Monday, December 11, 2017

Yameshwar Temple, Bhubaneswar

Date: 28th Sep 2017

Visitors: Arun, Shilpi and Harsh

Fee: None.

Timing:  None mentioned. Best bet 9 AM to 5 PM.

Distance: 1440 Kms one way.

Parking: Roadside.

Food: Small snacks available.

Photography: Allowed.

Other attractions nearby: Lingaraj Temple, Bakresvara Temple.

Yameshwar temple located opposite to Bakreswar temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Its one of the bigger temples in Bhubaneshwar. The temple consist of a Vimana, Jagamohana and a Mantapa. The temple was built during eastern ganga dynasty in 13th century AD. The temple is built of sandstone and laterite stones.

Some parts of the temple is damaged and restoration work is underway.

The temple is one of the few temples where the pooja is still performed.

Linga containing many lingas around it.

Shivaratri and karthik poornima are some of the festival celebrated in the temple.

Some beautiful carvings on the outer walls of the garbagriha.

Few smaller shrines in the complex.

Not much information is available about the temple. The beautiful temple is one of the places to visit in bhubaneshwar.

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