Sri Jagannath Temple, Chandigarh
Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh
Situated in Chandigarh, Jagannath Temple is one of the famous temple dedicated to Lord Jagannath. Located in the defence area ( Sector-31 D), the temple was constructed with the help of lot of defence and civil dignitaries. The Bhumi Pujan of the temple was held in 1982.
The temple consists of four structures called (a) the Vimana or Bada Deula sanctum sanctorum) (b) the Jagamohan or Mukhasala (the porch), (c) the Natamandir (the audience hall) and (d) the Bhogamandap (the hall for residuary offerings) built in a row in an axial alignment in east-west direction. The temple faces the east. The Vimana is constructed in Pancharatha (temple containing five Pagas or segments) Rekha order. Like a full-fledged Odi...View more
han temple, it has four-fold vertical divisions, i.e. the Pitha (pedestal), the Bada (wall), the Gandi (trunk) and the Mastaka (the head). The temple stands on a high pedestal though a major portion of it is buried in the ground. The visible portion shows three mouldings are richly carved.
Timings : The temple opens from 06:00 AM - 12:30 PM and from 04:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Wear neat and good looking clothes. Avoid shorts for men
Chandigarh has a cosmopolitan culture and right from the early times, the city has attracted people from all over the country. The city is known for its folk songs and dances which are popular all over the country. Bhangra, Giddha, Luddi, Jhumar, Julli, Sammi, Teeyan, Dankara, Gatka, etc. are some of the popular folk dances of the city. Even in the Indian movie industry, these dance forms and folk songs are used widely. Many of the festivals celebrated in the city are accompanied by these performing arts. Some of the important festivals celebrated include Baisakhi in April which marks Punjabi New Year and also the beginning of the harvest season. Lohri is another harvest festival and is celebrated in January.
Chandi Path, Sector 31D, Chandigarh, 160030
International Airport Chandigarh - Mohali.
Prepaid taxis are available from International and Domestic Airport to temple.
The Train Stations for outbound and incoming trains (within India are Chandigarh Railway Station). Auto rickshaws are available from this station to reach temple area.
Chandigarh Bus station. From there you can get local buses to reach the temple.
Morning pooja and arati starts from 06:00 AM onwards. Daily sevas to be performed accodring to temple calendar