Shree Jagannath

The Cult of Shree Jagannath is very old. It has a Mystic Background. of Lord Jagannath is the symbol of Odisha's Pride and Glory. He is the Savior of people of Odisha.

Jagannath Temple to provide free Mahaprasad during month of kartika

Jagannath Temple Administration in Puri is planning to provide free Mahaprasad of pilgrims, who would observe 'habisa' during the month of 'kartika' starting October...
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Puri Dham – Its Land, Legend and Lore

This land, Puri, the holy city of Sri Jagannath, the Lord of the Universe, is variously known as Nilachala, Purosottama Kshetra, Sankha Kshetra, Sri...
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The Temple of Sri Jagannath

The great temple of Sri Jagannath at Puri stands as a brilliant monument in the artistic vigor and prosperity of Odisha during the reign...

Mystery behind the image of Lord Jagannath

Mystery behind the image of Lord Jagannatha The images of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra give an impression of uncouth figures. It is not at all...
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Jagannath Chetana and World Peace

Jagannath Chetana and World Peace - Present day, the entire world is passing through a tense and chaotic stage, even worse than what was...
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Jhulana Yatra – its origin and observance in Sri Jagannath Temple

Jhulana Yatra is one of the most important festivals observed in Sri Jagannath Temple, Puri. The origin of Jhulana Yatra lies in what is...

Rakhi Purnima celebrated at Shri Jagannath Temple Puri

On the occasion of Rakhi Purnima, in Puri Jagannath Temple Rakhi festival was celebrated. Sister subhadra binds Rakhi to her brother Lord Jagannath and...
Nilgiri

Nilgiri and its connection with Lord Rama

Nilgiri or the “Blue Mountain” in Purusottama Kshetra was the abode of Lord Nilamadhava , a divine form of Lord Vishnu. The first Sri...
Neela Madhav

Neela Madhav – The previous form of Lord Jagannath

According to Skanda Purana, Lord Jagannath (Vishnu) was first worshipped as Neela Madhav in an idol form in the Purusottama Kshetra before the installation...
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Traditional Role of King in Puri Jagannath Temple

Nowhere else but in Puri Jagannath Temple, started the unique tradition of a king himself sweeping the chariots of the deities. Every year during...

Shree Jagannath Mahaprasad – 8 Unknown Interesting Facts

According to " Skanda Purana" Lord Jagannath redeems the devotees by permitting them to partake his Mahaprasad,to have His darshan and to worship him...

Lord Jagannath’s Poda Pitha Break at Mausi Maa

Lord Jagannath's poda pitha break at Mausi Maa Biswanath Mishra, who served Lord Jagannath Odisha's popular poda pitha when his chariot stopped at the Mausi...

Playing music for Lord Jagannath Bije Kahali

The chariot of Lord Jagannath, cannot move an inch till Subhas Chandra Mohanty blows the ceremonial trumpet Bije Kahali. Lord Jagannath is considered to be...
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Nila Madhab Panda sweeping the chariots in USA Rath Yatra

This year Film Maker Nila Madhab Panda performed the chera pahara or sweeping the chariot's path in Nashville, US. Jagannth Temple was Established in 1992...

The Secret of Purusottama Kshetra sanctity and significance

The chapter Utkala Khanda in Skanda Purana describes Purusottama Kshetra and presents information regarding its age, sanctity and significance. The importance of this great...

Saran Srikshetra Marada – Where Ratha Yatra was not celebrated

Saran Srikshetra Marada, when Ratha Yatra was celebrated in Lord Jagannath temples across Odisha and also outside, the festival went missing at a 300-year-old...

Purusottama Kshetra the Best of all Pilgrim Centres

Purusottama Kshetra is said to be Tirtharaja-the best of all Pilgrim centres-since the place promises liberation to all visitors who get the glimpse of...

The Legend of Jagannath documentary on National Geographic

The Legend of Jagannath documentary on National Geographic channel - The hour-long documentary, on National Geographic channel will showcase the colour and ceremonies associated...