Konark’s Sun Temple is like a beautiful form of art chiseled out of black stone and is therefore also called the “Black Pagoda”. It was earlier used for navigational purposes by European sailors and is also believed to have magnetic powers that caused shipwrecks
Naga, the cobra, is a symbol of kundalini power, cosmic energy coiled and slumbering within man. It inspires seekers to overcome misdeeds and suffering by lifting the serpent power up the spine into God Realization. Aum.