One of the purest and most joyous celebrations in the country is Raksha Bandhan. It celebrates the bond of love that siblings share. On this day, the sister or sisters tie a sacred thread on their brother’s wrist. The brothers, in return, vows to protect them forever. There are also many tales and myths that surround the origin of raksha Bandhan. It not celebrates the bond of blood siblings but also people who share a brotherhood towards each other. They also exist as gifts on those days. Talking about gifts, have you decided what to give your sibling this year? Is it the same old things? Well, then skip them and book a Jagannath Temple Darshan Tour for them instead.
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One of the holiest and sacred Jagannath Temples in India is the glorious Jagannath temple in the archaic city of Puri. It is dedicated to Lord Jagannath, Balaram and Goddess Subhadra. It is an extremely important and auspicious pilgrim place for the devotees and is one of the four dhams that makes up the Char Dham. We all know that deities and idols are usually made up of stone or metal. But, in Puri, they carve out the idols out of neem wood. Also, these idols disintegrate themselves. King Anantavarman was the mind behind this temple. Many people from across the world come every day for theJagannath Temple Darshan Tour. Continue reading this blog for information on this enchanting temple.
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Built in the 11th century and being one of the ‘Char Dhams’, the Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri, Odisha, is perhaps one of the most revered places of worship for Hindus.It also serves as a mighty historical structure built about millennia ago, in the year 1078.The temple is famous for its annual Rath Yatra which is witnessed by millions as the three colossal chariots carry the deities.
The English word Juggernaut shares its origin from this annual parade. But that’s not the sole specialty of the place. Millions of people visit Odisha to gain Lord Jagannath blessings.Some amazingly enigmatic activities without any scientific explanation is found to be prevalent in this breath-taking place.
Some stupefying facts on Jagannath Temple.
1.Defying Nature’s Code of Conduct: The flag mounted on the top of the Jagannath Temple is a unique example of a stupefying fact. This particular flag flows in the opposite direction to the wind’s course without any scientific background to back it up.
2. The Daily ascent: Every day a priest scrambles the walls of the temple having a height equivalent to that of a 45 storey building, to change the flag atop the temple dome. This ritual date far back to the day the temple was built. The practice is done with bare hands without any protective gear. It’s believed if the ritual is skipped one day from the calendar, the temple will be shut down for a long 18 years.
3. No Shadow: The temple is reported to have no shadow at all, at any time of the day from any directions