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Laxmi Narayan Mandir in Rourkela

Laxmi Narayan Mandir at Rourkela is located atop a small hill amidst sylvan surroundings. The temple has murtis of Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi. The shrine is situated in sector 24 of Rourkela city.

Constructed in the year 1966, the temple is noted for its architecture. Three domes of the shrine are typical to temples found in other parts of Odisha.

Special pujas are performed during Sankranti.

Several devotees participate in the evening aarati - this is the most auspicious occasion here.

Another Small but Important Shrine

Panchu Mahadeva Temple at Budhakhol near Buguda in Odisha

Panchu Mahadeva Temple is a cluster of five temples dedicated to Lord Shiva (know more about the shrine here)

Another shrine dedicated to Ma Bhadrakali

Ma Bhadrakali Mandir at Itkhori near Chatra in Jharkhand - it is widely believed that Sri Ram, Lakshman and Mata Sita resided in the area during their exile period in the Ramayana. (know more about the shrine here)