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Pataneswari Temple

Pataneswari Temple is a magnificent structure located at Sambalpur in Sambalpur District, Orissa. It was built by Balaram Dev, the first Chauhan ruler of Sambalpur during the 16th century.

The temple consists of a sanctum with an enclosed circular count. The presiding deity here is Goddess Pataneswari, an incarnation of Goddess Kali. The deity occupies a pivotal position in the religious life of the people of Orissa. Another temple dedicated to Goddess Pataneswari is situated at Patnagarh.

Balangir Railway Station is the nearest railhead.

Updated on 20th August, 2014
District: Sambalpur
Location: Sambalpur    


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