This Festival takes place in the month of Jyeshtha. It is popularly known as the Deba Snana Purnima. This is the first occasion in the course of an year when the deities; Jagannath, Balabhadra, Subhadra along with Sudarshan and Madanmohan are brought out from the Jagannath Temple and taken in procession to Snana Bedi located in the NorthEastern corner of the outer compound. The deities are bathed there with 108 pitchers of water from a well near the Northen Gate. Here, Jagannath and Balabhadra are dressed like Lord Ganesh of the purans with the head of an elephant.
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