Niladri Bije ritual is an important part which marks the end of the Jagannath Rath Yatra Festival.
At the end of Rath Yatra, Lord Jagannath (Sri Krishna), his elder brother Lord Balabhadra, sister Goddess Subhadra will enter Shree Mandir on Shukla Paksha Dhwadashi of Ashadh Maas. This is known as ‘Niladri Bije’
In 2016, Niladri Bije ritual will take place on 15th July 2016.
While Lord Balabadhra and Subhadra are allowed to enter and take Ratna Singhasan, Lord Jagannath finds himself obstructed at Singa Dvar, JayaBijaya Dwar. Lord Jagannath manoeuvres himself into the Mandir, offers Garland, Sweet to Goddess Lakshmi and take Ratna Singasana.
Niladri Bije is basically the welcome festival of Lord Jagannath to Shree Mandir.
Puri Sri Jagannath ‘Niladri Bije’ will be live telecast today on Orissa TV, Prarthana TV and other channels from 7.30 pm IST.
Live telecast in ETV Oriya starts at 9.30 pm IST. Not sure about Doordarshan DD Odia schedule
Live Streaming of Niladri Bije on following websites :