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Lord Jagannath,Hindu God...

By debu    
Lord Jagannath is believed to be a deity form of Lord Krishna. The term Jagannath is a Sanskrit language term; a compound term where jagat means universe and nath means master. Sri Jagannath (Lord of the World) is believed to be an incarnation of Lord Vishnu, the second in the Holy Hindu Trinity of Gods (Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwar). Amongst the Vaishnavas, Jagannath is considered to be the most merciful Lord in the world. The image of the God has no legs and only stumps of arms. Jagannath appears together with his brother Balarama and sister Subhadra. The later two images are also devoid of hands and feet. These three images are worshipped in all the Jagannath temples, situated mostly in the eastern part of India. The oldest and most famous Jagannath idol is in the Jagannath Temple of Puri , in Orissa, India where every year the famous Ratha Yatra festival takes place. It is one of the four Holy `Dhamas` of India including temples at Rameshwaram, Dwaraka, and Badrinath.

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19 Mar 2013 10:44AM
A colourful wonderful composition, very well presented.
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johnke 3 223 15
19 Mar 2013 10:50AM
Super detail and so well exposed Debu. Great Narrative..John
19 Mar 2013 10:52AM
bright clean sharp capture and a very informative narrative pleasure to view and read

Graham
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19 Mar 2013 10:55AM
A very interesting foreword support with a wonderfully colourful crisp and clean composition.

Nathan
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
19 Mar 2013 10:58AM
Fascinating information and image, Debu, thank you very much. Carol
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
19 Mar 2013 11:05AM
A most interesting write up and an excellent photo.
They remind me of some of the Native American totems and Katchina dolls.
19 Mar 2013 11:13AM
Really interesting Debu, wonderful image and fascinating description.

Harriet
19 Mar 2013 11:17AM
Great image and great information to go with it
Maurice
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2013 12:29PM
Fascinating narrative and image.
You have a very rich culture in India.
KateGrinGrinGrin
a really well captured image lovely colors etc.

billy
TyChee Plus
11 275 1 United States
19 Mar 2013 2:28PM
Nice shot and interesting naritive.
Ty
ColleenA Plus
4 319 4 Australia
19 Mar 2013 3:26PM
Great image and excellent narrative.
cantona43 Plus
11 924 4 England
19 Mar 2013 3:35PM
super shot with wonderful colour,light and detail
Neil
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2013 5:12PM
Fascinating description and a brilliantly captured, pin sharp image.
1881 4 India
19 Mar 2013 5:42PM
Excellent.


detail and so well exposed
------------------------------------Sanjeev
canonfan 6 7 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2013 7:46PM
Superb image Debu
Jim
abeeror2 4 22 Australia
19 Mar 2013 11:15PM
Fantastic image!
NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
19 Mar 2013 11:47PM
Fascinating stuff Debu,great colours.
20 Mar 2013 2:22AM
Excelente imagen..
22 Mar 2013 4:01PM
dada namaskar, nice narration and well captured image and presented well too.

Samar.
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5 3 1 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 10:46PM
How interesting! Good image! IB
Jat_Riski 8 87 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 7:39PM

Quote:Bright clean sharp capture and a very informative narrative pleasure to view and read

Graham


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