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Puri jagannath temple history

The Shri Jagannath Temple or Sreekshetra is the main attraction in Puri. It’s a heritage of puri. During the Pruranic ages, the king of Avanti, Indradyumna belonging to the Surya god had built the temple as ordained in a dream. After its destruction, King Jajati Kesari reconstructed the temple. And the existing model was a reconstruction done by King Anangabhimdev. He did it in 1198 as an expression of his repentance of the killing of Brahmins. The construction incurred an expenditure of 5 lakh tolla of gold. Even after that, the temple flourished under the patronage of the Gajapati Kings.… Continue Reading