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Dhamrai Temple – Sri Madhab Mandir in Dhamrai near Dhaka, Bangladesh


Sri Madhab Mandir at Dhamrai near Dhaka in Bangladesh is dedicated to Lord Jagannath, Subhadra and Balabhadra. Dhamrai Temple is dedicated to incarnations of Lord Vishnu. The murtis worshipped in the temple belongs to Vaishnava tradition. Among the numerous murtis, there is a beautiful murti of Sri Krishna and Rukmini Devi.


The most important festival observed here is the Ratha Yatra or Chariot pulling festival. It is observed on Ashada Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi as per traditional Hindu Lunar Calendar.

The temple follows the tradition of the Puri Jagannath worship.

At Puri in Odisha, Jagannath is worshipped along with Balabhadra and Subhadra. 

Jagannath is the name of a Hindu deity. He is the manifestation of Lord Vishnu and is closely associated with Krishna Avatar. The original abode or the most prominent Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Jagannath is located in Puri, a coastal city in the state of Odisha in eastern India. The Puri Ratha Yatra or the chariot festival is celebrated by Hindus around the world.

As Jagannath, Vishnu is the lord of the Jagat (universe) and was responsible for the creation of the whole universe.

Jagannath is closely associated with his sister Subhadra and his brother Balabhadra.

At Puri's Jagannath Temple, 6,000 resident priests perform the elaborate daily rituals of bathing, dressing and worshipping the image of Jagannath, together with those of his brother Balbhadra and sister Subhadra. Sumptuous meals are offered to the three deities five times a day, prepared daily by 400 temple cooks