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Religion is in existence from the day of man’s existence on earth. Though the primitive religion had no explanation, that era had heavenly procedures. As time change even religion does, in today’s world we have many religions with different followers overall the world.

Orissa is a well known pilgrimage place; this place is done with several experiences with own set of traditions. Pilgrimage of Orissa is an enchanting know-how meant for the person who is implicated in it. The pilgrimage sites in Orissa have its existence from the primitive 200 BC. These sites are as drawing cards to people from all parts of the world. The mostly visited festivals of the state are the Puri’s Rath Yatra of the temple Jagannath.

The Pilgrimage of Orissa admits several temples of Hindu’s namely Bhaskareswar, Bharateswar, Ananta Vasudeva, Papanasini, Rameswar, Sunarneswar, Taleswar, Uttareswar, Subraneswar, Rajarani, Swarnajaleswar, Tirtheswar and Baladevajew temples. The chief pilgrimage spot of Orissa is the Jagannath Temple of Puri, lord Jagannath is considered to be the Lord of Universe. The construction of this temple was done around 12th century. There is a protection to this temple by 2 walls, this shrine is devoted to Balabhadra, Subhadra and Krishna, and also there is a restriction for non-Hindus for entering the temple.

The Pilgrimage of Orissa is not complete without taking the Mahaprasada, this is Lord Jagannath’s spiritual food, and the devotees attend immense satisfaction by having this Mahaprasada. Here is the mention of the imperative Pilgrimage sites of Orissa :

Atri :

Sited in Khurda region of Orissa, at the distance of forty two kms as of the principal city, Atri has very well known hot water sulfur springs in the interiors of Orissa.

Bhubaneshwar :

Bhubaneswar is fundamentally a settlement of tanks and temples, by means of grandiose Lingaraja temples prevailing the scenery approximately for miles. Nevertheless many of the temples have elongated buckled under the destructive impels of nature; positioning various sizes yet now exist accurately within hundreds.

Deulajhari :

The hot water spring Deulajhari, is located in the state of Orissa that exerts a pull on an add up to numerous tourists as of all about the world. Enclosed by emerald velvety forests, the hot water spring which is positioned near Angul and Athamalik of Deulajhari.

Jajpur :

Jajpur was the affluent and imperative centre for commerce and trade in the ancient period. Its varied cultural cross- currents invigorated and ameliorated the city yet in the days of stay of the Huien T'Sang, the Chinese traveller.

Konark :

Arka-Tirtha is also the name given to the Konark and this temple is dedicated to Lord Surya, the god of Sun. It is positioned on the seashore at the distance of 33 kms from Puri and from Bhubaneshwar is at the distance of 64 kms. This temple was being constructed in the 13th century with the black stone and is also well thought-out as the most flamboyant architecture of the show pieces in India.

Puri :

On the Bay of Bengal’s coast is located at the distance of 60 kms from Bhubaneshwar, is the sanctified City Puri. This place is also in the list of the Char Dhams of India which are namely Dwarka, Puri, Badrinath, and Rameswaram.

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