Pabaneshwar Temple is located at Bhubaneswar in Khordha district in Orissa. This temple is also known as the Daiteshwar Shiva temple. Pabaneshwar Shiva temple is located very close to the Parasurameshwar temple with a road leading from both the temples to the Kedara-Gowri temples.
About The Temple
The temple is surrounded by residential buildings and market on three sides and the road on the south. The temple has a tower with a renovated porch, facing east. The presiding deity is a ling within a circular yoni-pitha inside the sanctum. The temple still holds daily rituals as per norms.
On plan the temple has a tower with a frontal porch. The temple is on a low platform which is now buried. The temple is devoid of any sculptural embellishment. The threshold holds a Gajalakshmi seated in padmasana on a full blown lotus. At the base of the right door there is a dvarapala niche decorated by a stylized motif. The niche showcases a shaivite dvarapala holding a trident. The left door is a simple plain renovated stone with absolutely no decorations. Above the door there is an architrave containing intricately carved nava-grahas seated in padmasana. One of them, Ketu is depicted with a snake’s tail and with hands upraised in sincere devotion to the Lord.
Biju Patnaik Airport is the main domestic airport.
Bhubaneswar Railway Station is the main railway station of the city.
Bhubaneswar is well connected to other major cities of the country via regular buses.
Pabaneshwar Temple / Daiteshwar Temple,
Near Bindu Sagar Pond, Old Town,
Bhubaneswar, Khordha District,
Orissa, India, Pin code - 751002.
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.
The temple is open from 06:00 am to 08:00 pm.