Sunday, December 17

Temple

Ganesh Temple of Barsur

Ganesh Temple of Barsur

Place to Visit, Temple
Ganesh Temple of Barsur Ganesh Temple is located in Barsur, Danewada District, Chhattisgarh. This temple is famous for its historical significance. The city Barsur is named after king Banasur, who was great devotee of bhagwan Shiv. It is said that daughters of Banasur, Usha and his minister’s daughter Chitralekha were best friends. They were devotee of Ganesha. So they asked their father to construct temple for them. They created this twin Ganesh Temple of Barsur. The two idols of Ganesh in the same temple are unique. It is believed that it is the third largest Ganesha statue in the world. There are two statues of Ganesh built with sand stones, the large statues is about seven feet and the height of the small is five and a half feet.
Shivani Temple Kanker  

Shivani Temple Kanker  

Temple
Shivani Temple Shivani Temple, Kanker is also known as Shivani Maa Temple. It is believed that the Goddess in this temple is a combination of two Goddesses, namely Durga Maa and Kali Maa. The beautiful city of Kanker is a municipality in the Kanker District. Kanker District is located in the southern region of Chhattisgarh. Shivani Temple, Chhattisgarh is one of the oldest temples in the city. This temple has been attracting tourists from all over the world since a long time.    
Danteshwari Temple

Danteshwari Temple

Temple
Danteshwari Temple is temple dedicated to Goddess Danteshwari, and is one of the 52 Shakti Peethas, shrines of Shakti, the divine feminine, spread across India. The temple built in the 14th century by the Chalukyas of the South, is situated in Dantewada, a town situated 80 km from Jagdalpur Tehsil, Chhattisgarh. Dantewada is named after the Goddess Danteshwari, the presiding deity of the earlier Kakatiya rulers. Traditionally she is the Kuldevi (family goddess) of Bastar state,[1][2][3] The temple is as according legends, the spot where the Daanth or Tooth of Sati fell, during the episode when all the Shakti shrines were created in the Satya Yuga. Every year during Dusshera thousands of tribals from surrounding villages and jungles gather here to pay homage to the goddess, when her i