Friday, October 14, 2016

Rameswar Shiva Temple - Sonepur - Subarnapur - Odisha

Rameswar Temple:

Rameswar Temple is situated on the confluence of river Mahanadi and Tel. The lingam of the Rameswar temple is very old. Legend associates that Lord Ram with its installation.

Lord Kartik and Ganesh along with Goddess Parvati are worshipped here. A Durga temple is also found near the Rameswar temple where the image of a ten-armed Durga is enshrined. Here Durga is also worshipped as Shakti like Parvati. Outside the boundary of the Rameswar temple there is a Brisabha temple and a colossal image of Brisabha, black in colour is installed there.

According to historian the Rameswar temple was built by the Chauhans but some says the Somavamsis had built this temple. The Confluence of Mahanadi and Tel is another main attraction of this temple. Huge people gathering in Shivratri and Shravan Month.