12 Unknown Interesting facts about Puri Jagannath Temple



9.The Tulasi garden or holy place where the old idols and newly constructed wooden idols are brought face to face, is where the Brahma is removed from the old idol and fitted in the new one for each of the three deities. The transfer of the Brahma is a physical act done by a priest that has been doing this since traditional times. But the power that is transferred from the old to the new is a divine force that is actually felt by the very people that undertake this task.


  1. Nabakalebara is counted as one of the best and imprtant ritual among other rituals of lord Jagannath. In this nabakalebara ritual lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and devi subhadra will get new life by neem trees with new idols.

  2. in this point you have presented a wrong information. the chariot festival takes place between Jagannath temple and the gundicha Rani temple. the river was between these two temples for which two sets of chariotts were made. mausima temple is a point between the two above temples, near balagandi square, where the deitis stop during the chariot pulling for ‘ poda pitha bhoga ‘.