Odisha Rath Yatra 2018: Holy Trinity Enter Gundicha Temple In ‘Goti Pahandi’

**Puri:** After spending two nights on their chariots, the three deities Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath and Devi Subhadra were finally ushered to the Adapa Mandap inside the Gundicha Temple today in ‘Goti Pahandi’.

As per tradition, Ramakrushna and Madan Mohan were first taken into the Gundicha temple followed by the Chaturdhamurati, Sudarshan, Balabhadra, Subhadra and Jagannath.

The pahandi procession started after offering of ‘Sandhya Dhupa’ at around 5:30 PM and concluded at around 8:20 PM.

The deities will stay at Gundicha temple till July 22 when they will return to the Jagannath temple during the Bahuda Yatra. According to legends the Adapa Mandap is the altar where the idols of the deities were constructed.

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