namaste-mandala

namaste-mandala

namaste-mandala

JOGAMAYA PITHA

The “Jogamaya Shakti pitha”, which is situated at feet of the Biripuda mountain, on the riverbank of the river “TEL”, near Gurjimunda village  in the district of Kalahandi of Western Odisha.The place surrounded by hills and Natural beauty  has the Architectural temple of goddess Jogamaya and Lord Pataleswar which not only attracts the devotees but also  the Tourists. The folk myth says that in the year of 1996 a shiv Linga  was discovered from a rock cave at the feet of the mountain. For a period of time being worshiped by some devotees, later on Goddess Jogamaya and Lord Hanuman were appeared  there. As the  three shaktis appeared in one rock cave was a surprise for all in that area. The Tradition of Kalishi along with the spirituality and consciousness of kalahandi got such a popularity that the flow of devotees from long ways rushed into this place. Later on time this place was immerged into a Shakti Pitha and got popular. The construction of temple was started during 2001 with the help of some Reverent Devotees. in the premises of the temple there are certain temple of Lord Ganesh, Pataleswar, Hanuman, Jena Devta, Vairav Devta, Dangar Veer and Goddess  Kali, Gram Devi, Ganga Dei etc along with Surya Yantra  and Yangyan Mandap, besides all these still the construction work of the temple is going on . Especially in this temple as the Festivals, Abhisheks, Yangyan and Chandi Patha observed through out the year besides these mainly the Autumnal Durga puja, Sprinkle Durga puja, Maha Shiv Ratri; Rudra Yangyan and Shamba Dashmi etc also get observed very joyfully.

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