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Chitalagi Amabasya

Chittalagi besha of Lord JagannathOn the Srabana Amabasya Tithi (July-August), the gold and precious stone set Chitas those are removed from the deities on the Snana Purnima night are again adorned on them. Chita is an ornament for the forehead. Jhulana Yatra: It is celebrated for seven days from the Srabana Sukla Dasami upto Pratipada. On this occasion, a well-decorated Jhulana (swing) is prepared in the Muktimandapa called Jhulana mandapa. Lord Madanamohana, the representative image of Jagannath Mahaprabhu alongwith Devi Lakshmi and Devi Bishwadhatriare placed on this swing.

 

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