Jagannath Puri Dham – Mysterious, Divine, Magical

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India has four Dhamas in four different directions i.e. Puri, Dwaraka, Badrinath & Rameswar. Odisha has one of those i.e. Puri: the Dham of eastern India. Puri is the spiritual capital of Odisha and considered as major fulcrum of piligrimage in India. The place is only 68 Km away from the state capital Bhubaneswar. Puri is also known as Jagannath Dham, Sri Kshetra, Purushottam Kshetra. It is famed in the world for Jagannath Temple as such it is the most busiest tourist place in India for the whole year.


It is located on the east coast of India on the Bay of Bengal. In Jagannaht Temple Lord Jagannath, Devi Subhadra and elder brother Lord Balabhadra and Sudarshan are being worshiped. The deities are seated on the Bejeweled Pedestal (Ratna Singhasan). Shree Jagannath Temple of Puri is one of the most impressing monuments of the Indian state Odisha. It was constructed by the famous king of Ganga Dynasty Ananta VarmanChodaganga Deva. It has an amazing structure of Kalinga architecture with a height of 65 meters placed on an elevated platform. Rathyatra is the world famous festival during which all the deities go to Gundicha Temple for 9 days.

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Besides the famous Jagannath Temple the other point of attractions of Puri include Gundicha Temple, Loknath Temple, Astachandi temple, Chkra Narayani Temple, Siddha Mahavir Temple, Jameswar Temple and many more temples. Some other tourist places encircled to the city Puri are Konark, Sakhigopal, Pipili, Satapada on Chilika, etc.


The most prominent attraction of Puri is its sea beach with its fantastic sea face view and golden sand. Every tourist has a strong wish to enjoy the beauty of Sunrise and Sunset at Golden beach. Puri has also very popular holiday resort for people from all over World. One can really make some tremendous moments in life making a tour to Puri.

Lord Jagannatha is an ocean of mercy and as beautifull as a row of blackish rain clouds. He is the storehouse of bliss for laksmi and Sarsavati, and his face resemble a spotless full-blow lotus the best of demigods and sages worship him and Upanisad sing his glories.

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