In describing Jagannath Puri Dham as Shankha-kshetra, a conch-like area comprised of 115 transcendental tirthas, teerthams and shrines, we have begun to describe the seven concentric folds within which all these holy spots are contained. The first, innermost fold is home to the Jagannath Deities Themselves, in the sanctum of Their 12th century shrine. The second fold, a... View details ⇨
Hair on lord Jagannath.
There was a brahmana in Puri named Talicha Mohapatra. He was one of the pujaris of Lord Jagannath, He was engaged the whole day from morning to night in the perosonal service of Lord Jagannath, Baladeva and Subhadra. These deities were everything to him.
One day the King came to have Jagannaths darshan. Usually when the King came to the temple he would ask for... View details ⇨