Puri Jagannath

Puri Jagannath Dham

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Puri Jagannath
Puri Jagannath

Sri jagannath puri dham is one of the four holy shrines in all 4 directions. It’s far believed that badrinath dham is the pilgrimage website of satyuga and the north. Rameswaram Dham is the shrine of Tretayug and South. Dwarka Dham is the Dvaparyug and the Dham of the west direction. And Jagannath Puri Dham is the holy abode of Kali Yuga and east direction. Let’s know where is the abode of Jagannathji? Jagannath Puri Dham is located in the city of Puri in the state of Orissa. The city is known for the temple of Lord Jagannath. It is a famous pilgrimage site. Puri Jagannath Dham.

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History

Once upon a time, Shri Krishna ji was sleepy and suddenly the word ‘Radhe’ came out of his mouth. Patranis present nearby heard this word and started talking among themselves. She started saying how much we all serve the Lord, yet the word ‘Radhe’ came out of her mouth. This means that they remember Radha ji, that is why they always remember her.

Rath Yatra Festival Of Jagannath Temple

The Rath Yatra festival of Jagannath Puri temple is famous all over the world. Once a year, the journey of Lord Jagannath is taken out in the month of June-July. In this, the three main deities of the temple, Lord Jagannath, his elder brother Balabhadra and Bhagini Subhadra, are taken out of the temple in three different grand and equipped chariots on a journey out of the city. The festival of Rath Yatra is celebrated with great enthusiasm from the medieval period itself. Along with this, the Rath Yatra is carried out in many Vaishnav Krishna temples in India. This rath yatra festival lasts for 10 days. The chariots are built and decorated like temples. The construction of the chariots starts from the month of January and February.

Timing

Jagannath Temple is open seven days a week. The worship and ritual system of this temple is very elaborate and hundreds of pandas and priests are present in the temple premises to perform the rituals. Puri Jagannath Dham.

How To Reach

By Air

The nearest airport to Puri is Bhubaneswar which is 60 km from Puri. You can reach Puri by booking a bus, taxi or car from Bhubaneswar Airport. Puri Jagannath Dham.

By Train

Puri is a terminus on the East Coast Railway which is directly connected with New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Okha, Ahmedabad, Tirupati etc. by express and super fast trains. Some important trains are Kolkata (howrah) puri howrah explicit, jagannath explicit, new delhi purushottam express and many others. Khurda Road Station, 44 km from Puri, is a convenient train route for Chennai and Western India. The station is about one km north of the city. After this you can reach the temple by rickshaw and auto rickshaw.

By Bus

There are bus stands near Gundicha Temple from where buses to Puri are available. A number of buses ply from Kolkata and Visakhapatnam to Puri as well. Puri Jagannath Dham.

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