Jamalagi Besha


As the winter season starts waning in the month of Magha, Lord Jagannath is made to change His robes and acquire the Jamalagi Besha, which comprises of a jama or a shirt. This besha is observed from Basant Panchami to Dola Purnami. The Jamas are fabricated from silk and Lord Jagannath is also adorned with 30 special ornaments made of gold, along with four pieces of pata, which is a special woven fabric.