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Shree Jagannath is the lord of the mass and god of universe
Shree Jagannath also known as “Mahaprabhu” the lord of the Universe and is integrally worshiped by most households in Odisha a state in India.
The lord is the savior of the downtrodden people of the world and principal deity of the state of Odisha is the appealing god of the entire world and not only pride for Odisha but for the whole of India.
Lord Shree Jagannath, Devi Subhadra and elder brother Balabhadra are being worshiped in Puri and deities are seated on the Ratna Simhassana along with statues of Sudarshana Chakra, Madanmohan, Sridevi and Vishwadhatri in jagannath temple.
Statues of these three Gods carved from sacred neem logs known as daru. The deities also adorned with different clothing and jewels according to seasonal festivals.
Puri a tourist spot because around the year in Puri many festivals are observed like Snana Yatra, Netrotsava, Ratha Yatra (car festival), Sayan Ekadasi, Chitalagi Amabasya, Srikrushna Janma, Dussehra.
Ratha Yatra (car festival) is the famous festival in world wide which takes place every year in June-July and made Puri a tourist spot among Orissa tourist places.