The Ma Bhairavi temple is located in a small village called Mantridi which is around 18 KMs from the city of Berhampur. According to the legend, fishermen and sailor took blessing from the goddess before they began their fishing endeavor. This temple is now considered to be the most significant shakti pitha by people according the temple all the sankranti days and Tuesdays are the most auspicious time to be here in the shrine of maa bhairavi. Her idol in the temple has only one leg and four arms. During festivities and other auspicious days tourists from all over India come to give their offerings and to attain the blessings from maa bhairavi. There is a wonderful gallery next to temple, it has a collection of 108 idols of gods and goddesses which is open to all those who come to the temple. One more reason why lakhs of people visit this place is that – they say our wishes come true (manaskamana) when we pray to maa bhairavi. The divinity in and around the place will surely make your feel calm, composed and happy. So make sure to be here learn, understand and value the rich Indian culture through your insights to this place in the Orissa.
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Oriya and Bengali