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Spiritual Paradise Puri

The article speaks about the spiritual place Puri. Puri is visited by both the young people as well as the old people. The young people visit it for change of mind. The old people visit it for spiritual reasons. There are lot of travel destinations that can be reached from Puri itself.

Spiritual Paradise Puri.

Puri, situated in the coasts of Bay of Bengal in Orissa, India is a spiritual paradise. The main reason for the spiritual bend of mind is the existence of the great Puri Temple in the city of Puri. As a religious place Puri draws huge number of tourists from different parts of India and the entire world. Puri can be reached by train from Kolkata. The Jagannath Express and Puri Express travel everyday from Howrah to Puri.

Chaitanya Mahaprabhu had spend time in Puri. He was born in West Bengal. But he became famous for propagating the bhakti cult and asking every section of Hindus to grace God. Visitors can give puja in the Puri Temple. A lot of priests help the cause of the common man in giving puja.

There are many brilliant hotels and holiday homes in Puri. Dolphin Hotel at the centre of the city has very good ambience. The hotel also has a great lawn created in the second floor. The sea is visible from the roof of the hotel. The food items available in different hotels in Puri are affordable for the common man.

There are lot of tourist buses which take the visitors in Puri to different destinations. Dhauligiri is a popular destination. A Buddhist holy structure is created there. The daya river flows in the vicinity. It is the place where King Ashoka fought the Kalinga war for the last time. After seeing the bloodshed he renounced warfare.

The Nandankanan zoo is Bhubaneswar is also a popular destination from Puri. The animals and birds that kept inside the zoo are very well maintained. Even animals like lions are kept in the open and visitors can see them in buses. Udaygiri and Khandagiri are the other two cave destinations which attract the visitors a lot.

The Sun Temple at Konark is another popular destination. The sculptures made in the walls of Sun Temple can make any visitor astonished. The different stages of life are exhibited in the temple. The Archaelogical Survey of India had given the status of protected monument to Sun Temple at Konark.

Last but not the least the Puri Beach is very beautiful. Both the sunrise and the sunset are worth seeing. The sands are yellow, the sea absolutely blue. Other than young visitors, a lot of old visitors also spend time in Puri. Visitors should really visit Puri once in their lifetime.

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The Mashipishi Temple is also an important destination in Puri. During Rathyatra the Rath is pulled from Jagannath Temple to Mashipishi Temple.