Maa Sureswari temple is situated on the banks of Tel River in Sonepur town. The holy seat of Goddess Sureswari is the presiding deity of the Subarnapur. This place is an ancient temple of Yantra, Tantra and Mantra. Ambeshwar and Jambeshwar are worshipped in two Shivlingams in Shiva Temple within the premises of Ma Sureshwari Temple. Mahabali Jatra is the main festival of Maa Sureshwari, besides Durga Puja and Sitalsasthi are also celebrated.
History of Maa Sureswari Temple
According to legend, Sri Parsuram used to worship his mother Renuka in the name of Maa Sureshwari. He killed the Kshatriyas and offered their blood to the holy fire to the yajna he conducted. That Yajna Kunda is now worshipped as the mysterious Khaul Gad. This temple was established during the rule of Somavansi king Raja Achola Singh Deo from 1725 to 1750 AD and later completed by Maharaja Viramitra Singhdeo between 1902 and 1937. The Chouhan rulers of Sonepur. Maa Sureswari temple is a Pancharatharekha Deula that stands on a raised platform. Maa Sureswari Mandir is a famous temple in Subarnapur, Odisha.
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