The Ambika temple, Baripada is an ancient temple and the Bijesthali of the presiding deity. People of Baripada strongly believe her as ‘The Living Goddess’, who as a mother showers her blessings to all the mankind. Peoples come to worship here from different states like Jharkhand and West Bengal. Many festivals namely Durga puja, Basanti Puja, Pna Sankranti, Makar Sankranti etc. are observed here.
Legend / Local stories
How to Reach:
Baripada, the district headquaters of Mayurbhanj, on the junction of NH 5 and 6, is 170 km from Bhubaneswar, 240 from Kolkata and 60 km from Balasore