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12 lakh devotees attend 'Sona Bhesh' of Lord Jagannath


12 lakh devotees attend 'Sona Bhesh' of Lord Jagannath

Puri (Odisha), July 16 (ANI): An estimated 12 lakh devotees witnessed the famous 'Sona Bhesh' or embellishment of the deity with gold jewellery of Lord Jagannath on Friday with religious fervour and enthusiasm. During the festive commemoration, Lord Jagannath was adorned with 208 kilograms of gold.

This Besha has been observed since the time of Utkal King Anaga Vima Dev when Sri Jagannath was declared as the state god. The gods are decorated with various gold ornaments during the Besha.

The total weight of the ornaments which is offered to the deity is more than one quintal.

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