The temple is situated in Imphal town at the compound of Manipur State Road Transport Corporation. The whole structure of the temple is made in bricks. It is a rectangle cube and appears just rising from the ground level.
Its pedestal is not raised above the ground. It is facing south. The facade wall is decorated and in front there is a semi-circular arch supported by three pillars on each side. Above the cornice is the railing. The outer jacket cube has got a row of arcades in its eastern and southern walls. There are no arcades in the western walls.
The inner sanctum is square and the sanctum wall is provided with three doors. The circumambulatory path is approachable through arcades on east and north sides and through the arch gate from the front side.
The floral motifs on the facade wall below the cornice and in the railing show advancement in art expression. The arrangement of pillars, the archivolt with multi-fold curves, the geometric modulation of arch holes, the foil arrangement inside arcades, etc show an architectural improvement as compared to that of the 18th century and the first half of the 19th century temple construction.
Legend / Local stories
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Sangjamei, Imphal, Manipur 795001