Deva Snana Purnima, celebration of Lord Jagananth Bathing
June 4th, 2012
Snana-Yatra ( Deva Snana Purnima) is celebrated on the full moon day of Jyestha (May-June). The Deities ( Triad- Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra along with Sudarshana and Madanmohan ) are bathed at Snana Bedi with 108 pitchers of water from a well ( “Suna Kua” ) near northen gate of the Shree Jagananth Temple. Water from this well is used once a year on this occasion.