Puri Jagannadh Temple- More of Mysteries and Uniqueness

The Jagannadh Temple of Puri, Orissa, India is unique of its kind in many aspects. The temple houses Lord Jagannadha, BalaBhadra and Subhadra, as three dieties, with Jagannadha being the main deity. With its overall history dating back of Puranic times, the temple houses the idols made of wood, unlike any other temples, where idols are usually seen in stone or metal form. The legend has it that the idols were made with a log of wood during the time of King Indradyumna who ordered for the same, upon a divine direction from Lord Narada. Continue reading “Puri Jagannadh Temple- More of Mysteries and Uniqueness”