Raja Rani Temple

#6 of 9 things to do in Bhubaneswar

It was developed in the eleventh century from rosy and yellow sandstone called 'Rajarani' in the local dialect of the region. Additionally, the place of worship is well known among the locals as the 'love temple' in view of the sensual carvings of couple and ladies in the sanctum sanctorum. Prior this temple was known as Indreswara Temple and its engineering has a great deal of profundity and imagery. The main shrine is devoted to Lord Shiva and is frequented by an extensive number of pilgrims from everywhere throughout the nation. The temple holds an esteemed position among the holy places in Bhubaneswar. The most striking element of the sacrosanct spot is the 'Guardians of the Eight Directions' that distend from the base of the temple in the eight bearings. The eight gatekeepers are specifically: Indra, Agni, Yama, Nirriti, Varuna, Vayu, Kubera and Ishana.

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Raja Rani Temple  tourism
Raja Rani Temple  tourism
Raja Rani Temple  tourism
Raja Rani Temple  tourism
Raja Rani Temple  tourism
Raja Rani Temple  tourism
Raja Rani Temple  tourism
Raja Rani Temple  tourism