Bhabakundaleswar Temple, Manikapatna, Puri

Manikapatna village is located on the Puri Satapada road. It is located around 44 km distance from Puri. A village named after Manika, a milkmaid who had supposedly sold yoghurt to Lord Jagannath and Lord Balabhadra when they were on their way to Kanchi. The word ‘Manikapatna’ is a combination of two words ‘Manika’ and ‘Patana’. ‘Manika’, the name of the milkmaid and ‘Patana’ means ‘Village’. Manikapatana, alternatively spelt as Manika Patna, is located in the Puri district. It is close to the mouth of Chilika lake.

Manikapatana, one of the Excavated Archeological Sites of Puri district, is in Krushnaprasad block from which the remains at the mediaeval period are found. This village is also famous for Bhabakundaleswar Temple. The temple is facing towards the east. The presiding deity is a Siva Linga made of black chlorite stone. MahaShivaratri, Kartika Purnima, Ekadasi are main festival observed in this temple. Bhabakundaleswar Temple is one of the tourist places in Puri (Source)

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Opening Time

Bhabakundaleswar Temple opening Time is Monday to Sunday Morning 6 am to Evening 8 pm

Best Time to visit

The best time to visit Bhabakundaleswar Mandir is from November to June.

Nearest Bus Stop

The nearest Bus stop is at Brahmagiri, Which is around 18 KM distance from Bhabakundaleswar Mandir

Nearest Railway Station

The nearest Railway Station is at Puri, Which is around 26 KM distance from Bhabakundaleswar Mandir

Nearest Airport

The nearest Airport is at Biju Patnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar, Which is around 79 KM distance from Bhabakundaleswar Mandir