The business tycoon was taken to the 12th century shrine from Puri helipad amid tight security. On reaching the (Lion’s Gate) Singhadwar, he was accorded warm welcome by Puri Collector and temple officials and also his ancestral priest Raghunath Gochhikar.
Ambani reached the temple at 3.30 pm and had a darshan of Lord Jagannath, Devi Subhadra and Lord Balabhadra from near Bhitara Katha. He also offered his daughter’s wedding invitation card to the deities.
He was welcomed by the Collector and the superintendent of police (SP) at ‘Singha dwar’. The temple administration gave him ‘Khandua patta’, dry prashad and a portrait of the trinity as gift.
His family priest Raghunath Gosikar was present with him during his darshan. He also put his signature on his family priest’s visitor notebook.
He was escorted to the temple amid tight security. He offered his prayer to the Lord from Bhitar Katha of the shrine. He also placed the wedding card of his daughter before the deities.
After darshan, he came out of the temple through ‘Beharan dwar’ and before leaving the temple had a darshan of goddess Laxmi.
Later, while talking to media perons, Ambani said he was exhilarated after the darshan.Ambani visited the State to attend ‘Make In Odisha Conclave.’