Patneswari Temple

Patneswari temple located in Patnagarh, 40 km west from Balangir, Patna state’s old capital stands proudly with ancient times temple. Modern Patnagarh is a blend of the happy synthesis of the mythological past and the modern present. Endowed with natural beauty, it is famous for many historical temples. In the Chalukyas style, the temples of the presiding deity, the goddess of Pattneshwari the temples of Someshwar Shiva in the 12th century are monuments of great architectural significance. Temple sculpture is reminiscent of the earliest group of temples built during the Chauhan rule in the western part of Odisha.

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