Harisankar temple situated in the slopes of the gandhamardhan hillsin the district of Balangir in Odisha in Ondia.
It is popular for its natural scenery and for its association with two Hindu gods, Vishnu and Siva. It’s such a beautiful tourist place. Every day there are lots of people coming here to visit. Here is waterfall also, that water fall attracts more people.
As a holy place, with a stream passing through the granite bed, it has given some visitors a feeling of peace. In front of the hills of Gandhamardana there is a temple of Narasimhanath. The plateau between the two temples has found ancient Buddhist ruins, considered to be the ruins of the ancient Perimalgiri University.
The god of harishankar was discovered in the 14th century by a Chauhan dynasty king of Patna state of Odisha. The goddess has been worshipped ever since. A dancing Ganesh statue has been found, which can be traced back to the beginning of the 12th century. The temple was built by the order of queen durlabha devi, then queen of king Vaijjal dev Chauhan.
It is situated in the district of Balangir of Odisha. The nearest railway station is on Harishankar road, which is only 32 km from the temple. Regular taxis are available for temple from this railway station.
Here all Ekadashi, Eankranti, Makar Sankranti, Shiva ratri, Megha mela festivals are celebrated.