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Siddha Mahavir Temple Puri – 36/50 Best places to visit in Puri (2021) | Visit in and Around Puri

Siddha Mahavir Temple Puri is famous for presiding deity Lord Mahavir (Hanumana). This temple is located nearer to Gundicha Temple about a distance of one kilometer.

Puri is well known for Lord Shree Jagannath Temple, Sea beach and Konark temple in world wide. Apart From these places Puri is also famous for many small temples from religious point of view which includes Siddha Mahavir Temple.

Eight Mahavirs are worshiped in Puri town and shrine of Siddha-Mahavir is one among them. Many people of Puri are high of following Lord Jagannath and Lord Mahavir.

Goddess Worshiped – Siddha Mahavir (Hanumana)
Location – One kilometer from Gundicha Temple
Distance form Jagannath Temple – 7kms
How to Reach – Taxi
Famous Rituals – Makara Sankranti, Rama Navami

According to local people Tulasi Das, the famous author of Rama Charita Manasa, visited and stayed here for sometime when he visited Puri.

Presiding deity Lord Siddha Mahavir Famous for the idol of a five-faced Hanuman. Various postures of Lord Hanuman like Bali, Sugriv, Jambhu Bhana, Suesena, and Angada carved in this temple.

According to local people these postures are considered as asta-mallas and believed to be the advisers of lord Rama during the time when he was on his way to save Goddess Sita from Demon King Ravana.

In front of the temple there is a beautiful pond where devotees wash their hands and feets before entering into the temple. There is a kitchen houses in the temple complex. In many occasions local people make get together and celebrates functions.

In many Festivals like Makara Sankranti, Rama Navami, Dola Purnima devotes gathered here, they pray in this temple, offer puja and darshan with great interest.

In many Festivals like Makara Sankranti, Rama Navami, Dola Purnima devotes gathered here, they pray in this temple, offer puja and darshan with great interest.

Other best places you might like:
1- Jagannath Temple
2- Golden Beach Puri
3- Konark Sun Temple
4- Swarga Dwar (Door to Heaven)
5- Chandrabhaga Sea Beach
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