Maa Bhairabi Temple, Purunakatak, Boudh

The Bhairabi Temple is situated 29 km from Boudh and 42 km from Phulbani. Maa Bhairabi is the presiding deity of the temple. The first temple was situated in a cottage house and a thorny forest surrounded by bamboo trees. In 1969 a temple was constructed by Sitaram Agrawal and Nandulal Agrawal. Goddess Bhairabi is daily worshipped by Dehuri Pujak but on festival days by Brahmin Purohita. Durga Puja and Kali Puja are the main festivals of this temple.

It is a mixed place of Mantra, Yantra and Tantra. There is also a Siva temple called Siddheswar jus half a km towards the west and in front of Bhairabi temple. It is one of the Sakti Pithas of Odisha, and scenic beauty is attractive So that tourists and devotees from all over the state visit Maa Bhairabi throughout the year. Bhairavi Temple is one of the best tourist places in Boudh, Odisha.