Kharagpur Jagannath Temple
Lord Krishna has taken the form of Jagannath, the Lord of the Universe in the Jagannath temple at Puri. The resemblance of this temple is also made in Kharagpur. Jagannath Dev is worshipped in Hindu traditional places like Bengal, Orissa and at Bangladesh. In the temple god lives with his brother, Baladev and sister Subhadra. It is hereby with a mythological story that in Satyayugh, Indradyumna who was the king from Rajasthan to Andhra Pradesh was a great devotee of Lord Vishnu. As a great devotee Lord Vishnu once came into his meditation to go to Orissa for making the temple of Jagannath with the divine and magical log. Then Vishwakarma turned out the divine log into incomplete but mysterious and beautiful three figures of Jagannath and his siblings, Baladev and Subhadra.
Kharagpur Rath Yatra
In the month of June-July or Ashadha Lord Jagannath, Baladev and sister Subhadra step out for a cool bath as they unable to bear the heat inside the temple. This is also Snana Purnima. During the prolonged bath which is with 108 pots of water which done under the blazing the Sun. This leads them to fall sick and having them to take rest and being taken care for 15 days for treatment for illness in a recovery chamber is called Anasar Ghar. After the 15 days of treatment and caring and providing them with fruits and Ayurvedic medicine. Jagannath and his elder brother and sister to go to their Aunt’s house Gundicha. Hence god comes out to visit their devotees and the devotees serve their Lord by the huge and majestic Rath to their aunt’s house.
Kharagpur Rath Fair
As a festival and celebrating the joy and happiness the Rath Yatra which happens in Kharagpur the fair is organized in Ravan Maidan. In the Maidan many shop and amusement rides are made for the people.
Jagannath Temple Location
The temple is situated in Kharagpur located at beside the Puja Mall or the Big Bazaar in Nimpura Rd. near Gate Bazaar Chauraha. This temple which is just the resemblance of the actual Jagannath Mandir in Orissa.
Jagannath Temple Situated
The Jagannath temple is situated beside the Puja Mall or the Big Bazaar in Nimpura Rd. near Gate Bazaar Chauraha. In the temple there are many deities and gods who are Shiva Ji, Hanuman Ji, Ganesh Ji, Radha Krishna idol and Laxmi Devi idol is also there. The resemblance of the actual Jagannath Mandir in Orissa.
Jagannath Temple Images
The beautiful images of Jagannath Dev, Baladev and Subhadra with the Rath Yatra and beautiful construction of the Temple with Gate .