Jagannath Temple, Temple Gate

The Jagannath Temple is one of the prominent temples of North Kerala. The idol installation was conducted by Sree Narayana Guru on Kumbam 1 in 1908. The temple functions on the lines of the Jagannatha Temple in Puri, Orissa.

jaganatha temple, thalassery

Before this a section of people were denied entry into the temple which made Sri Narayana Guru very sad. He requested the temple authorities to grant Harijans entry into the temple. The temple authorities agreed. Moorkoth Kumaran built a statue of Sree Narayana Guru on the temple premises. Every year the temple festival starts on the Punartham star in the month of Kumbam. The Jagannatha temple festival which lasts for 8 days and the cultural programmes are very famous.

Website : http://www.sreejagannathtemple.com

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