Biraja Temple is also called Viraja Devi or Girija Devi temple. It is one of 51 Shakti Peethas and it is where Sati's navel fell. The temple was built in 13th century. Jajpur town has grown around the temple. The main temple is that of Birajadevi (Biraja mandir). Mounted on a lion she carries a spear with one arm and holds the tail of Mahishasur with the other. The temple covers a large area, and it has several Shiva linga and other deities. Jajpur is also known as Biraja Kshetra. Festivals are held at Durga Puja & Kali Puja. Car festival is also seen here during Durga Puja.To know more about Maa biraja, please click here.