Siddha Bhairavi

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Siddha Bhairavi Temple is a Famous Shakti Shrines situated at Mantridi in Ganjam district of Orissa India.[1][2] Here the presiding deity is Goddess Bhairavi. Carved in crude fashion, the idol features one leg and four hands. It is said that this idol was excavated from a ploughed field[3] and was enshrined as such in a newly adorned temple in the year 1937. All the Sankranti days in every month of the Hindu Calendar and Tuesdays are considered auspicious here.

The temple is on the National Highway 5, about 18 km from Berhampur.[4] Berhampur Railway Station is the nearest railhead.

Other Attractions[edit]

The temple houses 108 sub shrines dedicated to all Hindu gods present from Kashmir to Kanyakumari like the 12 jyotirlingas, Vaishno Devi, Dashavatara, Venkateshwara, Ranganatha, Meenakshi, Badrinath.A big shrine is also present which houses Lord Jagannath along with his siblings.It is believed that at the end of Kaliyuga Bhairavi devi will accompany Kalki Avatar in restoring Dharma.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ganjam District". 123orissa.com. Retrieved 30 January 2013. Mantridi : It is the small village in Gajam district which is famous for the temple dedicated to Goddess Siddha Vairabi. 
  2. ^ Land and People of Indian States and Union Territories: In 36 Volumes. Orissa, Volume 21. Gyan Publishing House. Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Sidha Vairabi | Ganjam | BerhampurInfo.com". myberhampur.com. 2009. Retrieved 30 January 2013. a farmer found the deity while sloughing his land 
  4. ^ "Silk City gears up for 9-day Durga Puja carnival". dailypioneer.com. 2011. Retrieved 30 January 2013. goddess Bhairavi at Mantridi, 15 km away from Berhampur, 

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