Rudreshwar Temple, situated on the banks of the Mahanadi River, is located at Rudri, about six kilometers from Dhamtari, in Chhattisgarh. It was built in 1915 by Rudra Dev - a powerful king of the Chandra Dynasty. Lord Shivais the presiding deity here. As per historians, the temple dates back to Chandra Dynasty. Chandravanshi King Rudra Dev is believed to have consecrated the shrine.
How To Reach Dhamtari
The closest air terminal is located in Raipur, situated at a distance of 70 Kms from Dhamtari.
Dhamtari has a railway station of its own; otherwise train to Raipur can also be taken.
The town of Dhamtari is located along the National Highway 43. Frequent buses are available including state run buses.
Rudreshwar Temple / Lord Shiva Temple,
Dhamtari District, India.
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 6 A.M to 9 P.M