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Temples in Odisha



* 15 Oct 2021
Lingaraj temple - Pinterest collection
Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar, Odisha was built by King Jajati Keshari in the 10th Century and completed by King Lalatendu Keshari in the 11th Century. (Kalinga type of architecture). The main deity is Lord Shiva (Swayambhu Lingam) but the temple is dedicated to SIva and Vishnu (Hari Hara).  There are several subsidiary shrines within the temple complex.
The temple can broadly be divided into four main halls. The Garba Griha (Sanctum Sanctorum), the Yajana Mandapa (the hall for prayers) the Natya Mandapa (dance and music hall) and the Bhoga Mandapa (where devotees can have the Prasad (offering) of the Lord).  (Only Hindus are allowed). The Bindusagar lake is  located to north of the temple.
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* 16 Oct 21
Some of the famous Hindu temples of Odisha
Akhandalamani, Aradi village
Ananta Vasudeva Temple, Bhubaneswar
Baitala Deula, Bhubaneswar
Brahmeswara Temple, Bhubaneswar
Chandi Temple, Cuttack
Chausathi Jogini Temple, Bhubaneswar
Chhatia Jagannath Temple, Chhatia, Jeypore
Dhabaleswar near Cuttack
Gundicha Temple, Puri
Jagannath Temple, Puri
Kapilas (Chandrashekhar temple), Dhenkanal
Khirachora Gopinath, Remuna
Lingaraja Temple, Bhubaneswar
Mausi Maa Temple, Puri
Mukteshwar Temple, Bhubaneswar
Nrusinghanath
Panchalingeswar, Balasore district
Parashurameshvara Temple, Bhubaneswar
Rajarani Temple, Bhubaneswar
Ram Mandir, Bhubaneswar
Sun Temple, Konark
Taratarini Temple, Brahmapur
Vaital Deul Temple, Bhubaneswar
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