Jagannath Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, located in the Bokaro Steel City. It is one of the popular tourist attractions, which looks precisely like the Jagannath Temple in Puri, Orrisa. Bokaro Steel Plant Management has renovated the temple recently. It is a popular place where devotees come to revere Lord Jagannath. The temple has beautiful architecture and a serene ambience. Aartthis are performed regularly during the evening. This temple is mostly a part of the Rath Yatra.
How To Reach Bokaro
Bokaro Airport is used only by chartered aircraft of SAIL for visiting dignitaries. The closest commercial airport is at Ranchi, named Birsa Munda Airport, at a distance of 120 km.
Bokaro Steel City Railway Station lies at the edge of Jharia Coalfield and serves the residents of Bokaro Steel City and the surrounding mining-industrial area. It is an A category station, boasting of several amenities including AC/Non-AC retiring rooms, waiting halls, cloak rooms, water coolers, food court, charging points, foot over bridge, computerised ticket reservation counters, canteens, book-stall, etc. Many trains cross the station leading to direct connectivity to Delhi, Kolkata and neighboring states.
Bokaro Steel City is well connected through roadways and it has one government bus stand which is located at Naya More, near Co-operative colony which newly constructed by SAIL at Sector-12A where several buses travel via Bokaro connecting to major cities through National Highway-18 and National Highway NH 23. Bokaro Steel City has local transportation facilities such as autos, taxis, cabs and newly introduced electric rickshaw facilities which are available 24/7 hrs. at very affordable price.
Jagannath Temple, D, Sector 4, Bokaro District,
India, Pincode – 827004.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Freedom from diseases
- Relief from adverse effects from bad planetary aspects
- Relief from bondage
Achutham Keyshavam Rama Narayanam Krishna Damodaram Vasudevam Harim Shridharam Madhavam Gopika Vallabham Janaki Nayakam Ramachandram Bhajey
Meaning -Oh Lord who cannot be perished, who also has names like Keshava, Rama, Damodara, Narayana, Sridhara, Madhava, Krishna, Ramachandra the beloved of Janaki, let me say your name regularly.
Vasudeva Sutham Devam Kamsa Chanoora Mardhanam Devaki Paramanandham Krishnam Vande Jagathgurum
Meaning -I bow to you O Krishna, the ultimate guru, Devaki and Vasudeva's son, and the destroyer of Kamsa and Chanur.
Adharam Madhuram Vadanam Madhuram Nayanam Madhuram Hasitam Madhuram Hridayam Madhuram Gamanam Madhuram Mathuraa Dhipate Rakhilam Madhuram
Meaning -Meaning - Sweet are Your lips, sweet is Your face, sweet are Your eyes, sweet is Your smile, sweet is Your heart, sweet is Your gait, O Lord of Mathura, everything about You is sweet.
Alokya Mathur Mukha Madarena Sthanyam Pibantham Saraseeruhaksham Sachinmayam Devam Anantha Roopam Balam Mukundam Manasa Smarami
Meaning -I think of this Balamukundan as the one who looks lovingly at his mother's face while taking milk from her, who has eyes similar to the red lotus, who is the embodiment of truth and intelligence and other forms.
The temple is open from 6AM to 9PM.