Jagannath Puri Yatra

Ramachandi Temple, Puri

Dedicated to Goddess Ramachandi, the temple is situated near Puri railway station and is one of the shrines visited by the devotees. Goddess Ramachandi is a reincarnation of Goddess Durga and rituals and celebrations like Durga Puja, Dussehra, Kali Puja (Deepawali) etc are observed with great dedication in this temple.

According to the mythology, Ramachandi means ‘Ramaadharita Chandi’ or the Chandi worshipped by Lord Rama Chandra. It is believed on his way to Lanka, Rama Chandra worshipped Goddess Durga here to seek her blessings attain victory over Ravana. This temple is also known for its tantric rituals, such as a 16-day Sola Puja carried out during the Durga Puja.

How to reach Ramachandi Temple, Puri

Ramachandi Temple is situated near Puri Railway station and can be easily reached from the scared city of Puri. The landmark to spot the temple is Cholera Hospital in Puri. One can easily reach Ramachandi Temple by commuting via bus or taxi from Bhubaneswar as well. Famous tourist attractions in and around Ramachandi Temple are Lord Jagannath temple, Puri beach and Chilika Lake.

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Published Date: June 30, 2016
Last Updated On: September 14, 2016
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