Odisha is not only known as the land of temples but also a state with the largest number of ancient temples in India. Cities of Odisha like Bhubaneswar and Purialone have hundreds of temples. Moreover, the state is a haven for pilgrims who are one with the faith in the chaos of these temples.
No pilgrimage tour is complete without the quintessential visit to Jagannath temple. This temple at Puri is one of the chaar (4) dhaams(supreme religious center) in India according to Hindu scriptures.
The Jagannath temple complex also enshrines Pada-Vimala(pada: feet) temple, which is one of the 52 Sakti (goddess of power) peeths (shrines) in India. Tara Tarini Sthana(breasts) Khanda, Purnagiri, Berhampur is another. In fact, both are two amongst the four Adisakti(ultimate power) peeth of the 52 enlisted.