Manibhadresvara Temple – II, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
|Date built:||12-13th century A.D.|
|Architectural style:||Kalingan Style|
Manibhadresvara Temple – II is an abandoned Hindu temple located in Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India. Its elevation is 74 feet (23 m).
Its typology is Rekha deul in the Kalingan style. The temple is surrounded by Paramaguru temple, shops, a well and residential buildings. The temple faces east. On plan, the temple has a square vimana that measures 2.20 square meters. On elevation, the temple is a triratha that measures 4.20 m in height. Pabhaga is buried, jangha 1.00 m, gandi 3.00 m, mastaka 0.20 m. The amalaka stone is broken.
Decorative features include door jams that measure 1.20 m in height x 0.90 m in width, a plain lintel. It is built with grey sandstoneusing dry masonry.
Legend / Local stories
It is privately owned by Rabindra Kumar Paramaguru. Its architectural features indicate that it was formed in the 8th century.
How to Reach:
It is situated on the left side of the Rath Road branching from Mausima (Ramesvara) temple to Badheibanka Chowk. The temple now stands on private land.