Eagle Wings Vacations to a Holy Place PURI
Eagle Wings Bangalore describes the famous holy place PURI. In India if one has heard the
name they just remind one name Puri Jagannath. Here Eagle Wings Vacations explains the
some tourist places in PURI. Jagannath Temple is one of the most renowned as well as the
biggest temples of Orissa. Established in the 12th century, the temple is dedicated to Lord
Jagannath, Lord of the Universe. The credit for laying the foundation of the Jagannath temple of
Puri goes to Raja Ananta Varman Chodaganga Dev. The temple is located at a distance of 60 km
from Bhubaneswar, on the coast of Bay of Bengal, and is greatly revered by the devotees
following the Vaishnava traditions.
Most popular attractions of the Jagannatha Temple of Puri comprises of its Rath Yatra that is
organized every year. Rath Yatra is a unique festival celebrated in the honor of Lord Jagannath.
It is basically a chariot festival, where idols of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Goddess
Subhadra. This auspicious festival falls in the month of Asadha, on the second day of the lunar
fortnight that is during the month of June-July. It is an ancient festival that is considered the
gateway to heavens by the devotees.
Sri Lokanath Temple, It is second most popular of the Puri temples and is dedicated to Lord
Shiva. The Linga of the temple was installed by Sri Rama himself. The temple is situated on the
outskirts of the twin nearly 3kms away from the main temple. Close to the city of Puri is Konark
which is the site of the World Heritage Center, the Sun Temple. The beauty of the temple and
its splendid architecture has prompted scholars to name it a Dream in Stones. Chilika Lake is the
largest brackish lake in India and is famous for its natural beauty. The lake is a bird watchers
dreams come true and it plays host to hundreds of varieties of migratory birds especially the
Beaches are the main tourist attractions in Puri. Every tourist coming to Puri enjoys the
splendor of the Golden Beach of Puri. The beach is covered in golden sand and is set
geographically in such a manner that both sunrise and sunset can be equally enjoyed from here.
Eagle Wings Vacations provides tourist packages to Puri, with your family members.