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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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Bakreswar Shiva Temple, Markona, Balasore

Baba Bakreswar Siva Temple is located on the banks of the Kansa Bansa River, which is full of nature, and it is 500 years old temple. It is about 19 km distance from Soro and 53 km away from Balasore town. At first, Shiva was worshipped at the base of a tree, while the temple was recognized as a tourist destination by the government and a temple was built in which Lord Bakreshwar is worshipped. Bakreswar Temple is a famous temple in Balasore District. Mahashivratri is the famous festival of…

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