Jagannath means the Lord of the Universe, which is direct related to Lord Vishnu and his Krishna Avatar.
The following are the facts of the temple which people don’t have any scientific reason to believe but it is true.
- The historic Jagannath temple was built in the year 1078 at Puri.
- The temple is includes among one of the ‘Char Dhams’ and other nearside temple must visit are Dwarka, Badrinath nad Rameshwaram.
- The flag located on the top of the dome was always waves in the opposite directions of air flow.
- A priest climbs every day on the dome around 45 story building high and changes the flag, since 1800 it is a part of rituals if any day it is not changed then the temple for next 18 years will shut.
- The Sudarshana Chakra on the top of the temple is always seems that it is facing you, it doesn’t matter that in which direction you stand.
- In coastal region during day time the sea breeze blow from sea towards land and evening time it blow from land towards sea but in Puri it is just reverse.
- It is too surprising that no planes not even birds will not flies above the temple till now.
- The main dome of temple is constructed in such a way that the shadow cannot be seen at any time.
- The quantity of Prasadam cooked in temple was same throughout the year that if the number of devotee visiting the temple varies from 2000 to 200000 depends on the day it doesn’t effect.
- The Prashadam was neither wasted or nor insufficient for the devotee.
- The Prasadam was cooked in 7 pots are put one on top of another using firewood, it is surprising that the top pot was cooked first followed by bottom pots in order.
- Ocean situated near the temple, when people entered the main door( Simhadwaram) all can haer the sound of the ocean water then once you passed the main door and if again get back step you can’t hear the same sound which you hear once.
The present day structure of Shri Jagannatha Temple Puri is very different and difficult too from initial design of the temple.
The main temple was first constructed by the Chola kings and the Meghanada Pancheri, Mukha sala, Nata Mandapa nad other rulers rulling the area in later times.
The old idols of the deity’s are buried on one another and it is said by the ancient people that they disintegrate on their own.
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