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Jagannath Temple, Agartala | Tripura , West Tripura

Built by the Manikya Dynasty of Tripura during the 19th century, the Jagannath Bari Mandir stands to be a pride of Tripura because of its architectural magnanimity.

Legend

There is a belief that the Neelmadhav idol consecrated at Puri was donated from the Jagannath Bari Mandir of Tripura.

Architecture

The Jagannath Bari Mandir, built by the Manikya King of Tripura Maharaj Radha Kishore Manikya, stands to be an architectural heritage that the state still boasts on. The architecture of the temple has influences of Islamic style of edifices. Though, the amalgamation of Arabic and Hemadpanthi in the exterior and the influences of Hindu architecture on the interiors have been perfectly balanced. The octagonal-base temple is orange in color and the ...View more

Darsan Info

Temple open at morning and close at night. Pilgrims can find this temple to be a wonderful subject to photography. Apart from the religious significance, the temple dedicated to Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra is a work of art.

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Darsan Dresscode

No specific dress code.

Culture

Tripura, one of the notable North-Eastern states of India, stands apart for enshrining their century-old heritage and the lineage of their culture. Once, the princely state, Tripura maintained its independence even during the British Raj in India. In 1974, Tripura accepted to be recognized as an Indian State.
70% of its population is Bengalis and the rest of the 30% belongs to the different tribes, residing in this area over the centuries and much before the Vedic times.
Tripura is accredited for its enriched culture including dance, music, musical theater and other performing arts. The people here are grateful to the great poet Rabindranath Tagore for promoting Tripura in his various literary creations like Rajarshi, Mukut, and Visharjan.
Their handicrafts, way of flamboyant dressing entice travelers from other states and abroad.
The Manikya Dynasty established almost all the important Hindu shrines across Tripura.

Language Spoken:English, Bengali, Hindi, Kokborok (Official Language)

Location and Contact

Krishna Nagar, Agartala, Tripura 799001
Head Office, Tripura Tourism Development Corporation Limited (TTDCL)-+91 3812325930, +91 3812323893

Reaching Tripura by airway is the best mode of conveyance. Devotees from anywhere across the country and abroad can avail regular flights to reach Agartala. Besides, pilgrims arriving via trains can stop by the Agartala Rail Station. NH 44 connects Tripura with the rest of the Indian states. Regular buses run from Shillong, Guwahati, Karimganj, and Silchar.

Additional Info

  1. Accomodation available near Jagannath Bari :-
    Rajarshee Yatri Niwas
    Yatrika
    Bhagat Singh Youth Hostel
    Rajarshi Badsha Hotel & Resorts
    Hotel Rajdhani
    Royal Guest House
    Hotel Radha International
    Hotel Executive Inn
    Hotel Star
    Hotel Minakshi
    Tripura Guest House
    Deep Guest House
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  2. State Bank of India
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Temple Rituals

Nitya Puja, Bhoga offerings and distribution and evening aarti are the main rituals followed at Jagannath Bari.

Regular Offerings

Flowers, Aarati, dhoop sticks are the common offerings at Jagannath Temple.

Special rituals

Ratha yatra is the main and the annual festival observed in this Jagannath temple in Tripura. Before the Ratha yatra, "Pahandi" is observed; the ritual of carrying of the deities onto the Chariots. The Rath Yatra festival last 9 days after which the deities are taken back to the temple.

famous Festivals

June:- Annual ratha Yatra festival also known as Maha Ratha Yatra observed at Melagarh.

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Priyanka on May 30, 2018 05:06 PM
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