Jagannath Temple
Location: Baripada
Famous For : Jagannath, Balabhadra and the goddess Subhadra
District: Mayurbhanj
History : Sri Jagannath Temple (Oriya: ଶ୍ରୀ ଜଗନ୍ନାଥ ମନ୍ଦିର) is a famous Hindu temple located in baripada, Mayurbhanj district, in the state of Odisha. This is the third popular Jagannatha temple in Odisha after Puri and the ‘Shabara Shreekshetra’ in Koraput. The annual unique Ratha Yatra is a major attraction in the town of Baripada. The sikhara is a pancharatha one. Known as the Second Srikhetra of Orissa,Baripada.The Jagannath temple of Baripada is one of the oldest temple of Orissa. It's Rathayatra is the oldest one after PURI. & Second biggest after Puri ratha yatra .It is being celebrated since last 500+ years. The rituals of Baripada Rathayatra is something special.It gives priority to Female devotees to pull the Subhadra ratha,which is unique of its kind.Which attracts the female devotees from the neighbouring states also. This is the major exception of Jagannatha Temple of Baripada. There is an Ananda Bazaar (means God’s restaurant in Oriya) where visitors can buy and have the delicious and healthy Abadha/Mahaprasada (food offered to the deities).
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