Baitala Deula

Open Time : 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Entry : free

Address : Baitala Temple, Old Town, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

Why to visit Baitala Deula

The temple's most significant aspect is its tower, which blends a semi cylindrical shape with chaitya openings, each carved into magnificent shrines, and is reminiscent of South Indian architecture. Goddess Chamundi can be seen towering atop a cadaver, stabbing his neck with an archer, a blade, a snake, and a spear, while holding an arrow, a blade, a snake, and a scimitar. Her brilliant red tongue extends in ferociousness, and she is wearing a choker of skulls.

Tini Mundiya Mandira, or the three-headed temple, is another name for Baitala Deula Temple. The three huge towers at the summit of the temple complex inspired the name. These are representations of the three mighty Goddess's powers, notably Mahalaxmi, Mahasaraswati, and Mahashakti.

The Baitala Deula temple is near to some of Bhubaneshwar's most important tourist attractions. It is an old tantric temple dedicated to the tantric worship, and it is considered one of the finest of its sort in India. Goddess Chamundi, a tantric version of Goddess Durga, is the goddess worshipped in the temple. This temple was constructed in the traditional Khakhra style, which is based on the Kalinga school of architecture.

FAQ on Baitala Deula

What is the cost of admission here?

This location is open to the public.

How long does it take to explore the temple?

The temple will take approximately 1 hour to tour.

When is the most appropriate time to visit this temple?

The area mostly around Bhubaneswar suffers a hot and humid environment throughout the summer season

Special Tip

While visiting this temple, observe Hindu customs. Anyone who asks you to perform a particular puja in exchange for a donation should be avoided (unless you are actually interested).

By Inaaya Sharma

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