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Gundicha Temple


Gundicha Temple – 6/50 Best places to visit in Puri (2022) | Visit in and around Puri

Gundicha temple is located at Gundicha square, Badasankha, near Puri bus stand. Localy known as Gundicha Ghar. This temple is famous during Ratha Yatra or Car Festival. During the 9 days of every year Ratha Yatra this temple is occupied by the deties Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra.

It is one of the Best tourist places to visit in Puri among all 50 places for ceremony like Hera Panchami, Sandhya Darshan (Nabami Darshan), Dakshina Moda, Rasa Lila and Bahuda Yatra celebrated here.

Distance – 3km from Jagannath temple
Build By – Gundicha, the queen of Indradyumna
Famous for – Hera Panchami, Sandhya Darshan (Nabami Darshan)
Other ceremony – Dakshina Moda, Rasa Lila and Bahuda Yatra
How to Reach – Taxi/Cab
Entry Fee – Free
Timings – All days of the week: 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Gundicha marjana is the cleaning of the Gundicha temple to welcome Lord Jagannath, Baladeva and Subhadra performed a day brfore of the world-famous Ratha Yatra in Jagannath Puri.

This temple has two gates. The western gate is the main gate and the eastern side gate. The eastern gate is also known as Nakachana gate. The deities enter to this temple through the west gate and come out by the east gate during Bahuda Yatra.

During Ratha yatra the deties placed on ‘Ratnavedi’ and Mahaprasad of this temple during Ratha yatra is also very famous.

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