Where the garland fell

Nemala, Kendrapada Achyutananda, one of the Pancha-Sakha (the five great saints in 15th century Odisha) wanted to establish an ashrama. Hence, it was decided that Achyuta would be given an agyāñ-māla of Jagannath as per the ancient tradition. Where the garland fell would be the chosen spot. And so, Achyuta was given a lotus garland of Jagannatha. He took […]