Lose yourself in the wildlife of Orissa. Get a chance to glimpse the white tigers moving with abandon in Nandankanan, while the elephants stopping your way in Simlipal!
Gear up for unlimited Adventure at the Satkosia gorge. Experience the unique cocktail of wildlife trekking, adventure trip and serene environment.
Meticulously chiseled stones of the edifice defies logic and stupefies the senses!
Take on to adventure boating or simply submerge yourself in resonating sounds of clashing waterfalls in Machhkund
Experience the serenity spread all around in the soft lambent rays of sun dancing over the sea in Goplapur.
On to Mother Nature’s lap with amazing view of waterfalls that remind of Niagra falls!
Watch the waves recede 5 kilometer back every day here in the silvery beaches of Chandipur.
Spiritual abode of India, the temple of Lord Jagannath bestows bliss on the pilgrim who arrive here in search of enlighten.
Take a tour to the tribal dominion of Orissa and discover a world hidden beyond the realms of the modern man!
The Largest brackish Salt water lagoon of Asia mesmerizes with panoramic view and migratory birds swarming on unending expanse of water.

Sureswari Temple

Sureswari Temple,Orissa TemplesSureswari Temple is regarded as the oldest Shakti shrine in Sonpur.Devi Sureswari is also the presiding deity of Sonepur.A six handed standing image of Kali is worshipped in the sanctum of the temple as Sureswarai. It is situated on the left bank of Tel River towards the south-west of the confluence of Mahanadi River and Tel. The main gate of the temple faces towards east but Devi Sureswari looks towards north. SevenPonds are found by the temple side of Sureswari. According to many scholars these ponds were the fort moats of the Kalachuri rulers. Devi Sureswari was the presiding deity of the fort of Chauhan ruler Achal Singh Deo who was the builder of that historic temple. But after that Maharaja Biramitra Singh Deo constructed many images of parsvadevatas. In the parsvadevata niches, there are images of tenhanded dancing Durga, four-handed Devi sitting in lalitasana and eight-handed Ganesa all on the Visvapadma pedestals. Standing image of Bhairav and tantric Buddhist goddess named Tara are kept here and there all around the temple. It is also believed that Lord Parashuram, on request of his mother, performed a sacrificial yagna here. There is an ancient and big altar in the temple which is believed to be that of Lord Parashuram.

The present temple was built by the Chauhan king, Achal Singh Deo.



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