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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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Noun1.Jagannath - an avatar of VishnuJagannath - an avatar of Vishnu      
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Tenders are invited for Development works of jc type quarters at jagannath colony under jagannath colliery, jagannath area.
Summary: Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], June 25 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah, who currently is in Ahmedabad, attended 'Mangla Aarti' at the Shree Jagannath Temple here on Sunday early morning.
According to residents, deceased identified as Jagannath was taken to the police station along with his father over a kidnapping case.
Summary: The 136th edition of Lord Jagannath's 'rath yatra' will begin from the 400-year-old Jagannath temple .
Nearly fifty thousand devotees attended the annual Jagannath Rath Yatra held on Thursday in Mumbai.
New Delhi, July 4 -- Lakhs of devotees and tourists turned out to witness the grand spectacle of the famous Rath Yatra of Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath and Devi Subhadra in the coastal town of Puri on Sunday.
These are filled with the delicious food cooked for Lord Jagannath.
This article seeks to demonstrate how the Jagannath Cult, the most revered and presiding Hindu religious institution of Oriyas has been imputed with essentialisations by the Orientalist discourse, and how this has been an exercise in colonial hegemony over the subjected 'other' Oriyas.
Tenders are invited for Roof treatment of jmq type, jb (s/s), jc (s/s), rsc, 2a type, 2b type and jd type (s/s) quarters at jagannath colony under jagannath colliery,jagannath area.
Summary: New Delhi [India], June 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday offered his prayers and greetings to his countrymen on the occasion of Eid and the Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra and urged citizens to get inspired by these festivals, spread happiness and take the country forward.
INTERNATIONALLY acclaimed Odissi dancer Ileana Citaristi has alleged that she was roughed up by daitapati s ( servitors) of the Puri Jagannath temple while trying to pay obeisance to Lord Jagannath and two other deities during the Rath Yatra on Sunday.
Tenders are invited for Back side development work of jmq type qtrs, jb type qtrs and berm side from dispensary chhak to cws colony main gate at jagannath colony under jagannath colliery, jagannath area.