1996 or 2015 Darubrahma !
Nabakalebara of Lord Jagannath is just a month away and Lord Sudarshan and Lord Balabhadra’s Daru has already reached Puri . Now some says that the Daru of 2015 will be kept safe for the next Nabakalebara and the daru which was identified and cut in 1996 will be used to make the new idols of the Lord of the Universe . But this is not true . The Daru of 2015 will be used and not of 1996 . The lord in the Sri Mandir (Lord Jagannath temple , Puri) are made of 1996 Daru . So make your confusion crystal clear . Enjoy the biggest Festival of teh Universe . Jai Jagannath .
About Nabakalebara : Nabakalebara literally means “New Body” is an ancient ritual associated with most of the Lord Jagannath Temples when the Idols of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra, Subhadra and Sudarshan are replaced by a new set of Idols. This usually occurs every 12 – 19 years when a year which has two months (Adhika masa) of Ashadha as per the Hindu Calendar and that year is auspicious for conducting the ….. Click for more ….
Venue of Darubrahma for Nabakalebara 2015
Lord Sudarshana – Garh Kuntunia , Near Balakati,Khurda
Lord Balabhadra – Kanakpur , Sarala Pitha , Jagatsinghpur
Devi Subhadra – Adhanga , Biridi block , Jagatsinghpur
Lord Jagannath – Kharipadia ,Raghunathpur , Jagatsinghpur