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Puri is a family name (surname) among Hindus and Sikhs originating from Punjab. Puri is a city in the Indian state of Orissa, which is famous for having a Jagannath temple. ... Orissa (2001 provisional pop. ... Jagannath(far right) with his brother Balarama(far left) and sister Subadra (center) in Radhadesh, Belgium Jagannath is a Sanskrit term used to describe a deity form of Krishna. ... Adi Shankara Adi Shankara (Shri Shankaracharya, Adhi Shankaracharya; the first Shankara in his lineage), reverentially called Bhagavatpada Acharya (the teacher at the feet of Lord) (very approximately 788–820 C.E., but see below) was the most famous Advaita philosopher, who had a profound influence on the growth of Hinduism... Dwarka is a city in Gujarat, India. ... Sringeri is the site of the first matha established by the Adi Sankaracharya, the 8th century Hindu reformer and exponent of the Advaita Vedanta philosophy. ... Jyotirmath, also called Jyotir Math and Joshimath, is a place in Uttaranchal, India in the Himalayas. ... Priya Nath Karar, known in Hindu religion as Sri Yukteswar Giri (May 10, 1855-March 9, 1936) was the guru of Paramhansa Yogananda; his spiritual master and also his personal astrologer. ... Paramhansa Yogananda Paramahansa Yogananda परमहंस योगानन्‍द (January 5, 1893 – March 7, 1952), was an Indian yogi and guru. ... Kriya yoga is a system of Indian yoga that was first popularized in the West by Paramahansa Yogananda. ... A puri is an Indian bread made from a dough of atta (whole grain durum wheat flour), water and salt by rolling it out into discs of approximately 12 cm diameter and deep frying it in ghee or vegetable oil. ... PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN PAN... Bhakti Vaibhava Puri Maharaj at Tompkins Square Park August 24, 2001 Srila Bhakti Vaibhava Puri Goswami Maharaj was born in the village of Fulta, adjacent to the city of Berhampur in the state of Orissa, India in the year 1913. ... Gaudiya Vaishnavism, (Bengal) Vaishnavism, is a sect of Hinduism founded by Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. ... A guru (गुरू Sanskrit) is a teacher in Hinduism, Buddhism and Sikhism. ... An acharya is a prominent guru, teacher and scholar who teaches by his own example (from Sanskrit achara, behavior). ... Bhakti Vaibhava Puri Maharaj Founder-Acharya of Sri Krishna Chaitanya Mission Sri Krishna Chaitanya Mission is a religious organisation in the Gaudiya Vaishnavism tradition founded by Srila Bhakti Vaibhava Puri Maharaj; Maharaj received initiation from Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur, so the mission operates in the Saraswat tradition of Bhaktisiddhanta and...


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Puri travel guide - Wikitravel (1059 words)
Puri is a renowned city and headquarters of Puri District in the Indian state of Orissa.
Puri is a very popular holiday resort for people from all over India but they tend to stay in the hotels nearer to Swargadwar (rather than C.T Road).
Puri being a major tourist spot is well connected with rest of the country by train.
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