Alaranath Temple, Brahamgiri

Alarnatha Temple or Alvarnaath, is a temple dedicated to Vishnu and located in Brahmagiri, Odisha, nearPuri. After the Snana Purnima in the month of Jyeshta, Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Lord Subhadra are kept away from public view, for a period of fifteen days, and all the daily rites in the Shreemandira are suspended.

Lord Chaitanya claimed that he visualised the appearance of Lord Jagannath in Alarnath and spent a long period in worshipping the deity here. During the ‘Anasara’ period, the great devotee Prabhu Chaitnya Dev had visited the temple, and had the Darshan of Lord Jagannath as Alarnath.