Vimala Temple Overview

It is a temple dedicated to goddess Vimala. The temple is located in the southwest within the Jagannath temple in Puri. The temple is constructed of sandstone and laterite in typical Deua style of architecture. It was built back in the 9th century under the Eastern Ganga Dynasty. The temple enshrines seven mother goddesses that include; Andri, Varahi, Brahmi, Kaumari, Maheswari, Vaishnavi, and Chamula.

The temple stood as a monument when Puri was a genuine Shakti Pitha. Prayers are conducted in the temple daily, and near it is a sacred pond. This is one of the places to visit in Puri that you won't want to miss out on. It is among the holiest temples dedicated to Hindu Goddess regarded as a Shakti Pitha. The temple is also considered to be the guardian of Jagannath and the temple complex. No food offered to Jagannath gets sanctified until it is also provided to Vimala.

Location: Puri, Odisha 752001.

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