Subarnameru Temple - Things to Know Before Visiting
Sonepur, Odisha 767017, India
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About Subarnameru Temple
Subarnameru Temple, an ancient Hindu pilgrimage centre dedicated to Lord Shiva. The shrine enshrines a Sivalingam within a circular yonipitha, installed inside the sanctum sanctorum or Garbhagriha.
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Patali Srikhetra is a famous place with significant historical importance for Subarnapur district and Odisha. This religious place is associated with Shaktism, Buddhism and Vaishnavism. It is located in the foot of Trikut Hill at Kotsamalai of the Birmaharajpur subdivision of Subarnapur district, Odisha, India.
A group of three temples of Siva at Boudh town called the Ramswara or Ramanatha Temples, dating back to the 8th Century AD are reputed for their special feature. Archeological Survey of India has preserved this temple.
A famous waterfall in the state settled close to Phulbani, a town in Kandhamal district. The water that flows down Putudi Waterfall blends with the famous river of Odisha, Bada Saluki and offers a panoramic view to its visitors. This waterfall which is surrounded by forests and mountains is among those tourism places that promote tourism in Odisha and pull in international travelers.
Leaning Temple of Huma is one of only two leaning temples in the world. It is not known if this structure is leaning by design or for another reason. Although the edifice leans. The pinnacle of the temple is perpendicular to the ground.
Goddess Bhairabi is the presiding deity of the place. Previously the deity was being worshipped in a thatched hut, but recently a local businessman has constructed a temple.GoddessBhairabi was the presiding deity of the then Samanta Raja SarangadharaMahapatra, who was the Samanta Raja of the last King of Brahmin dynasty of the 10th century AD, late Raja GandhamardanaDev of Dhrutipura of Gandharadi.Durga Puja festival is observed here for 16 days.
Maa Ghanteswari Temple is one of the most holiest and beautiful place in Sambalpur. As the name indicates, there are bells (Ghanti) everywhere. People offer bell to Maa after their the fulfillment of their wishes. A large number of pilgrims visit this place everyday from acrooss the state. This is treated as Heart of Chipilima (a beautiful picnic spot). The specialty of this temple area is, thousands of bells hanging all around,
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Subarnapur district has a significance in its prehistoric period. The discovery of a large number of stone tools and weapons from different places and the Rock Art of Puja Dunguri support this presumption. It is believed that a human settlement in this region, dating from 3rd century B.C. to 1st century AD.