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“A Divine experience.”
Review of Jagannath Temple

Jagannath Temple
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US$ 71.00*
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Private Excursion to Puri from Bhubaneswar
Ranked #1 of 40 things to do in Puri
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Jagannath Temple of Puri is an important Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Jagannath, a form of Vishnu, located on the eastern coast of India, in Odisha. The temple is an important pilgrimage destination and one of the four great 'Char Dham' pilgrimage sites, found at India's four cardinal points. The construction of the Jagannath temple was done by King Indradyumna. The temple is famous for its annual Rath Yatra, or chariot festival, in which the three principal deities, viz., Jagannath, Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra are pulled on huge and elaborately decorated temple cars. Unlike the stone and metal icons found in most Hindu temples, the image of Jagannath is made of wood and is ceremoniously replaced every twelve or nineteen years by an exact replica. The temple is sacred to all Hindus and especially in those of the Vaishnavite traditions. It is understood that the temple does not have a shadow. No birds sit or hover over the temple. Darshan of the temple flag and the ‘Srichakra’ adorning the top of the temple tower is very auspicious.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's my good luck that I get a call from Lord Jagannath and am able to visit Puri every year.
God here is omnipresent and he knows your mind and desires. You don't need to ask for anything. Just pray and remember Him always.
One must plan a visit to Puri and give Puja and Lord Jagannath Temple.
A place for peace and strength.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most important place in our Hinduism but we are ruining it day by day. There is huge money game there, if you spend more bucks you will get a panda who will act like a bouncer and will hit everyone who comes in your place. I am totally dissatisfied with this attitude of pandas.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While the Darshan of Lord Jagannath is a great experience spiritually, the crowd management is not well thought out. Consequently, the crowds are difficult to handle and there is lot of pushing around to be done to have proper Darshan. The temple in itself is grand.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lord has to actually call you to be able to visit & get his darshan. The complex is under renovation and you would not be actually see the deities. The rush is too much, so plan for an early morning tryst with lord. If you have a family panda, the life is easier. They are good people not trying to fleece you as in other temple towns

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