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2 Hindu Temples to explore in Ganjam

Ganjam

The name Ganjam means the “Granary of the world”. Ganjam District has witnessed many historical events and monuments from its past. Jaugada fort stands as the symbol of all the historical heritage connected with the Rushikulya Valley civilisation.

Maa Siddha Bhairavi Temple
Maa Siddha Bhairavi TempleMantridi, Odisha 761008, India

This is aBhairavi temple located in Ganjam district, Carved in crude fashion, the idol features one leg and four hands. It is said that this idol was excavated from a ploughed field. and was enshrined as such in a new temple in 1937. All the Sankranti days in every month of the Hindu Calendar and Tuesdays are considered auspicious here.

Shri Tara Tarini Shakti Peeth Temple, Ganjam, Odisha
Shri Tara Tarini Shakti Peeth Temple, Ganjam, OdishaTemple Road, Near Rushikulya River, Raipur, Odisha 761018, India

It is a famous religious place in Southern Odisha where the twin sister Goddess i.e. Tara & Tarini adorn the sanctum situated on the top of a hillock girdled by the waddling holy river Rushikulya. Taratarani attracts thousands of devotes, picnickers and visitors through out the year.

Map of Hindu Temples to explore in Ganjam