Mathas in Puri

Islam Religion- Salabega Matha, Kabir Choura Matha
Budhism- Sapta Matruka Matha
Saivism- Gopal Tirth Math, Sivtirth Math,Gobardhan Math
Sikhism- Mangu Math, Bauli MathSakta Culture- Languli Math, Ganga Mata Math, Markendeya Ashram,

Since Srikshetra (Puri) is one of the four sacred Dhamas of India, various religious schools has established their Mathas or Monasteries in Puri, almost inb a concentric circles stretching over a long period from the 9th century. They can broadly be classified in to Seven Categories that is Shankar Math, Ramanandi Math, Nimbarka, Vishnuswami, Vaishnav and Misc. Prior to the

establishment of Maths, it is said Puri was graced with ancient Ashrams that is Angira, Bhrugu, Pandu and Parasara which still exist today. Most of the Maths has been associated with the worship of Lord Jagannath, Temple Rituals and Festivals.

It is stated that out of 752 Maths established through out India, now 181 Maths continue to exsist at Puri.

SHANKAR MATHS:-

Gobardhan Gopalatirtha, Shankarnanda Saraswati, Siva Tirtha, Mahi Prakash, Laxmi Bhadra or Languli or Dasanami.

RAMANUJA MATHS:-

Emar/Sri Rajgopal / Srinivas Kot (Close to the Simhadwara south east)
Sri Ramdas (In front of the south door)
Sri Raghava Das (South of the Temple established by Raghu Arakshita)
Uttaraparshwa (In front of the Northen door)
Trimali (Near the Northen gate)
Reba, Samadhi (In Kalikadevi sahi), Pandita (Kundhebenta Sahi)

NIMBARKA MATHS :-

Sri Radha Vallabha (East of Simhadwar on the Grand Road).
Sri Ramji (Chudanga Sahi).
Chikiti (Bali sahi).
Dukhishyam Chhata, Chaulia (Balagandi).

VISHNUSWAMI MATHS:-

Near Markandeswar Tank.

VAISHNAV MATHS :-

Jagannath Ballav Math (Chudanga Sahi).
Puri Goswami Math, Tota Gopinath Math (Gourabata Sahi).ยท Narayan Chhata Math , Haridasthakur Matha (Gourabata Sahi).
Bali (Baseli Sahi).
Lalita-Visaka Math and Nandini Math (Markendeswar Sahi).
Satasana Matha (Gourabat Sahi).
Radha Damodar Math (Harachandi Sahi).
Radha Kanta Math (South-East of Jagannath Temple).
Sana Tarala Math and Bada Tarala Math (Bali Sahi).
Siddha Bakula Matha (Bali Sahi).
Ganga Mata Math (Bali Sahi).
Jhanji Pita Math ( Dolamandap Sahi).
Siddhamath (Dolamandap Sahi), Jiyarswami (Bali Sahi), Rangama (Suar Sahi)
Kataki (Markandeswar Sahi), Rimachhatra (Badadanda), Nrusinghachari (Balisahi), Benkatachari (Bali Sahi)

RAMANANDI MATHS:-

Bada Chhata Matha, Sana Chhata Math Chhauni (North of Simhadwara).
Balaram Kot, Papadia (Near the Palace).
Kausalyadas Matha (Dolamandap sahi).
Angira Chhata Matha (Dolamandap Sahi).
Dasavatar Matha ( Near Gundicha Temple).
Digambar Akhada (near Simhadwar).
Nirmohi Math (Near Narendra Tank).
Nirvani Math (Near Indradyumna Tank).
Mahanirvani Math (Near Bada Sankha).
Niralambi Matha and Khaki Math (Near Gundicha Temple).
Balagandichhata Matha, Maniram Math, Ghumsar Math, Sundarram Math (Kundheibenta Sahi) et.

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