The entire state is enjoying the biggest and longest festival of the era “Lord Jagannath’s Nabakalebara” with love and devotion . The Daru brahma of Lord Balabhadra , Devi Subhadra and Lord Sudarshan were already declared and devotees were waiting for the declare of the venue of Lord Jagannath’s holy Daru and the wait is over . Its time for people of Jagatsinghpur district to rejoice as Lord Jagannath’s Daru was declared yesterday at Kharipadia ,Raghunathpur of Jagatsinghpur district. Earlier Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra’s Daru ‘The Holy Neem Tree’ has been declared in the same district . While Lord Balabhadra’s Daru is identified at Maa Salara Pitha , Kanakpur , Devi Subhadra’s Daru was identified at Adhanga , Biridi block – Jagatsinghpur district .
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
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