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Lankeswari Temple, Sonepur, Subarnapur

Lankeswari Temple is located inside the river Mahanadi at Sonepur town in Subarnapur district. Once upon a time the Sonepur region was known as Paschima Lanka. Goddess Lankeswari was the presiding deity of Paschima Lanka. Now Maa Lankeswari is worshipped by the Kaivarta (fisherman) community of Sonepur and the people of the Subarnapur district. Maa Lankeswari temple is a famous temple in Subarnapur, Odisha. Chaitra Purnima and Kartika Purnima are the main festivals of this temple, and on this day devotees come to see the mother. The only way to reach the temple is…

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Thengo Dam, Birmaharajpur, Sonepur, Subarnapur

Thengo Dam is a popular picnic spot located at a distance of 28 km from Birmaharajpur and 34 km from Sonepur. It is a medium irrigation project that was built to conserve water. Thousands of local visitors come here for picnics and other recreational activities for its natural and beautiful surroundings. Many migrating birds visit this place in winter. It is also possible to see elephants, bears and wolves from the nearby forests at the dam site. Thengo Reservoir is the best picnic spot near Sonepur. One can enjoy the mesmerizing…


Bhima Bhoi Samadhi Pitha, Subarnapur

Bhima Bhoi Samadhi Pitha is situated in Khailiapali village and is about 16 km distance from Sonepur. The place is named Bhima Bhoi's Samadhi Pitha after him as poet Bhima Bhoi's Samadhi is here. Bhima Bhoi was born at Jatasinga near Subalaya of Subarnapur district. Khaliapali became the centre of Mahima Dharma in the late 19th century from where poet-philosophers composed hundreds of books and preached Mahima Dharma. It was given a facelift by the joint effort of Bhima Bhoi Samadhi Pitha trust, Khailiapali and the Sonepur district administration. Santhakabi…

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Papakshya Ghat, Binika, Subarnapur

Papakshya ghat is situated at Binika and is about 29 km Sonepur Town. People believe that a bath in this Papakshaya Ghat washes away all sins, and according to the legendary king of Puri, Anathabhima Deva, was afflicted with a terrible disease and was cured by taking a holy dip here. People come here to bathe in large numbers during lunar and solar eclipses. An ancient temple of the goddess is also located at the base of this sacred banya tree. One can enjoy the beautiful view of the river from this…

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