was called by many names in the days of yore. As many as eleven names are
recorded in the scriptures. They are: 1.
Vuchhishta Kshetra, 2. Sri Kshetra, 3. Sankha Kshetra, 4.Purushothama Kshetra, 5.
Neeladri, 6. Vudhiyana Pitha, 7.Martya Vaikunta 8. Yavenika Thirtha, 9.
Kusasthali, 10. Puri and 11. Sri Jagannatha.
name has its own history, evidence and background History and legend embody
several awe-inspiring and brew taking anecdotes, illustrating the divinity of the
place. Renowned tourists and pious pilgrims made chronicles of their
memorable experiences and observations, testifying to the glory of the
place during their sojourn and stay in this holy kshetra.