Apart from the three murtis – Jagannath, Balabhadra and Shubhadra – Sri Sudarshan Chakra is also worshipped in the
. The four murtis
together are known as Chaturdhha Murti. Chakraj Sudarshan worship is mentioned
in Brahma Purana and Skanda Purana. Puri Jagannath
In the main sanctum sanctorum of the
, Sri Sudarshan is
seated on the left side of the Jagannath murti. Puri Jagannath
Sudarshan Chakra represents the supreme luminescence of the Supreme Purusha.
It is the divine symbol of Bhagvan Vishnu – made popular on earth by Sri Krishna.
Sri Sudarshan goes in the front of Lord Jagannath in all His spiritual yatras.
In the Rath Yatra, the divine chakra is brought out first in a Pahandi and is then seated in Debadalana Chariot of goddess Subhadra ahead of all other murtis.
Apart from Rath Yatra, the Sudrashan chakra is brought out on Shravan Purnima, Radha Ashtami and Kumar Purnima.