Mysteries of Jagannath Puri Temple

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I am sure a lot of you must have heard about Jagannath Puri Temple has some amazing mysteries behind it. Let’s have a look at them in detail:

Jagannath Puri Temple

There are a lot of mysteries about Jagannath Puri Temple that will amaze you. It is believed that the heart of Krishan Ji still beats inside this temple. A lot of statues of gods are made of sand or some other material, but the statue of Jagannath Ji is made out of wood. Every 12 years, the statue of Jagannath Ji is changed and the lights of the entire city are shut down. Even pandit ji who is supposed to change the statue is supposed to do this process in the dark. It has been heard that Pandit Ji also experiences the heartbeat of Lord Krishna while changing the statue. The flag above this temple moves in the opposite direction of air which is quite an interesting fact. Even scientists have not been able to find out the reason behind this. The flag is changed every day and it is said that if the flag is not changed even for one day then the temple will be closed straight for 18 years. You will be amazed to know that you can also bring the flag home if it’s your luck. 


The eyes of the pandit ji are covered along with his hands. This process is of 2 hours and is completed in this duration only. One family has been doing this process for generations. 

There are certain powers inside this temple which cannot be described. People have experienced some strong energies inside the temple and any of your wishes if desired with a true heart can come true here.

No Fly Zone

The entire area of Jagannath Puri Temple is a no-fly zone. It means that no drone or airplane is allowed to fly in that region. To your surprise, you will not even observe birds near the temple. Even birds don’t fly near Jagannath Puri Temple premises. 

Jagannath Rath Yatra

Jagannath Rath Yatra is organized once a year. It is believed that Jagannath Ji took a bath and got ill with a fever once. After his recovery, he visits his massi’s house which is around 2-3 km away from the temple. More than thousands of people join in this yatra with only one wish they get the opportunity just to touch the statue of Lord Jagannath or his caravan. 

How the journey of Raunak Singh started?

When COVID-19 started, Raunak Singh observed how helpless the migrant laborers of Orissa were while returning home. His instinct raised to help them in one way or the other. He contacted a known person and started the service of helping those people with him. Initially, he used to distribute 10,000 bottles of water every single day to the laborers returning to their homes. He along with his partner and with the help of local authorities, pitched tents in some distance to provide water and small refreshments. 


Do watch the podcast with Raunak Singh on Mysteries of Jagannath Temple on RealHit Youtube Channel.

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