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    Puri: As I Saw It

    PURI; The Place Puri, as we know it, is famous short form of ‘Jagannath Puri‘- the abode of ‘Lord of World’, and is one of the four dhamas or the pilgrimage places of Hindus. Standing tall on the eastern coast of Indian subcontinent, bordering the Bay of Bengal, Jagannath temple is a sculptured marvel, and equally revered are the deities residing inside. Unlike most of the temples in India, here, a sibling trio is worshiped, and moreover it is the only place where the deities are not made of stone but wood. The colossal structure situated on the grand road called ‘Bada Danda’ in odia can be explored through four…