Baba Kakharua Baidyanath Temple, Mantri, Mayurbhanj

Baba Kakharua Baidyanath Temple has situated at Mantri, and It is 36 km from Baripada town. Lord Shiva is the presiding deity of this temple and also is known as Kakharua Baidyanath. Previously it was the dwelling place of king Ramachandra Bhanj of Mayurbhanja, who lived here for a short period. The Place is a thickly populated town along with remains of ancient forts. During the holy month of Shravan, the Kaudias come and pour water on the Shiva Lingam. Mahashivratri is the main festival of the temple, and it attracts a large number of devotees to see the festival. There is a big wall around the temple named Kurum Bedha. It is one of the best places & famous pilgrim in Mayurbhanj. Baba Kakharua Baidyanath Mandir is one of the most popular tourist places in the Mayurbhanj District.