Indradyumna Tank Puri – 14/50 Best places to visit in Puri (2021) | Visit in and Around Puri
Indradyumna Tank Puri is consider as one Tirtha among Pancha Tirtha in Puri. Pancha Tirtha means five sacred place. Indradyumna Tank, Markandeya Tank, Swetaganga, Sea and RohiniKunda are considered as five Tirtha in Puri.
It is said that, pilgrims gets salvation after bathing in the Pancha Tirtha and visiting Lord Jagannath. Also said that visit to Puri is incomplete without bathing in the Pancha Tirtha.
King Indradyumna performed as Aswamedh Yajna and distributed alms and donated cows in huge numbers to Brahmins here. Legends also say a huge cavity on the surface of the land was created by the cow feet which was later transformed into a huge pond and it is considered one among the “Pancha Tirtha” of the Srikshetra. Devotees perform tarpan, sradha for their ancestors and take holy bath here.
Location – Near to Gundicha Temple |
Build By – King Indradyumna
Tank Dimension – 485ft long and 396ft width
God Worshiped – Nilakantheswar
Distance from Jagannath Temple – 3.5KM
Distance from Gundicha Temple – 500M
How to Reach – Taxi/Cab
Entry Fee – Free
Timings : All days of the week: 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
It is also said that the people who are employed to build Jagannath temple still living here. Devotees perform tarpan, sradha for their ancestors and take holy bath here, it is also considered as one fact which defined this tank as one Tirtha among the Pancha Tirtha of Puri.
Three temples are located there – Indradyumna Maharaja, Saksi Gopal and Nilakantesvara Mahadeva (Siva temple).
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Which place is known as Pancha Tirtha:
Indradyumna Tank, Markandeya Tank, Swetaganga, Sea and RohiniKunda are considered as Pancha Tirtha in Puri.