Jagannath Temple, Koraput

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Jagannath Temple, Koraput
ଜଗନ୍ନାଥ ମନ୍ଦିର, କୋରାପୁଟ
ଶାବର ଶ୍ରୀକ୍ଷେତ୍ର
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Jagannath Temple, Koraput is located in Odisha
Jagannath Temple, Koraput
Jagannath Temple in Odisha
Geography
Coordinates18°48′38.18″N 82°42′33.11″E / 18.8106056°N 82.7091972°E / 18.8106056; 82.7091972Coordinates: 18°48′38.18″N 82°42′33.11″E / 18.8106056°N 82.7091972°E / 18.8106056; 82.7091972
CountryIndia
StateOdisha
LocationKoraput
Culture
SanctumLord Jaganath
Architecture
ArchitectureHindu temple architecture
Number of temples
History
Date built12th century CE

Sri Jagannath temple (popularly known as "Sabarasrikhetra") 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).[1]

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.[2]


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  1. ^ "Sabara Srikhetra - A Sacred Place in Koraput".
  2. ^ "Sabara Srikhetra".

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