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Patmeswari Temple and Someswar Siva Temple at Patnagarh in Balangir in Odisha



Patmeswari Temple is an ancient shrine dedicated to Maa Patmeswari at Patnagarh in Odisha. Another ancient temple located nearby is the Someswar Siva Temple. The two shrines are located at a distance of 40 km from Balangir.

Maa Patmeswari was worshipped by the Chalukyas. The architecture of the temple is an example of early Chalukyan architecture. The main murti worshipped in the temple is that of Goddess Shakti. Most important festival is the Durga Puja.

Someswar Siva Temple is a 12th century shrine at Patnagarh. This shrine is also noted for its medieval architecture.

Shivling is worshipped in the temple.

The most important festival observed here is the Shivratri.

The shrine also attracts hundreds of devotees during the Shravan month.

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