Temple legends of Orissa

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Orissa Sahitya Akademi , Bhubaneswar
Temples, Hindu -- India -- Orissa, Temples, Hindu -- India -- Orissa -- Legends, Orissa (India) -- Religious life and cu


Orissa (India),

StatementRamesh Prasad Mohapatra.
ContributionsOḍiśā Sāhitya Ekāḍemī.
LC ClassificationsBL1234.76.O752 M65 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, iv, 104 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1374616M
LC Control Number92906315

Legends: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mohapatra, Ramesh Prasad, Temple legends of Orissa. Bhubaneswar: Orissa Sahitya Akademi, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ramesh Prasad Mohapatra; Oḍiśā Sāhitya.

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The Konark Sun Temple is not only a wondrous UNESCO World Heritage Site. It's undoubtedly the grandest and best-known sun temple in India, and also one of the country's most popular monuments. Nearly million people visit it per year. This is the highest footfall of any non-Mughal : Sharell Cook.

Nrusinghanath Temple, Orissa Sri Nrusinghanath Temple is Located in the sacred Gandhamardan Hills, which according to legends, Hanuman carried on his shoulders from the Himalayas as described in the ancient epic Ramayana, the temple at Nrusinghanath is an important pilgrimage site.

Konark Sun Temple (Surya Mandira) is a 13th-century CE Sun temple at Konark about 35 kilometres (22 mi) northeast from Puri on the coastline of Odisha, India. The temple is attributed to king Narasimhadeva I of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty about CE. Dedicated to the Hindu Sun God Surya, what remains of the temple complex has the appearance of a foot (30 m) high chariot with immense Inscription: (8th Session).

The temple is situated near the Jagannath temple of Puri. As per local people this temple was established by Lord Ramachandra. From the architectural point of view, the temple is not so important but from the religious point of view, it occupies an important position in the cultural history of Odisha.

Konark Sun Temple, the UNESCO World Heritage Site and a unique treasure of Orissa tourism, is one of the most beautiful and sacred temples of Orissa dedicated to the God Sun. Every year, thousands of devotees and travelers from other parts of the world come here to pay homage and explore amazing architecture Temple legends of Orissa book the temple.

The Shree Jagannath Temple of Puri is an important Hindu temple dedicated to Jagannath, a form of Vishnu, in Puri in the state of Odisha on the eastern coast of India. The temple is an important pilgrimage destination.

The present temple was rebuilt from the 10th century onwards, on the site of an earlier temple, and begun by King Anantavarman Chodaganga Deva, first of the Eastern Ganga ation: Hinduism.

The Jagannath Temple in Puri is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to Jagannath and located in the coastal town of Puri in the strte of Orissa, India. The name Jagannath (Lord of the Universe) is a combination of the Sanskrit words Jagat (Universe) and Nath (Lord of) and also, the word "Jagannatha" is evolved from "Jagati" (Oriya: ଜଗତି) (as an elevated platform or "Ratnabedi" on Temple legends of Orissa book the.

Hindu legends say that one of Krishna’s sons built the impressive Konark Sun Temple to honor the solar deity for healing him. Although this temple was actually built during the 13th century, it was conceived to be a monumental representation of the chariot of Surya, the Sun : Dhwty.

HISTORY & LEGENDS OF KONARK SUN TEMPLE. Since the time of Mahammad Ghori, Odisha was raided several times by the Muslims, but the Hindu kings of Odisha could resist them definitely for a longer period.

The Hindus were aware that it would be rather impossible for them to tackle with such a warrior nation and to drive them permanently out of. About the Author: Graduating, with Honours in English and topping the list in History, in the M.A.

examination, P. Ray Choudhury, M.A., B.L.

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(born Februat Cuttack, Orissa), has served in various Government posts of trust and responsibility. Specially selected () to re-write the District Gazetteers of Bihar, he continues, though superannuated (), to function as the.

Later a detailed book New Light on Sun Temple of Konarka was published in by Alice Boner, S R Sarma and R P Das. This is one of the first Author: Sivasankar Babu. Puri Jagannath temple history as follows. He did it in as an expression of his repentance of the killing of Brahmins.

The construction incurred an expenditure of 5 lakh tola of gold.

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Even after that, the temple flourished under the patronage of the Gajapati Kings. Every temple in Orissa follows the same pattern of construction.

Biman. About the Book Historical evidences are scant and scattered. Historians have tried to fill the voids with legends. Though legends are not evidence per se, they do carry a seed of truth somewhere.

The lost engineering techniques of several great temples have not received the importance they deserve. This is true for Konark too. In The Sun Temple of Konark, the author attempts to separate chaff. People also visit this temple to get a relief from unpleasant effects from bad terrestrial aspects.

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Kunjakanta Temple is located in the Dhenkanal Town on a hill. It is situated at Odisha. Legends of Kunjakanta Temple Sri Brundaban Chandra Krishna is worshipped at the Kunjakanta Temple. Konark Sun Temple, a World Heritage site as recognized by UNESCO is considered a jewel in the crown of Indian architecture and is the finest example of temple architecture in Orissa.

Konark is a Sanskrit term, formed with the combination of “Kon” which means “angle” and “Ark” which means “the sun”. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Das, R.K., Legends of Jagannath, Puri.

Bhadrak: Pragati Udyog, (OCoLC) Online version. Gundicha Temple has some interesting legends related to it. According to one legend, Gundicha, the queen of the King Indradyumna, was a great devotee of Lord Jagannatha. Because of her deep devotion, Lord Jagannath promises her to come to her house during Ratha Yatra.

My Book “Orissa, the land of temples” is a journey through the mystic stories of Hindu mythology, gods and is an eye opener for the. Built in the 13th century, the Sun Temple at Konark is a testimony to the architectural skill and artistry of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty—famously known as the Kalinga Dynasty.

The ancient temple is also called the Black Pagoda, thanks to its dark, sombre color and the fabled magnetic power that drew in ships to the Continue reading Legend of the Konark Sun Temple – or the Black Pagoda.

Konark is a small town in Puri district on the east coast of India in Bay of Bengal at a distance of 65 KM and 35 KM from Bhubaneswar and Puri respectively. It is the site of the Sun Temple (also known as the Black Pagoda) which was constructed with black granite by King Narasimhadeva-I ( AD) of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty and a World Heritage Site.

The temples of India are unique for its rich architecture and the interesting legends behind them. From devotees to travellers, these temples see a rush of people from every part of the world.

The Konark Sun Temple is one such wonder which you would find interesting. Temple Legends of Orissa, Orissa Sahitya Akademi, Bhubaneswar, A Popular book that presents various Myths and Legends associated with the Temples in Odisha (Orissa).

Published as part of Odishan/Orissan Heritage series by Odisha Sahitya Akademi. History & Architecture of the temple. The history and the many legends woven around the temple can be read in the temple chronicles called the Madalapanji.

Legends say there was a temple at Puri for thousands of years. Historians date the present temple to the 12th century and the rule of.

An ancient Gopal Jew temple, spread over one and a half acres in Nandi Sahi of Cuttack, draws thousands of devotees from across the state for Krishna Janmastami every year. The Kaḷinga architectural style is a style of Hindu architecture which flourished in the ancient Kalinga previously known as Utkal and part of the kingdom of Magadha or present eastern Indian state of style consists of three distinct types of temples: Rekha Deula, Pidha Deula and Khakhara Deula.

The former two are associated with Vishnu, Surya and Shiva temples while the third is. 4. The Konark Sun Temple, Konark, Orissa.

The Konark Sun Temple is one of the most famous temples in India and has been dedicated to the Lord Sun. It has been designed resembling his carriage with the entire temple being in the shape of a chariot with 12 wheels and dragged by 7 horses.

Get set to amazed by the ancient Shiva Lingas enshrined here at Panchalingeswar Temple. Perched atop of a hillock in Nilagari Hill in the Balasore district, Odisha, Panchalingeswar Temple is a Lord Shiva’s temple which is named after the five lingas of Shiva that are installed inside this shrine.

Next day post breakfast we make an excursion to Dhauli Giri or Dhauli hills; a prominent Buddhist pilgrimage site located at a distance of 8kms from the capital city of Orissa.

The hill stands along the banks of River Daya. The hills are of epic importance as legends tell that Dhauli was actually the battleground of Kalinga war. The temple is a specimen of Kalinga architecture and depicts unique artistic achievement.

The artistic works on the temple walls have highlighted memorable legends of the past through intricate designing on the stone. The temple is also an excellent embodiment of 13th century kingdom of Orissa. Category: Hindu Religious Structure. Timing: Dating back to 13th century AD, Ananta Vasudeva Temple is the worship place of the complete idols of Lord Krishna, Lord Balarama and Goddess Subhadra.

According to the legends, Lord Vishnu was worshiped at the place where Ananta Vasudeva Temple stands at present. The central thesis of the book questions the observations of Alexander McDonald () that “the religious culture of the Jagannath worship at the city of Puri is par excellence a meeting place between the Aryan and non-Aryan elements of the population”, and of Charles Fabri that “the temple of Jagannath along with all others built during the 7thth centuries bear the marks of non.