Jagannath Temple : Story, Mystery & Facts

Introduction The Hindu god Krishna is revered as Jagannatha at Puri, Odisha, and Ballabhpur, a neighborhood of Shrirampur, West Bengal state, India. Puri’s Jagannatha temple, built in the 12th century, rises over the town. Wooden images of Jagannatha, his brother Balabhadra, and his sister Subhadra can be found in the sanctuary. In modern Puri depictions … Read more

Meenakshi Temple ( Madurai ): History, Architecture & Amazing Facts

Introduction The oldest temple in Madurai, the Meenakshi temple, spreads its spiritual aura over the souls of devotees. Meenakshi is an avatar of Goddess Parvati, Lord Shiva’s consort, and this shrine, which dates back over 2500 years, is considered as old as the city it provides luster to. Etched on the southern bank of River … Read more

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