and Sevati mali.
Sri Payar ( Foot ), Sri Bhuja, li Kiriti, Odiani, Chandra Surya, Kana, Adakari, Ghagada Mali, Kadamba Mali, Tilak, Chandrika, Alaka, Jhobakanthi, Chandra Surya, Swarna Chakra, Ropya Sankha, Harida, Kadamba Mali ( bids ), Sevati Mali.