Shree Mandira Parikrama Project: Odisha kicks off Rs 800-crore Jagannath Temple heritage corridor redevelopment

Upon completion, devotees will get an obstructed view of the temple from a distance. (File) Odisha kicked off the ambitious Shree Mandira Parikrama Project to develop areas adjacent to the Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri. Shree Jagannath Temple Managing Committee Chairman and Puri’s titular king Dibyasingha Deb laid the foundation stone in the presence of … Read more

Covid-19: As Jagannath Temple reopens, here’s how officials plan to implement safety protocols

Officials expect a daily footfall of 10,000 once the temple opens for devotees from outside the state. (Photo credit: SJTA) As the Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri reopens for devotees after four months on Monday, it will put to test the temple administration’s strategy that could become a template for other shrines during the pandemic. … Read more

Jagannath Temple in Puri: When is the best time to visit the tallest temple in Odisha?

The temple spreads across an area of more than 4 lakh square feet or 37,000 square metres. Puri Jagannath Temple: Located in Odisha’s Puri, the Jagannath Temple is a very important Hindu temple, especially for Vaishnavites. It is one of the Char Dhams, and is among the most visited shrines in the country. Based on … Read more