Bindhyabasini Temple, Bargarh

Bindhyabasini Temple has located on top of the mountain Bindhyabasini. It is 35 km away from Bargarh Town and 4 km towards the east of Thuapali. Bindhyabasini the Goddess is worshipped here. There is a Bindhyabasini mountain that exists near the village Sankrida. The mountain covers an area of 200 acres along with 50 acres of pastureland at the foot. The villagers of Sankrida have donated 27 acres of land for the management of the rites and rituals of the Goddess. The main festival of the Goddess is Chaitra Purnima. The festival starts 5 days before on the occasion of Dashami and culminates on the full moon night. There is a tradition of animal sacrifice near Goddess Bindhyabasini. Maa Bindhyabasini Temple is one of the tourist places in Bargarh, Odisha.