Megheswar Temple, Bhubaneswar

Megheswar Temple is situated within the city of Bhubaneswar. The temple was built during1190-1198 AD. It is 15.55 meters high. The most striking feature of the temple is the transformation of the spire, which has assumed a softened to the rounding of the sharp edges of the multiple offsets and projections. It is located east of the 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 is built of a soft and gritty variety of sandstone. Four of the images of this temple deserve special mention. The second represents the scene of Godhana Harana by Brahma. The third image of Lakuli, which is found on the southern side represents perhaps a form of Durga. The fourth figure is a six-handed Nataraj. Megheswar Mandir is a famous temple in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.