Shree Jagannath Temple, Puri

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Jagannath Temple
Temple overview

Shree Jagannath Temple,Puri is an hindu worshiping temple. Which isdedicated to Lord Jagannath. Lord Jagannath is a form of lord Vishnu(vashatkaarah) located on the eastern coast at Puri in the state of Odisha. Shree Jagannath Temple,Puri  is an important pilgrimage destination in Odisha . Shree Jagannath Temple is one of the four great ‘Char Dham’ pilgrimage sites over india’s four cardinal points. The present relieing temple of Jagannath was rebuilt from the 10th century along with the site of an earlier temple. It was begun by King Anantavarman Chodaganga Deva.  Shree Jagannath Temple is famous for its annual Ratha yatra( chariot festival) which will be celebrated every year. In which the three principal deities are pulled on huge and elaborately decorated temple yathra. These terms gave their name Juggernaut to the English term. Unlike the stone in Jagannath Temple and metal icons and the image of Jagannath is made totally of wood. 

The entire ritual of the lord Jagannatha has a pattern conceived keeping such twin aspects in view.

Temple Timings in  Shree Jagannath Temple,Puri:-

Timings Rituals
5:00am to 6:00am Dwarpitha and Mangal Aarati
6:00am to 6:30am Mailam and Abakash
6:30am to 6:45am again Mailam
7:00am to 8:00am Sahanamela(ratnavedi Darshan)
8:00am to 8:30am Rosha Homa Surya Puja and Dwarapal
9:00am Gopala Ballava Puja
10:00am Sakala Dhupa(Morning food offering)
11:00am to 1:00pm  Madhyanha (Afternoon food offering)
1:00pm to 1:30pm Madhyanha Pahudha
7:00pm to 8:00pm Sandhya Dhupa

Special Darshan Timings in Shree Jagannath Temple,Puri with entry fee:-

  1. Darshan near Ratna Simhasan – Rs10 per head after Madhyanha Dhup and Sakal Dhup.
  2. Mailam and Chandana Lagi – Rs10 per head after Sandhya Dhup.
  3. Darshan near Ratna Simhasan – Free during Sahanamela.
  4. Dshan near Bhitar Katha – Rs150 during Beshalagi.