Puri: In view of the Banaka Lagi rituals of the deities at Shri Jagannath Temple in Puri, the general ‘Darshan’ will be restricted for four hours Wednesday.
According to sources, the servitors are set to perform Banaka Lagi, a secret ritual of the trinity today, from 4.30 pm to 8.30 pm after completion of the second Bhoga Mandap rituals. All the four entrance gates of the 12-century shrine will remain closed for the devotees during the four hours.
The ritual is conducted at the temple for seven to eight times in a year. Datta Mohapatras servitors carry out the ritual on a hereditary tradition, it was learnt.
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