Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri, Orissa, is one of the most renowned and one of the largest Hindu temples in India.
Since Ancient Times a number of Scientific mysteries have been associated with this temple. We can observe them even today.
These scientific mysteries of Puri Jagannath Temple will definitely amaze you and make you feel the divine presence of the Universal God.
The following incredible facts about the temple do not have a logical explanation.
Scientific Mysteries of Puri Jagannath Temple :
No. 1 : The Flag at the top of the Temple Done always Waves in the opposite direction of the Air Flow.
No. 2 : The Sudarshan Chakra at the top the temple will also amaze you as you will always find the Sudarshan Chakra facing you.
No. 3 : Everywhere in the world, during daytime, breeze comes from sea to land and during evening and night the breeze blows from land to sea. But Puri is an exception. Here the opposite is observed.
No. 4 : The temple is constructed in such a way that the shadow of the main dome of the temple cannot be observed anywhere at any given time – purely a engineering marvel !
No. 5 : Nothing flies above the temple. Yes absolutely Nothing ! No Planes, Not even Birds. Science does not have answer to this mystery.
No. 6 : The quantity of food cooked inside the temple to be offered to devotees in form of Prasadam remains the same for all days of the year. But still the same quantity can feed 2000 to 20 lakh people, without being insufficient or getting wasted.
No. 7 : Another mystery is associated with the Prasadam. It is cooked in pots using firewood. Exactly 7 pots are put one on top of another. Naturally the bottom-most pot should be cooked first and the top-most pot shall be cooked last. But what happens is exactly opposite. The top-most pot is cooked first followed by the bottom pots in order and the bottom-most pot is cooked the last.
No. 8 : There is an ocean near the temple. The sound of the ocean can be clearly heard near the temple. But once you enter the main gate of the temple, Simhadwaram – you cannot hear the sound at all. Now even if you take a turn and walk back in the same direction you came from, you will not hear the ocean sound until you come out of the temple. This can be noticed clearly during evening.
No. 9 : Every year there is a place just ahead of the Gundicha temple where the procession comes to a stop by itself. This is a mystery.
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