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Lingaraj – one of the largest and oldest temples of Bhubaneshwar

lingaraj-temple-panoKing Yayati built the construction of the largest temple of Bhubaneshwar – Lingaraj Temple, located near the Bindu Sagar. Here there is a famous lingam, which many centuries ago incorporated the spirit of Shiva and took his form. Although many people believe that Yayati was a mythical creature, the inscriptions in the temple of Jagannath at Puri indicate that he really existed and that after his orders this temple was constructed and dedicated to the great ruler of the three worlds – Tribhuvanesvara. Read the rest of this entry »