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Visit to a Shaktipeetha

When Lord Vishnu kílled Gayasura by performing Yagna on his heart, Gayasura's feet fell in Pada... read more

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GChandrasekar
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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Maa Biraja devi is one of the 18 shaktipeethas

This place Odhyana peetham is also called as Nabhi Gaya. Nabhi (Navel) of Sati devi fell... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Himansu S
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Reviewed yesterday

When Lord Vishnu kílled Gayasura by performing Yagna on his heart, Gayasura's feet fell in Pada Gaya (Pithapur, AP), Navel in Nabhi Gaya (Oddhyana peetha) and head at Siro Gaya (Gaya). Biraja Shaktipeeth present near Jajpur, which is about 100 km distance from Cuttack. Biraja...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place Odhyana peetham is also called as Nabhi Gaya. Nabhi (Navel) of Sati devi fell here. Biraja Shaktipeeth present near Jajpur, which is in 100 km distance from Cuttack. Near Byasnagar > Jajpur district > Orissa Nearest Bus Stand : Jajpur Bus stand which...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

The deity is called as Biraja / Viraja / Girija and one of the 18 Shakti Peethas, Sati’s Navel part being fallen here. A worship of the Devi here washes ‘RAJO’ guna-hence Vi-raja/Bi-raja. The Temple is that of 13th century. The deity has a trishul...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

We visited Biraja Temple, one of 51 Shaktipeeth in Jaipur. While our visit renovation work was going on. However it was for outer walls and so was not disturbing. This 13th century temple is dedicated to Devi Durga. Here Devi Durga is worshiped as Viraja...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

This is one of the holly place of Hindu. Very attractive temple count as a Shaktipeeth. Best place to visit with family and took blessing from Maa Biraja.

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Once Jajpur town was the centre of the Kalinga kingdom . And this district in present Odisha was then ruled by the King Jajati . This place was named Jajatipur after him. Gradualiy this was known as Jajpur . The other name for this place...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Jajpur is a historic place of pilgrimage is located at a distance of 92Kms from Cuttack. Once upon a time Jajpur was the capital of Kalinga kingdom and had achieved the pinnacle of glory in archeological excellence. Jajpur is honoured for its natural resources, mines...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Maa Biraja Temple also known as Girija Kshetra is a Historic Hindu temple located in Jajpur, about 125 kilometres from Bhubaneswar, the capital of Odisha State. The principal idol is Devi Durga, who is worshiped as Viraja and the temple gave Jajpur the nicknames "Viraja...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Visisted this temple on 25.12.2017 we stayed at Hotel le Royal just 200mts from right side of jajpur raod rly station. Hotel is very good for families. Near the Circle one petrol bunk is there from there u will get lot of TATA Magic vehicles...More

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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

One of the Eighteen Shakti Peethams , Maa Baraja temple is at times confused ,as a different location ,as the Sanskrit shloka describes it as “Udyane Girija Devi”( Girija Devi in Odisha). However, it is the Odia version of the name and needs to be...More

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visalirao
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Will the Taxis go upto the Temple (we are aged persons ,hence we are questions)
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Biraja temple is at Jajpur town , which is 31 kilometers away from Jajpur Keonjhar road railway station . There is regular share trekker service to Gariapur Bus stand at Jajpur town . Fare is Rs. 30 per person . From that... More
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