Ghogar Dham
Author: Mayank
February 29, 2016

Ghogar Dham is a very famous Shiva Temple. This temple is on bank of River Ghogar. There is a gorge on River Ghogar. It is about 30 km from Rourkela town i.e from Panposh Chowk. The beautiful gorge with its lush green scenic environment with full of green trees this place is also used for picnic during winter season and attracts number of visitor throughout the year. There is a naturally formed Siva Linga of Black granite at the side. This temple is established by King of Raghunath Sekhar Deo. This shiva temple is also known as Ghogar Dham or Sri Ghogareswar Mahadeb. There are facility of community lunch and lodging facility for outstation devotees at this place. During the month of Shravan(July / August) lakhs of devotees visited this place pouring water on Shiva Linga from various parts of district of Sundargarh as well as neighboring state of Jharkhand and Chhatisgarh. Other then this during Kartika Purnima in the month of November and Shivaratri February / March thousands of devotees visited this place.

How to reach: There are two different route to reach this spot. One is from Bilaigarh Chowk near Kansabahal on SH-10 on Rourkela – Sambalpur route. This is around 3 km from Bilaigarh chowk which all weather memorable road.

Another route is from Rajgangpur chowk on SH-10 on Rourkela – Sambalpur route. This is also motorable road and distance is around 10/12 km from Rajgangpur Chowk.

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