MahaVinayak Mandira, Chandikhole

<H2>MahaVinayak Mandira, Chandikhole</H2>

It is a holy place,where you can find peace & silent atmosphere. It is situated 40 km north to Cuttack besides National Highway (NH 5)and 4 km away from Chandikhole. Anyone can get easily bus & Auto rickshaw facility to get that spot. It is 70 kms away from BBSR ,the capital of Orissa in the same NH-5. The nearest railway station is at Dhanmandal and Haridaspur both 6 km distant from temple.

It is a place of historical and mythological importance. This sculpture (i.e. the Mahavinayak temple) has been constructed by the kings of Keshari Dynasty of Orissa during 12th Century and later it became the centre of worship of Darpan King. It is the place where several Gods & Goddess are found. Here Rati Devi, the wife of Kamadev prat fo the release of her husband from the Lord Shiva .While she was offering her prayer to Lord Ganesh in that moment five hands were stretched out towards her to receive her offer prayer (i.e. the hands of Lord Ganesh,Shiva,Durga, Vishnu & Sun). So Kamadev was released thereafter and from that day it is heard that those Gods were unitedly emerged into one big stone and went to the Earth there.
This place is also connected with the "Golden triangle pilgrimage plan" such as Rantagiri & Udaygiri, Lalitgiri which is 25 kms away from Mavinayak temple (Buddhist Sculpture Centers), Chatia Bata which is 15 kms away from Mavinayak temple (The temple of Lord Of Whole Orissa as well as world , i.e. Lord Jagannath).


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