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Jagannathyatra is a web portal dedicated for the travellers coming to Puri, the abode of Lord Jagannath. Puri also known as Shrikshetra Puri is where one can find religious sanctity and rich knowledge about Jagannath Sanskriti. At Jagannathyatra, the travellers (whether pilgrims or tourists) can explore nearby places and can conveniently discover the cultural heritage, the rich tradition and the religious sanctity of Jagannath Puri (Shrikshetra or Puri dham)

This is not only a web portal, its more like a network where we have added Jagannath yatra to several social networks where we can create and add in articles, pictures, videos. One can ask questions, get answers just like a discussion forum. Travellers can share their views and experiences, add travelling videos and discuss anything related to the Place and the Lord so that we can spread more and more knowledge and create awareness about Jagannath Dham and Jagannath Sanskriti.

So, enjoy your time here, dwell in the cultural heritage of Puri. Happy Touring!

"Jagannath swamy, Nayana patha gami, Bhavoh tume"

Sand Art

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About Jagannath Temple

The Jagannath Temple in Puri

is a famous Hindu Temple dedicated to Jagannath (Vishnu) and located in the coastal town of Puri in the state of Orissa, India. The name Jagannath (Lord of the Universe) is a combination of the Sanskrit words Jagat (Universe) and Nath (Lord of).The Temple is an important pilgrimage destination for many Hindu traditions, particularly worshippers of Krishna and Vishnu, and part of the Char Dham pilgrimages that a Hindu is expected to make in one's lifetime.

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Ratha Yatra is a huge Hindu festival

associated with Lord Jagannath held at Puri in the state of Orissa, India during the months of June or July. Most of the city's society is based around the worship of Jagannath with the ancient Temple being the fulcrum of the area. The festival commemorates Lord Jagannath's annual visit to Gundicha mata's Temple via aunt's home (Mausi Maa Temple which is near Balagandi Chaka in Puri).

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