Jagannath Temple, Koraput
|Jagannath Temple, Koraput|
|ଜଗନ୍ନାଥ ମନ୍ଦିର, କୋରାପୁଟ
|Primary deity||Lord Jaganath|
|Architectural styles||Hindu temple architecture|
|Number of temples||୧|
|History and governance|
|Date built||12th century CE|
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Sri Jagannath temple (popularly known as "Sabarasrikhetra") (Odia: ଶାବର ଶ୍ରୀକ୍ଷେତ୍ର) is a temple located in Koraput, Odisha. It is not only built as an altar for worship, but also as a multipurpose area for Jagannath consciousness. Jagannath consciousness is the main theme of Jagannath which can not be confined within the limits of a traditional religious theological order, because it is a cult (or even a philosophical system).
It is originated from the tribal culture, and it has no antagonism towards any religion, caste or creed, Practice of tolerance in the real life of the individual and the society wedded to this ideal, is one piece used in the cult. This is practiced at Sabarasrikhetra in letter and spirit. Everybody has free access to this shrine, which virtually demonstrates the very concept of Jagannath consciousness having tribal bias.
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