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Baba Bhusandeswar Temple

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Baba Bhusandeswar Temple

Baba Bhusandeswar Temple, is one of the largest Shiva Lingams in the World is in Bhogarai village of Balasore district, Odisha. The 12 feet long and 14 feet width lingam is carved out on a black granite and only half of the lingam is visible. The other half has remained buried for years. The diameter of the lingam is 12 feet and has three parts. The middle portion of the lingam is octagonal in shape, about 12 feet in diameter and nearly four feet in height. The Lingam slightly leans towards the right side. Mythology There is a mythological story behind this temple — according...

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About Balasore (Baleswar) District

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About Balasore (Baleswar) District

Balasore or Baleshwar (Odia: ବାଲେଶ୍ଵର) is in the state of Odisha, about 194 kilometres (121 mi) north of the State capital Bhubaneswar, in eastern India. It is the administrative headquarters of Balasore district. It is best known for Chandipur beach. It is also the site of the Indian Ballistic Missile Defense Program's Integrated Test Range, located 18 km. south of Balasore. The Defence Research and Development Organisation developed many different missiles such as Nag, Brahmos, Agni Missile among others here. This is where famous freedom fighter Jatindranath Mukherjee also known as Bagha Jatin got injured and died fighting the British....

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