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Megheswar Temple, Bhubaneswar, Khordha

Megheswar Temple is situated in the city of Bhubaneswar. The temple was built during 1190-1198 AD. It is 15.55 meters high. The most striking feature of the temple is the transformation of the spire, which has assumed a softening to the rounding of the sharp edges of the multiple offsets and projections. It is located east of Bharmeswar Patna on Tankapani Road. The Megheswar earliest of the Ganga temple shows the beginning of a Sapta- Ratha plan. The sculptures of this temple have suffered from wear and tear as it…

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Ananta Vasudeva Temple, Bhubaneswar

Ananta Vasudeva Temple is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to Krishna, an avatar of Lord Vishnu. This temple is very old which is located near Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar. The temple was built in the 13th century AD. Three deities Anant Vasudeva, Balaram and Subhadra are worshipped as the main deities in this temple. There are Jag Mohan, Nata Mandapa and Bhoga Mandapa within the premises of Ananta Basudeva Temple. The main temple stands on a cruciform platform having three chambers.  In appearance, this temple is similar to Lingaraj temple,…

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Baitala Temple, Vaital Deula, Bhubaneswar

Baitla Deula is a unique temple in Ekamra Kshetra. A Tantric Pith, the main deity of the temple is Chamunda, a form of Goddess Durga, locally known as Kapalini. Also known as Tinimundia, the temple is built in khakra order resembling a South Indian Gopuram. According to some, the temple resembles a Boitalu or pumpkin and hence the name. Anthor belief attributes the name to the shape of a sailing boat(Boita in Odia). However, temple servitors believe that the title is derived from the word'baital' associated with the tantric rites…

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Koteswar Shiva Temple & Kotekeshwar hill, Ganjam

Kotekeshwar hill is located at Bardhangidi on the border of the Sorda and Dharakot blocks in the Ganjam district. There are many small and large caves on the mountain where the locals worship Lord Shiva in the name of the god of Koteshwar.In front of the Koteshwar cave is a statue of a snake and a statue of Ganesha. Every Monday, Sankranti and Mahashivratri, locals devotees come here to worship. Koteswar Shiva Gumpha is a famous temple in Ganjam. History of Koteshwar Mahadev Temple Odisha has many heritage sites that…

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