PM Modi Offers Prayers At Iconic Jagannath Temple In Puri; Here’s Why It Is A Must-Visit Temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi went to the Jagannath temple during his visit to Puri.

by Shreya Ghosh
PM Modi Offers Prayers At Iconic Jagannath Temple In Puri; Here’s Why It Is A Must-Visit Temple

Puri in Odisha is home to spectacular travel experiences. From beautiful beaches to holy temples to offbeat destinations, there is so much to explore in this state. Odisha is famous for the iconic Jagannath temple in Puri. A trip here is incomplete without visiting this spiritual place and offering prayers. Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi went to Puri and visited this temple as well.

PM Modi Prayed At Puri’s Jagannath Temple

The Prime Minister went to Puri on May 20 and shared glimpses of his experiences in this city. He prayed to Mahaprabhu Jagannath at the renowned Jagannath temple. Sharing a beautiful picture of his spiritual experience, he wrote, “May His blessings always remain upon us and guide us to new heights of progress.”


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Narendra Modi also led a roadshow during his visit to Odisha. It began from the Marchikote Chowk and continued to the Medical Square in Puri. BJP’s MP candidate Sambit Patra and state BJP president Manmohan Samal joined PM Modi on this humongous roadshow held on Monday, according to a report by India Today.

A massive crowd was present on the sides of the roads with thousands of people waiting for Modi ji. The concerned departments took the necessary steps and made arrangements for this grand roadshow in Puri.

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Add This Temple To Your Odisha Itinerary

This state welcomes lakhs of travellers every year. From tourists exploring places to students shifting to Odisha for higher education, it witnesses a massive footfall all the time. If you have plans to visit here soon, do not leave without visiting the Jagannath temple.

It is known as one of the Char Dham pilgrimages in India. A huge section of travellers head to Puri only to pray to Lord Jagannath and then they proceed to explore nearby beaches and markets. One of the most interesting facts about this place is how no one has seen the revered temple’s shadow. The architectural magnificence will impress you. From interesting unexplained mysteries to scenic views, offering prayers to Lord Jagannath here is a spiritual experience.

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Are you planning to visit the Jagannath temple in Puri?

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