Thursday, September 12, 2019

Maa Narayani Temple, Khalikote, Ganjam, Odisha, India A Famous Shakti Peeth and Picnic Place

Maa Narayani Temple:

 Maa Narayani Temple which is dedicated to ten armed goddess Narayani or Parvathi or Durga. 

It is located on a hill in Narayani village situated near Khalikote, Ganjam District, Odisha, India. 

The Current temple was renovated by the zamindars of Khalikote in the early 18th century. 

The original temple existed before 12th Century AD. 

The temple is known for the scenic beauty of the surrounding countryside' including Chilika Lake. 

Till this day animal sacrifice rituals are practiced in the temple. 

It is 19kms from Balugaon. 

This place is also very good place for family picnic.

It is also very famous shakti peeth in Odisha particularly in Ganjam district.