First Adapa Mandap Abhada Served With Only Take-Away Option

Puri: The first Adapa Mandap Abhada was served today afternoon. However, the devotees were not allowed to consume it but the take-away option was availed for them.

The holy siblings- Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra, entered the Adapa Mandap of the Gundicha temple yesterday afternoon. After much speculations, the Rath Yatra was successfully completed on June 23. After spending the night in their respective chariots, the idols were ushered to Gundicha temple at 4 pm yesterday.

As mandated by the Supreme Court, no devotees took part in the chariot pulling. In continuation, devotees have also been barred to pay a visit to the lords in their temporary abode.

As per the rituals, the dishes that are made in the Srimandir are also made in the Gundicha temple. The menu consists of arna or rice with variations of dal, various types of mixed vegetable dishes, different types of khatta, and a number of desserts.