Monday, October 24, 2016

Ladoo Baba Temple - Ladukesh Mahesh - Sarankul - Nayagarh - Odisha

Ladoo Baba Temple:

 

 Ladoo Baba Shiva Temple is located at Sarankul, 14 kms away from Nayagarh Town stands proud with the 15th century shrine of Sri Ladukeswar Mahesh, popularly known as Ladu Baba. 





The presiding deity here is known to be the combined form of Hari (Vishnu) and Hara (Shiv). 


 The festivals and rituals of Sri Ladukeswar are similar to that of the Lingaraj temple on Bhubaneswar. 

 This shrine is the most prominent one from amongst a good number of Shaivite shrines dotting the region. 

 Pilgrims from all over orissa comes to Sarankul on the occasion of Mahashivaratri.