Parasurameswar Temple 

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Parasurameswar Temple

The Temple of Evolution

About

Widely regarded as the temple where the evolution of Odisha Temple Architecture started, this temple built during the 7th century AD during the reign of the Shailodbhava dynasty, it is one of the well preserved temples in the state. Parasurameswar Temple happens to be the first temple to have th ...

Widely regarded as the temple where the evolution of Odisha Temple Architecture started, this temple built during the 7th century AD during the reign of the Shailodbhava dynasty, it is one of the well preserved temples in the state.

Parasurameswar Temple happens to be the first temple to have the Jagamohana or the entrance hall attached with the sanctum sanctorum. The crude joints denotes of a craft with the newly acquired skill set. The presence of asta grahas (eight planets) on the lintel of the entrance door is a testament of its antiquity.

The Saptamatrika marks their presence for the first time in the temple architecture of the state. The Saptamatrika are essentially powers bestowed on Goddess Shakti by various gods. In a nutshell it signifies that every woman who becomes a mother inherits the powers of Shakti.

The presiding deity is Lord Shiva worshipped as Parasurameswar, in accordance to the penance of Sage Parashuram and the grace of Lord Shiva.

Festivals:

Parasumastami is the major festival observed in the temple. During the festival Chandrashekhara the representative of Lord Lingaraja visits the temple and a feast is organised. The festival usually falls in the month of July each year

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Getting There

  • Nearest Railway Station - Bhubaneswar
  • Nearest Airport Bhubaneswar - Bhubaneswar
  • The old town & Parasumreswar Temple can be accessed by city transport buses, auto rickshaws and cabs   

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Panthanivas Bhubaneswar

Panthanivas Bhubaneswar

Panthanivas Bhubaneswar, Lewis Road, BBSR-751014

9078885516 , 06742432515

http://www.panthanivas.com

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Proximity

5 Km. Distance from Airport

3 Km. Distance from Railway Station

0 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

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Panthanivas Cuttack

Panthanivas Cuttack

Panthanivas Cuttack, At/PO-Buxi bazar, Cuttack-753001

9078885521 , 06712306916

http://www.panthanivas.com

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36 Km. Distance from Airport

3 Km. Distance from Railway Station

0 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

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Chandaka Nature Camps

  • Chandaka Godibari
  • Deras

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  • Double Bedded 
  • Double Bedded Type- I
  • Double Bedded Type- II
  • Double Bedded Type- III
  • Double Bedded Type- IV

 

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Ansupa Nature Camp

  • Ansupa

Accomodation Details

  • Double Bedded

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The Adventure Luxury Hotels - Bhubaneswar

The Adventure Luxury Hotels - Bhubaneswar

Plot No: 14, Ashok Nagar, Bhubaneswar

7077774700 , 06742914477

https://www.theadventure.in

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Proximity

3 Km. Distance from Airport

1 Km. Distance from Railway Station

1 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

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Hotel Durene

Hotel Durene

Old Station Bazar, Cuttack Road. Bhubaneswar ,751006. Odisha.

8339966641

https://www.hoteldurene.com/

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4 Km. Distance from Airport

0.3 Km. Distance from Railway Station

0.5 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

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Svanir Wilderness Ecostay

Svanir Wilderness Ecostay

Plot No 257/407 Dalua Village

9818480486

https://svanir.com

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21 Km. Distance from Airport

23 Km. Distance from Railway Station

13 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

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Kila Dalijoda Palace

Kila Dalijoda Palace

At – Jyoti Niketan ( Rajbati) PO & Village – Mangarajpur, via Choudwar Dist - CUTTACK – 754028, Odisha.

9438667086

http://www.kiladalijoda.com

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Proximity

60 Km. Distance from Airport

50 Km. Distance from Railway Station

5 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

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Bhimatangi Housing Board Colony, LB 44, Phase-II, Bhubaneswar

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Bara harekrushnapur sq- on High way-316 Near Indian oil Petrol Pump

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KORAPUT, Odisha, India
Red Cross Stall, Infront of Sub-Collector Office, Koraput-764020

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