The Nepal King also offered three rare Salagrams (ammonite) and a gold coin.
"I prayed for peace across the world," the last Nepal king said adding that he also prayed for strengthening of friendly ties between his country and India.
The Shri Jagannath Temple Administartion (SJTA) had made special arrangements in view of the visit of the Nepal king. The temple remained closed for devotees for around three hours for the smooth conduct of rituals by him.
The deep spiritual ties between Odisha and Nepal are held in great reverence by the king. Adi Shankaracharya had established the rituals and practices in both the Jagannath and Pashupatinath temples.
Nepal comes under the spiritual jurisdiction of the Puri Shankaracharyas Govardhan Math.
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