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Astasambhu Shiva Temples

BHUBANESWAR, ODISHA

Ashtashambhu Shiva Temple
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Ashtashambhu Shiv Temple in Bhubaneswar Odisha. In the Uttaresvara Siva Temple area, there are eight sanctuaries of indistinguishable size and measurement privately known as Astasambhu. Ashta implies eight and Sambhu alludes to another name of Lord Shiva. Five of them are masterminded in one arrangement are otherwise called Panchu Pandava. The sanctuary is under private possession and is kept up by the Ratnakara Gargabatu and family. As per design highlights like bada division and pabhaga moldings, this sanctuary was worked around tenth century A.D.

 

This is a structure comprised of stones and its typology is Rekha Deul. The sanctuary is encircled by Godavari tank in the east, Uttaresvara Siva Temple compound divider in the west, and Bindusagar tank in the south past the compound divider. The sanctuary has an east-bound shrine.

  • Temple
  • Six of the Astasambhu
  • Pond

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The sanctuary has a square vimanam (sanctum) estimating 2.45 meters with a front facing patio of 0.53 meters. Its pancharatha(five chariots) as recognized by a focal raha and a couple of anuratha and kanika pagas on one or the other side of the raha. On rise, he vimana is of rekha request that actions 5.72 meters in range from pabhaga to kalasa. From base to the top the sanctuary has a bada, gandi and mastaka. With three-overlay divisions of the bada the sanctuary has a trianga bada estimating 1.72 meters. At the base, the pabhaga has four base moldings of khura, kumha, pata, basanta that actions 0.47 meters. Jangha estimates 0.90 meters and baranda estimating 0.35 meters thick have three moldings. The gandi estimating 3.00 meters in stature is without any design and mastaka measures 1.00 meters with parts like beki, amlaka, khapuri and kalasa.

 

The parsvadevata specialties are situated on the raha paga of the jangha on the three sides of north, west and south estimating 0.50 meters x 0.32 meters and with a profundity of 0.20 meters. But the southern specialty the rest two are unfilled. The specialties are designed with talagarbhika and urdhagarbhika of khakhara request. The southern specialty houses a four equipped Ganesha holding a parasu in his lower left, a rosary with varadamudra present in lower right hand. His advantages are broken. The divinity is flanked on the top by two flying vidyadharas grasping laurels. This sanctuary is comprised of coarse dim sandstone, development strategy is dry workmanship type and the development type is Kalingan. 

Geographical Information

The Ashtashambhu Shiv Temple in Bhubaneswar Odisha has a square vimanam (shrine) measuring 2.45 metres with a frontal porch of 0.53 metres. … The parsvadevata niches are located on the raha paga of the jangha on the three sides of north, west and south measuring 0.50 metres x 0.32 metres and with a depth of 0.20 metres.

Weather

Bhubaneswar has a tropical savanna climate, designated Aw under the Köppen climate classification. The annual mean temperature is 27.4 °C (81.3 °F); monthly mean temperatures are 22–32 °C (72–90 °F). 

Best Foods

You can get food from Hotels in the town area.

Best Time To Visit

Ashtashambhu Shiv Temple in Bhubaneswar Odisha is famous for celebrating Shiva Ratri. Thousands of people from nearby as well as far-off places pay a visit to this place to enjoy the ShivaRatri with great enthusiasm.

Transportation (Direction)

By Road: The temple of Astasambhu Shiva Temple is situated at Bhubaneswar in Orissa state of India. Bhubaneshwar is well connected to other major cities of the country via regular buses.

By Rail: It is well connected through nearest Bhubaneshwar railway station (49 km)
to major cities railway stations like Delhi, Agra, Mumbai, Chennai, Ajmer, Pali, Jaipur, Ahmedabad.

By Air: The nearest Airport is Bhubaneswar Airport (52 Km) which is well connected with regular domestic flights to Delhi, Mumbai. 

How to Prepare for Place

Well, You are going to a temple. you can just spend some time there or you can worship there. 

visit in this season, you preferably hold all your necessary things you want to carry.  

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ's)

1. Are ATMs available there?

Ans:- Yes, There is so many ATM in nearest town area.

2. Entry Fees?

No Entry Fees.

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