Pataneswari Temple is a magnificent structure located at Sambalpur in Sambalpur District, Orissa. It was built by Balaram Dev, the first Chauhan ruler of Sambalpur during the 16th century. The temple consists of a sanctum with an enclosed circular count. The presiding deity here is Goddess Pataneswari, an incarnation of Goddess Kali. The deity occupies a pivotal position in the religious life of the people of Orissa.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Get married to a person of a girl's choice
- Health and longevity of husband
Moola Mantra Om Dhum Durgayai Namaha
Sarva Mangala Maangalye Sive Sarvaardha Saadhike, Saranye Tryambake Gauri Naarayani Namosthuthe
Meaning -We offer you our salutations, Oh auspicious Naraayani, who is the good of all good, who can achieve everything and can offer refuge, Oh three-eyed Gowri.
Saranaangatha Dheenaartha Parithraana Paraayane Sarvasyaarthi Hare Devi Naaraayani Namosthuthe
Meaning -We offer salutations to you, Oh Narayani, who has the infinite power of creating, preserving and destroying. You are the basis and epitome of the 3 gunas.
Sarvaroope Sarvese Sarvasakthi Samanvithe, Bhayebhyastrahi No Devi Durge Devi Namosthuthe
Meaning -I offer my salutations to you mother Durga, who is present in all beings and has all power, save us from all our wrongdoings O mother of the universe.