Parasurameswar Temple

Temples & Monuments

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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Stay

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Panthanivas, Bhubaneswar

Panthanivas, Bhubaneswar

Panthanivas Bhubaneswar, Lewis Road, BBSR-751014

: 9937562181 , 06742432515

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Proximity

5 Km. Distance from Airport

3 Km. Distance from Railway Station

0 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

Panthanivas Puri

Panthanivas Puri

Panthanivas Puri, at/po-Konark, Puri- 752111

: 9437203777 , 06752222562

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Proximity

59 Km. Distance from Airport

1 Km. Distance from Railway Station

0 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

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Chandaka Nature Camps

  • Chandaka Godibari
  • Deras

Accomodation Datails

  • Double Bedded 
  • Double Bedded Type- I
  • Double Bedded Type- II
  • Double Bedded Type- III
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Ansupa Nature Camp

  • Ansupa

Accomodation Datails

  • Double Bedded
Hotel Toshali Sands

Hotel Toshali Sands

Puri- Konark Marine Drive,

: 9937003223

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Proximity

60 Km. Distance from Airport

8 Km. Distance from Railway Station

10 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

Hotel Shakti International

Hotel Shakti International

VIP Road, Puri

: 7077704388 , 06752222388

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Proximity

55 Km. Distance from Airport

1 Km. Distance from Railway Station

0 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

Kila Dalijoda Palace

Kila Dalijoda Palace

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

: 9438667086

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Proximity

60 Km. Distance from Airport

50 Km. Distance from Railway Station

5 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

Dhenkanal Palace

Dhenkanal Palace

Dhenkanal, Odisha-759001

: 9437292448

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Proximity

85 Km. Distance from Airport

75 Km. Distance from Railway Station

5 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

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