Brahmeswara Temple of Shiva Brahmeswarpatna Road, Brahmeswarpatna, Bhubaneswar-751018

The buildings were built in a shape of full volume pyramid and then it would be carved inside and outside.

Temple Etiquette

  • Footwear not allowed inside

    Footwear not allowed inside
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    Footwear to be left outside the temple. In summer be careful of the hot paving stones.

  • Prasad and donation

    Prasad and donation
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    Use your right hand to accept prasad and give donations. The left hand is considered unclean in India.

  • Dress conservatively

    Dress conservatively
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    Avoid shorts, skirts, tanktops and do not expose legs.

  • Restricted entry

    Restricted entry
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    Entry is normally restricted to temple priests in the sanctum sanctorum. Some temples restrict the entry of non-Hindus

  • Avoid cellphones

    Avoid cellphones
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    Use of cell phones is restricted normally. Photography is restricted in some temples.

  • Circumambulation or pradakshina

    Circumambulation or pradakshina
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    Devotees are to walk around the sanctum sanctorum in a clockwise direction


About Brahmeswara Temple

 Brahmeswara Temple is a famous Hindu temple. It is situated in Bhuvaneshwar town of Khordha district, Odisha. This temple is dedicated to lord Shiva. In the end of 9th century it was built. This temple contains accuracy date by the use of wording that was originally on the temple. They are destroyed unfortunately. The records of this informarion are preserved. In the 18th centuary this was rebuilt by Somavamsi king Udyotakesari with the help of by his Mother Queen Kolavati Devi.

This temple is built in the traditional architecture style by using of stones. The temple is in the pyramid shape. Inside and outside of this temple it contains the sculpture.

The Orissan temple has two connecting buildings. The smaller is the Jagmohana, or assembly hall. Behind it is the Sikhara, the towering sanctuary. The sand stone walls has the symbolic decoration and the god likes figures which helps believer in his meditation.

The door frame contains the beautiful designs are symbolic decorations and the notion of god like figures, holding a trident and a human head, standing on a corpse. Shiva and other deities are also depicted in their horrific aspects.

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