Rameshwar Deula

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Rameshwar temple

The Rameshwar temple is very old temple in Bhubaneswar and known as the Mausi Maa(Oriya:ମାଉସୀ ମା ଦେଉଳ) temple of Lingaraj Temple.It is located from 2 km distance from Lingaraj shrine.


Legend goes as when Rama was returning from Lanka after victory over Ravana, Goddess Sita asked to worship Shiva here.So Ramachandra built a Linga for that purpose. Traditionally during Ashokashtami, which falls one day before to Rama Navami in Chaitra Lord Lingaraja comes to this temple by a large chariot called Rukuna Rath and stays for four days.Historically the temple dates back to 9th century.


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