Puri, :The visitors will not be allowed for darshan at Puri Srimandir today till 12pm as the temple will remain closed in view of Snana Jatra rituals ahead.
As per the schedule, Daita servitors will escort the Trinity to the Snana Bedi in Pahandi at about 4 am. The ceremonial bathing of the deities with 108 pitchers of aromatic water will begin at about 9.30 am and completed by 11.30 am. Thereafter the deities will be offered prasad.
Meanwhile, chherapahanra by the Gajapati will commence at 12.15 pm following which the deities will adorn the Hati Besha (elephant attire). Then the
devotees will be allowed darshan from Badadanda, 2.30 pm onwards.