Konark

Konark

By | Update Date: April 19, 2021, 21:11 IST

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The worship of Surya Dev has special significance in Hinduism. In astrology, Suryadev is considered the king of planets. All the defects of the horoscope are removed by worshiping the Sun God through Vedas - Puranas. At the same time, among all the gods, the sun is the only deity whose direct visions are seen. Along with this, life is possible only with the light of the sun god, not only this, the sun is the most important source of energy on the earth. At the same time, it is being worshiped since the Vedic period, many great kings also worshiped the sun god and displayed unwavering faith on the relief of suffering and fulfillment of wishes. One of them is the SunTempleof Konark.


The history of Odisha is world famous because its history is associated with the Ashoka emperor. In earlier times, Odisha was known as Kalinga, on which Ashoka emperor was advancing by conquering, then he won, but many people were killed in the war, then the wife of those brave soldiers with their children. To fight also reached the war, the Emperor did not like seeing this, he was very unhappy, then he vowed not to commit violence again, Odisha is the 11th and most populous country in India.


Friends Konark Sun Temple is the Konark Sun Temple in Odisha state of India, which is a Sun Temple in Konark, about 35 km North East, which has special importance there. This temple is built on the banks of the Chandrabhaga River. Which has been built in about 13th century, which is dedicated to Lord Surya Dev ji. When you enter inside the temple, there are lions on both sides, which show the elephant crushing and beautiful. It seems. It is one of thetemplesof World Heritage in India, which was established by UNESCO in 1984, there is always a rush of tourists to see this temple. In Konark temple, the first rays of the sun fall directly on the main entrance. The specialty of Sun Temple of Konark is that 12 pairs of wheels are situated at the base of this temple. There are 12 pairs of wheels at the base of this temple. Seeing the shadow of these wheels, people find out the exact time.

Best time to visit Konark

To enjoy the journey in the right way, the time from October to March is considered the best. Between these months the city enjoys a mild atmosphere.

Tourist Sightseeing in Konark

  1. Sun Temple
  2. Konark Museum
  3. Konark Beach
  4. Ramchandi Temple
  5. Baluchund-Konark Wildlife Sanctuary
  6. Chandran Beach
  7. ASI Museum
  8. Navagraha Shrine
  9. Konark Urban Haat

Sun Temple

Located in Konark, Odisha, the Sun Temple was built in the 13th century, this monument is famous today as a World Heritage Site. It is a Sun Temple also known as Black Pagoda. Built by King Narasimhadeva I of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty around 1250, the temple is in the shape of an ornamental chariot. Although a large part of the temple complex is now in ruins, it is still a permanent example of ingenuity and superior architecture. The temple was envisioned as a giant solar chariot, with twelve pair of horses, drawn by seven rearing horses. The temple received the name of the Black Pagoda from the sailors because it was a reference to them. This temple is built in the shape of a very large chariot, in which the wheels of precious metals, Pillars and walls are made. The main part of the temple is on the verge of destruction today. This chariot has 12 pairs of wheels made of metal which is 3 meters wide and has a total of 7 horses in front. This temple has also been designed according to the traditional Kalinga system. And this temple has been built towards the east or the way that the first rays of the sun fell directly on the entrance of the temple. This temple was constructed from Khondalit stones. Konark temple is also known for its erotic idol sex.

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