Lokanath Temple

The temple is situated 1.5 kilometers in the direction of Jagannath Temple, Puri, Loknath Temple is a major tourist attraction in Odisha. It is the temple committed to the god of Odisha, Lord Shiva which has existed for many years. The reason for this temple is mentioned in myths of Indian mythology. This temple attracts a huge crowd of people who travel across the globe to catch a glimpse of Lord Loknath and a massive amount of visitors are visible during the festival of Maha Shivratri. The strong belief in getting rid of the issues you are facing and getting salvation is the most popular factor for crowds at the temple. Many who seek help in this temple are of the opinion they are there to find the Loknath Temple is a place in which one can attain real serendipity as well as tranquility. The temple is always populated by an enormous crowd throughout the time, but it has not stopped any visitor from catching an opportunity to see the holy lingam.Looking at paintings from the past, Loknath Temple is an amazing example of simple but stunning architectural design.
The pilgrims are always coming in, but if you want to see the ultimate spiritual aspect of Puri visit the temple between July and September, i.e., Monsoon in India. Try to visit during the huge celebrations that occur during Pankhodar Ekadashi. The celebration is held three days prior to Maha Shivratri during which the Lingam is released from the water. The followers believe that on rest of the time, Ganga holds the Lingam in the water due to this only reason.