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Tree to Carve Lord Balabhadra Murti for Puri Jagannath Temple Nabakalebara Found near Goddess Sarala Temple at Jagatsinghpur

The tree to carve Lord Balabhadra Murti during Nabakalebara 2015 was found near Goddess Sarala Temple at Kanak Pur in Tirtol Block in Jagatsinghpur. Along with Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath, Devi Subhadra and Sudarshna are the four important mutis worshipped at Puri Jagannath Temple.

During the Nabakalebararitual, new murtis are carved and they replace the existing murtis worshipped in the Puri Jagannath Temple.
Odisha Diary Reports
This was informed by the Chief Administrator of Sri Jagannath Temple Administration Suresh Mohapatra. Mohapatra said that the Banajaga Yatra team will reach Sarala on April 19 and rituals such as Ankuraropana and a three day long Yagyan  will be performed under the tree before cutting it down for Daru Bramha.