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Maa Sarala Temple

Tirtol, Odisha 754136, India

Hindu Temples

About Maa Sarala Temple

It is one of the eight most famous Shakta shrines of Odisha. In Hindu culture, 'Maa Sarala' is a Goddess who acts as a patron of the followers of Vaishnav and Shakta.The current temple is approximately 500 years old, and was built by the Raja of Manijanga. The remnants of the old temple are not visible, but folklore suggests that it was sited at Badasarol.


Attractions near Maa Sarala Temple

Gorekhnath Temple (ଗୋରେଖନାଥ4.95km from Maa Sarala Temple

This is a Hindu temple in Odisha.  baba Goraknath is the follower of Matsyendranath, the founder of the Nath tradition. It is a popular place in Jagatsinghpur and is said that Baba Gorak Nath has performed meditation in this place.

Varahi Devi Temple30.64km from Maa Sarala Temple

The temple is dedicated to Goddess Varahi. This temple was built in the first quarter of 10th century AD during Somavamsi rule. Locally known as Matsya Varahi, the presiding deity Goddess Varahi sits in lalitasana on a plain platform with her right foot resting on the buffalo mount carved on the pedestal. She is presented as the pot-bellied goddess with the face of a boar.

Maa mangala temple32.79km from Maa Sarala Temple

Goddess Mangala is the presiding deity of this temple. Built in 15th century, the temple is a symbol of the ancient heritage of Kalinga. According to legend, the Goddess Mangala kept herself hidden under the waters of the River Prachi. One day a boatman was unable to cross the river in full spate when Maa Mangala told him in a dream to recover her from the middle of the river and establish her in the village of Mangalapur. He dived and recovered goddess idol and built the temple.

Lalitagiri Buddhist Complex34.79km from Maa Sarala Temple

This is a major Buddhist complex in the Indian state of Odisha. Lalaitgiri is a part of Pushpagiri university located on top of hills of the same names. Lalitagiri is a major center of Buddhism hemmed between the Parabhadi and Landa sandstone hills in the standalone Assian hill range.

Madhusudan Das House36.63km from Maa Sarala Temple

Madhusudan Das was the first graduate and advocate of odisha. He was instrumental in creation of Province of Orissa . His house is very famous and there is a statue of him.

Paradip Port 37.87km from Maa Sarala Temple

Paradip Port is a natural, deep-water port on the East coast of India in Jagatsinghpur. It is situated at confluence of the Mahanadi river ad the Bay of Bengal. It is situated 210 nautical miles south of Kolkata and 260 nautical miles north of Visakhapatnam.

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The district, smallest in size among the 30 districts in Odisha.