The temple is located among the Maikal mountain ranges and is said to have been built between the 8th to 11th centuries during the reign of the Naga dynasty, under King Ramchandra.
About The Temple
The temple is a stone structure situated in lush green forests. It is has intricate carvings and sculptures depicting intimate postures similar to the Khajuraho temples. The entrance has the images of Ganga and Yamuna carved. The main hall (Mandapam) has a high podium on which the Shivalinga sits facing east. The main hall has high roof and four pillars at its centre. Most of the architecture follows the Odisha type. The outer precinct has gardens. It is a must-visit for people interested in sculpture, fine arts and archaeology.
About The Deity
The main deity is Lord Shiva is seen here in Shivalinga form which is hand carved. Lord Vishnu and his avatars, Lord Ganesh, Uma-Maheswara, Narsimha, Vamana, Natraja, Krishna, Kaal Bhairav, and Surya are seen too.
Legend and Stories
The temple complex, rich in history and archaeological details, was built during the rule of King Pandu and are similar to those built in Kharod, Palari, Rajim and Sirpur.
The building of the temple complex is credited to Nagawanshi Kings who practiced tantric rituals and who ruled in the Southern Koshal region, which is now the state of Chhattisgarh. As the Gond Tribals worshiped Lord Shiva as Bhoramdeo, the temple was also named Bhoramdeo.
Each year in the last week of the month of March, Bhoramdeo Mahotsav is celebrated which is the best time to visit the temple.
Nearby Places to Visit
Kanker Palace Temple
Rajpuri Waterfall Temple
Kailash Caves Temple
Maitri bagh Temple
It is located about 21 kilometres from Kawardha, on the banks of river Sakri. It is situated to the north of Raipur and good road transport facilities are available.
Raipur and Bilaspur are the nearby railway stations.
Raipur domestic Airport
Khajuraho of Chattisgarh Bhoramdeo Temple
Pin code - 491995
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.