Jagannath Cult as The Odia Ways of Life: A Critical Study

Khirabdi Choudhury


The people of Odisha and Bengal believe Lord Jagannath in the famous religious place Puri which is one of the four pious places of India. Actually the Jagannath culture was developed as cult in the eleventh century after receiving the royal patronage. It is one of the cults of the Hinduism and as the ways of life of the Odias.


Jagannath,Odia Ways

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Mrs. Khirabdi Choudhury, HOD, The Department of History in Mahanga Puspagiri College, Erakana, Cuttack.


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