Lord Shri Jagannath

Temple History

Shree Jagannath i.e Jagat (the universe), Nath (the Lord) the Lord of the Universe is the manifestation of knowledge, power, majesty, strength, energy and self-sufficiency. He is the remover of sin, savior of the fallen soul and giver of salvation. Lord of the masses and Lord of the suffering humanity, He responds to all beyond the barrier of the caste, creed, religion faith and race.

The Temple has been built by Kalinga Cultural Trust and consecrated in March 2009. The Temple is a replica of the Puri Jagannath Temple with close resemblance to it in many aspects.

More than 100 devoted workers toiled for about five years and the construction of the main Temple and Temple for Lord Ganesh, Anjaneya Swamy, Maa Vimala, Maa Laxmi, Lord Shiva and Nabagrah was completed in March 2009. The Temple replicates the Puri Jagannath Temple with Vimana/Devla (Garbha Gruha), Mukhashala (Jagan Mohan), Nata Mandir (dancing hall)and Bhoga mandap (offering enclave).

The intricate stone carvings, craftsmanship, sculptures of the temple arouse unique aesthetic feelings in devotees. The upa-Devalayams are equally spectacular and arouses spiritual feelings. The mythological and religious murals on the boundary wall consisting of history of construction of the Jagannath temple at Puri, Dasha Avatar and mysteries and miracles of God and Goddesses in different form and stage are educative and enlightening. The lighting of the temple has been artistically planned and gives a spectacular appearance at night.

Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra adorn the sanctum sanctorum of the main temple the Mukhya devalayam. The upa-devalayam of Lord Ganesh, Maa Vimala, Maa Laxmi, Sri Anjaneya Swamy, Lord Shiva (Kasi Viswanath) and Navagrahas deeply enhance the spiritual temper of the devotees.


Additional Information

The temple is famous for its annual Rathyatra festival attended by thousands of devotees.

From Rajiv Gandhi International Airport the temple is 33 KM. It is 8 KM from Nampally Railway Station and 11.6 Km from Secunderabad Railway Station. Local buses and taxis are easily available to get to the temple.
  • 6.00-12.00, 17.00-21.00
  • Contact Person: Mr. L.Girish, Admn. Asst.
  • Contact Number: 9494566991