Puri, April 13 (UNI) Special rituals were conducted in the sri Jagannath temple here today on the occasion of Ramanvami.
As per the temple almanac both Astami and Navami fell on the day. While Astami ended at noon, Navami began thereafter.
The rituals were scheduled accordingly. While the nitees and rituals of Astami were performed in the afternoon Navami special rituals like birth of Sri Rama was organized in the evening.
In this ritual Lord Jagannath gives birth to Ram and then many nitees relating to child birth were observed by servitors in closed door.
Darshan was closed from 3 PM till 7 PM for observance of the rituals.
Apart from this the timber logs were given shape in the mill by servitors for construction of three chariots to be used in annual Rath yatra of the holy Trinity scheduled to be held on July 4 next.