Kedar Gouri Temple

  • Address: Near Bindu Sagar Pond, Old Town, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751002, Bhubaneshwar, India
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids

About Kedar Gouri Temple, Bhubaneshwar

Located behind Mukteswara temple, this is another ancient temple of Bhubaneshwar that was devoted to Lord Shiva (Kedareswar) and Goddess Gouri (Kedar Gouri). According to the legend, this temple is one of the eight Astasambhu of Bhubaneshwar. Many stories you get to hear about this temple. One of the stories says that the temple was built by King Lalatendu Kesari in honor of two lovers named Kedar and Gouri. Some other facts say that this temple was built by Lord Shiva. The procession during his marriage with Goddess Gouri was taken from Lingaraja temple to Kedargouri temple.

The highlighted feature of this temple is the 8 feet high statue of Hanuman and Goddess Durga, standing on a lion. Beside this, the Jagmohana (rectangular hall) with three-dimensional walls also deserves special attention.

Within the temple premise there are two ponds, named Khira Kund and Marichi Kund. Legend says that both the ponds have sacred powers. Taking a dip into the water of Khira Kund relieves a man from the cycle of birth and death and attains moksha. The water in Marichi Kund is said to cure woman’s infertility. 

Kedar Gouri Temple Information

  • Follow the Hindu rituals while visiting the temple.
  • Seek permission before taking any photograph.

Kedar Gouri Temple Ticket Prices

  • Entry is free.

Kedar Gouri Temple Opening and Closing Hours

  • Bhubaneswar’s temples are usually open from sunrise to sunset. However, check the official website before visiting the temple.

How To reach Kedar Gouri Temple by Public Transport

  • By auto or by car from the centre of the city.

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Things to Know Before Visiting Kedar Gouri Temple

  • 10.59% of people who visit Bhubaneshwar include Kedar Gouri Temple in their plan

  • 26.98% of people start their Kedar Gouri Temple visit around 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Kedar Gouri Temple

Monday, Thursday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kedar Gouri Temple

People normally club together Brahmeshwara Temple and Mukteshvara Temple while planning their visit to Kedar Gouri Temple.

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  • Symbol of divine love of Lord Kedar and Goddess ଏବେ ଯେଉଁଟା କେଦାର ଗୌରୀ କ୍ଲବ୍‌ ହୋଇଛି ବ୍ରିଟିସ୍‌ ଅମଳରେ ତାହା ଥିଲା ପିଡବ୍ଲ୍ୟୁଡି ବିଶ୍ରାମଶାଳା। କେଦାର ଗୌରୀ, ରବି ଟକିଜ୍‌ ରାସ୍ତା, କପିଳେଶ୍ୱର ରାସ୍ତା, ବିବେକାନନ୍ଦ ମାର୍ଗରେ ଥିବା ରାମକୃଷ୍ଣ ମିସନ୍‌ ପର୍ଯ୍ୟନ୍ତ ଏତେ ବଙ୍ଗାଳୀ ଘର ଥିଲା ଯେ ଏଠିକୁ ଯିଏ ଆସୁଥିଲା ତାକୁ ବଙ୍ଗଳା ଗାଁ’ର ଭ୍ରମ ସୃଷ୍ଟି ହେଉଥିଲା।

  • Nice hindu temple Kedareswar Temple, one of the eight Astasambhu Temples, is near the Mukteswar Temple, in Bhubaneswar, Orissa. The presiding deity is Lord Shiva, referred to locally by the name ‘Kedareshwar’. It is in the precinct of Kedara-Gouri on the right side of the road leading to Puri from Bhubaneswar and at a distance of 40 metres south of Muktesvara. It is one of the ten monuments within the precinct. It is the main temple of the complex. The temple is facing south and the enshrined deity is a circular yonipitha made of sandstone. The linga at the centre is missing. The sanctum is 2.5 square meters which is 0.8 meters below the present ground. It stands near the yard of the Mukteswar Temple

  • Good temple but badly maintained. The temple tank is covered with green algae. Cleanliness to be improved.

  • As bhubaneswar is a temple city. This temple is also one of the best Temple in bhubaneswar.

  • This temple compound is on left side of Mukteshwara temple compound. It has temple of Lord Shiva and Goddesses Gowri. It also has some other small temples. Architecture is same as other Odisha temples.

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