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(ˈdʒʌɡəˌnɑːt; -ˌnɔːt) or




(Hinduism) Hinduism other names for Juggernaut


(ˈdʒʌg ərˌnɔt, -ˌnɒt)

1. (often l.c.) any large, overpowering, destructive force or object.
2. (often l.c.) anything requiring blind devotion or cruel sacrifice.
3. an idol of Krishna, at Puri in Orissa, India, annually drawn on a huge cart under whose wheels devotees are said to have thrown themselves to be crushed.
[1630–40; < Hindi Jagannāth < Skt Jagannātha lord of the world]
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Tenders are invited for S/R To Jaganatha Vihar And Monarch Chhaka For The Year 2016-17
Ft with building comprised in old survey no 1491, 1492, 1493, new survey no.1491bl, 1492j, 1493j situated in allapuram village, vellore taluk, vellore district within the registration district of vellore and sub registration district of vellore measuring east to west 20 ft., north to south on western side 102 ft., on eastern side 100 feet with boundaries of east by munusamy house, west by patammal house, north by jaganatha pillai street, south by houses in lic colony.
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