About the Temple
This 7th Century AD temple, is dedicated to Goddess Durga and is located 14 KM from Barkul. The temple is constructed in the khakara style of architecture like the Vittal Deula Temple at old town Bhubaneswar.
The temple though lacking in architectural finesse is a revered in Ganjam. Till this day animal sacrifice rituals are practiced in the temple.
Durga Puja – the fair organised by the temple authorities during Dussehra is very popular.