Madala Panji is the temple chronicle of Lord Jagannath of Puri. It describes the historical events of Odisha related to Lord Jagannath or. Madala Panji is the name of the chronicle maintained by Puri Jagannatha Temple. It contained a list of kings who ruled Orissa from time. Madala Panji, the Jagannath temple chronicle, states that on the approach of Kala Pahad, Divya. Simha, the Parichha or Superintendent of the Jagan-.

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Though a small shrine in the temple complex, the Vimala madalx is important to the Goddess-oriented Shakta and Tantric worshippers, who revere it even more than the main Jagannath shrin Leave a Reply Cancel reply.

It was recorded in Odia and Telugu script. Built in th century, the temple is constructed in Kalinga architectural style.

The temple is set within a garden, and is known as Gods Summer Garden Retreat or garden house of Jagannath, the entire complex, including garden, is surrounded by a wall. The Jagannath daru on the way to the temple. The book is a classic and literary master piece of the Oriya language first order, parallel to which very few vernacular of India possess.

On Bijaya-Dashami day, the Karanas official history writers of Puri, a caste of Odisha, involved in keeping the chronicle. It describes the historical events of Odisha related to Jagannath and the Jagannatha Temple. For the thousands of Hindu devotees, it is considered a pious deed, a glimpse of Lord Jagannath on the chariot is considered to be very auspicious and saints, poets and scriptures have repeatedly glorified the sanctity of this special festival.


The king was determined not to return without having a maadala of the deity and observed fast unto death at Mount Neela, afterwards the king performed a horse sacrifice and built a magnificent temple for Vishnu. Hera Panchami A major ceremony celebrated in the Gundicha Temple during the Rath Yatra is on the Panchami known as Hera Panchami and this ceremony is attended by a very large number of devotees, who visit the Ratha Yatra Festival.

Jagannath temple at Tikarapada was constructed with the stones of the tomb of Gosanga Daitya, a demon ruling panju this area in the past.

Orissa King List from Madala Panji

On Vijaya-Dashami day, the Karanas official history writers of Panui, a caste of Odisha, involved in keeping the chronicle. Member feedback about Panduvamshis of Dakshina Kosala: What are some unknown facts about Odisha that are hard to believe? Ask New Question Sign In. It is known among locals for the Ekadasi Cart festival. You are commenting using your Twitter account. He sent peace emissaries to various neighbouring nations.

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It seems to have re-written during 16th century when the king of Khurda had newly installed the images after destruction made by Kalapahad, Muslim general of Nawab of Bangal. Arjuna follows his orders and beheads Jayadratha, however, there is no conclusive proof so far.

Seeing the Goddess furious, the sevakas close the main door of the Gundicha. Still have a question? Ala-ud-din Husain Shah Bengali: Madala Panji has played an important role in shaping the history of Odisha by some historians.


However he is most frequently identified with Krishna, the eighth Avatar of Vishnu, the Puranas relate that the Narasimha Avatar of Vishnu appeared from a wooden pillar. The Sudarshana Chakra is generally portrayed on the rear hand of the four hands of Vishnu, who also holds a shankha, a Gada.

In subsequent stage, due to the bulky size of Madala Panji, its content covering different dimensions related to temple management, it was divided into four parts:.

Madala Panji

Vikramaditya became a panjl of whole India but was killed by a South Indian Salivahana. Of these, five were entrusted with the writing and preservation of the Madala Panji. However, some historians never consider Madalapanji as a source for writing the history of Odisha as they claim that it is just a writing based on eulogy. What are some interesting words unique to Odia language? This site uses cookies. In his youth, Krishna despaired whether the fair-skinned Radha and other girls would like him because of his skin colour and his mother, tired of the desperation, asks him to approach Radha and colour her face in any colour he wanted.

It is said that the Madala panji was destroyed by the Muslim invaders including the so called Kalapahadabut it was rewritten in a fashion that mixed legend with history.