Singhanath Temple, Badamba

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Singhanath Temple (Odia: ସିଂହନାଥ ମନ୍ଦିର)‍ is a historical temple located in the town of Badamba in the Cuttack district of Odisha, India. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, one of the most revered deities in Hinduism. It is believed to have been built in between the 8th and 9th centuries and is one of the oldest temples in Odisha. The temple has the unique feature of having five lingams in a single sanctum sanctorum, representing five different aspects of Lord Shiva.

The temple is famous for its intricate carvings and sculptures, which depict scenes from Hindu mythology. The temple complex also includes a number of smaller shrines dedicated to other deities, such as Lord Vishnu and Lord Ganesha. The temple also has several tanks and tanks which are believed to have been built by the King of the Bhoi Dynasty.

The temple is an important pilgrimage site for Hindus and is visited by thousands of devotees every year. It is especially crowded during the festival of Maha Shivaratri when the temple is decorated with flowers and lights, and special prayers and rituals are held to mark the occasion. The temple is well maintained by the temple trust and it's an important example of Odisha's rich architectural heritage.

Road Sign towards Singhanath Temple of Badamba

The temple is also an important archaeological site and has been protected as a monument by the Archaeological Survey of India. It's also a great place to visit for those interested in ancient architecture and Indian history and culture.

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Odia Traveler and food blogger Manas Muduli

Manas Kumar Muduli is an Odia Technical professional, and a foodie by his passion. He uses to travel to different destinations and loves to taste the good vibes and also the foods.

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Note: This blog is written by Sangram Keshari Senapati and Manas Kumar Muduli and these photographs are captured by Mr. Muduli. Before publishing it anywhere, please take proper permission.

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