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Swargadwar, Puri


Swargadwar is a Hindu cremation ground in Puri. As the name suggests, it is believed by Hindus to be the gateway to heaven. People from all over India visit Swargadwar due to the various mythical stories attached to the place. It is said that anyone who breathes his last in this holy place besides the sea is directly welcomed into heaven and attains complete salvation.

Devotees bathe in the Swargadwar beach to gain ‘mukti’.The sacred Brahmadaru floated to the Puri beach right at this place is another mythical story that attracts tourists.

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