Snana Purnima: Naveen Extends Greetings To All


Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday greeted the people of the state on the auspicious occasion of Deba Snana Purnima today.

Taking to the micro-blogging site, the BJD Supremo wished happiness, peace and prosperity to everyone.



The Snana Yatra is a bathing festival celebrated on the Purnima of the Hindu month of Jyeshtha. It is an important festival of the Jagannath culture.

Devasnana Purnima is an indivisible piece of the widely acclaimed Rath Yatra Puri. This day, the full-moon day of the period of Jyestha, the divinities are washed by 108 pitchers of water. This is arranged close to the Sitala sanctuary situated in the Jagannath temple premises.

Devasnana Purnima or Snana Yatra is being regarded as one of the most pious celebrations.

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