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Jagannath Temple, Puri

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Admire the striking complex of Jagannath Temple, a Hindu temple dedicated to Jagannath, the Lord of the Universe. The current temple structure was built in 1161 by a local ruler, but it is believed that its origins date back more than 2,000 years. The main shrine, one of 120 temples within the complex, contains a wooden image of the presiding deity. Only Hindus are allowed onto the temple premises, but you can view the massive complex from the roof of a nearby library. A visit to Jagannath Temple represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Puri vacation builder to plot your vacation.
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  • Please avoid the pandas inside. Do not donate any money. Locals only provide 11 or 21 or 51 or 101 maximum. That also to the main idol. Beware .u will see the difference only if dnt give the donation ...  more »
  • Jai Dzhaganat is the largest temple in Puri and so city residents greet each other. In white, not allowed Temple entry only for Indians, but you can bypass around the temple and it will be God's blessing and support in later life. One hundred rupees you can buy Prasad, who prepare on ancient technologies. Prasad lasts its filled with grace. A thousand chefs prepare daily Prasad. ESD is a city where God partakes food and dine together with God is the highest form of spirituality.
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  • We went in the evening. In case you want to have Darshan you can go on your own. For doing Puja you may need a Pandit. Else you may give donation for what you had intended. Less rush, a good darshan a...  more »
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  • The mahaprasad, made from at least 15 varieties of vegetarian food, is cooked for nearly 10000 devotees on any given day at the 12th century shrine. Temple sources said at least 100 servitors sell mahaprasad worth over Rs 10 lakh on the shrine campus every day. The Jagannath Temple's kitchen is touted as the biggest shrine kitchen in the country.
  • Jai shree Jagannath....famous for car festival aslo known as ratha yatra....well maintained by the government as well as the temple authority...
  • Its a treat to the eyes you love art every engraving in the temple will make you go wow..lots of pandas available there to make you shed money to offer puja at the temple..guides are there to tell you about the history of the temple and take you to a walk around of the temple.Be careful with hanumans if you are carrying prasad in your hand..
  • This place is believed as vaikunth in earth in this kaliyuga Amazing peace and feel once you see lord Jagannath with big eyes Aum namo Narayan Lord Jagannath said to yamraj ji that puri people should not be taken to hell. So Puri is known as purushottam kshetra Hari aum.
  • Jai Shree Jagannath Jai Shree Jagatjanni Krshena Vanya