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Puri Jagannath Temple Facts and Mysteries

Incredible odisha

In other parts of India, you may have seen birds perched on Jagannath temple walls or planes flying above them, but nothing flies above this temple.

The no-flying zone

The flag on top of Jagannath temple flies in the opposite direction of the wind with no scientific reasoning to back it up.

The flag that defies wind direction

The architectural technique used to position the chakra, which is visible from any corner of the city and appears to face you regardless of your position.

The mystery of the Sudarshan Chakra

When you enter the temple through this door, you can clearly hear the sound of the waves, but once inside, you will no longer hear them.

Silence of the waves

When sunlight falls on one part of the subject, it casts a shadow on the other, resulting in shade. This temple, on the other hand, is said to have no shadows at any time of day.

Temple structure

Every day, a priest climbs the walls of Jagannath temple, which is about the height of a 45-story building.

Climbing of the priest

The wind blows toward land during the day and the wind from the land blows toward the sea during the evening in everywhere in the world. The exact reverse occurs in Puri

Reverse breeze

The chariots used in the Raja Rath yatra festival at Puri Jagannath Temple are huge, intricately designed, and are said to be over a thousand years old.

The secret of the chariots

The wooden deities at Puri Jagannath Temple are said to be over a thousand years old, but their exact age and origin are still a mystery.

The secret of the wooden deities