Garuda Dwadasi is an important ritual in Puri Jagannath Temple. Scores of devotees participate in the ritual. It is also the second day of the Panchuka rituals part of Kartik Brata observed in Puri. Bankachuda Besha, On the 12th bright fortnight of Kartika this besha being adorned. It is said that when Akrura visit Srikrisna to return back to Gopa.