- The temples at Benares, Jagannath and Dwarka are rich and important, but the most celebrated shrine is at Sri Nathadwara in Mewar. - "The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II", R. V. Russell.
- All castes now eat the rice cooked at the temple of Jagannath together without defilement, and friendships are cemented by eating a little of this rice together as a sacred bond. - "The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II", R. V. Russell.
- He had chosen as his place of earthly abode the holy city of Puri, whither multitudes of pious Hindus, representative of every province of India, come daily on pilgrimage to the famed Temple of Jagannath, " Lord of the World." - "Autobiography of a YOGI", Paramhansa Yogananda.