Lord Jagannath

Another Name for Lord Vishnu

Jagannath, considered as the Lord of the world, is the name given to a particular form of Lord Vishnu or Krishna. Puri, near the town of Cuttack, in the state of Orissa, is considered to be the real dwelling place of Lord Jagannath. The chief center of worship is a great temple complex in that city, which houses three big statues of Krishna, Balram and Subhadra.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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