Megheswar Temple is situated close Tankapani Road territory of Bhubaneswar city in India. In Bhubaneswar, most sanctums of Lord Siva were constructed amid seventh to twelfth Century CE, consequently demonstrating the unmistakable quality of Shaivitism (a Hindu organization that venerates Lord Siva) in that period; Shree Megheswar Temple is one among them. This temple is devoted to Lord Shiva.
About The Temple
This Shiva temple is the temple constructed for the "Ishwar of Megha" which truly implies the God of the Rain. Constructed in Saptaratha style of temple design, the temple is finished with carvings of agile artists, creatures, winged animals and blossoms. Situated at Pandav Nagar on the Tankapani Road, the temple complex houses two more sanctuaries of Bhaskareswar and Brahmeswar, which are similarly elaborate. The Bhaskareswar Temple is unique in relation to every one of the sanctuaries of the State as far as basic example. The temple is raised on a round stage and a nine-feet-high Shiva Linga is revered inside it. As per an engraving on the premises, the Megheswar alongside the water tank close to it, appeared at the case of Svapnesvara, brother by marriage of the Ganga King Rajaraja amid the rule of the last sibling Anangabhima (1192-95 AD). The Brahmeswar Temple on the premises takes after Mukteswar temple to the extent the carvings on the dividers are concerned. There is portrayal of artists and artists on the outside dividers of the temple and in the West side of the structure, there are figures of Lord Shiva and Chamunda. The garden created around the ensured region of the landmark improves it excellence and gives quietness to the guests and in addition the aficionados.
How to Reach Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar has its own airport named Biju Patnaik Airport. Regular flights operate to and from Bhubaneswar to all metros and major destinations in India. Bhubaneswar is one of the most important railway stations in Eastern India. It has connecting trains to many states and major cities. The city being the capital is well connected to all parts of the state and nearby states as well. There is regular bus service to and from all major cities. The main bus stand is at a distance of 8 km from the city center.
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India,
Pincode – 751018.
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 6AM to 9PM.