Papanasini_Siva_Temple., Papanasini Siva Temple, Bhubaneswar, Odissa
Papanasini_Siva_Temple., Papanasini Siva Temple, Bhubaneswar, Odissa

Papanasini Siva Temple, Bhubaneswar, Odissa

Date built: 14th-15th centuries
Architectural style: Kalinga architecture
Major festivals
District:: Bhubaneswar
Papanasini Siva Temple is an abandoned Hindu temple located in Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India.


The temple is surrounded by Banesvara Siva temple in east, Maitresvara temple in south and the Papanasini compound wall in north and west.

Architectural features (Plan and Elevation): On plan, the temple has a square vimana that measures 2.50 square metres. On elevation, the vimana is of pidha order measuring 4.16 metres in height. With fivefold divisions of the bada the temple has a panchanga bada that measures 2.06 metres in height (pabhaga 0.55 metres, talajangha 0.40 metres, bandhana 0.23 metres, upara jangha 0.42 metres and baranda 0.46 metres). Gandi 1.15 metres and mastaka measures 0.95 metres.

Raha niche & parsva devatas: The parsvadevata niches in north, west and eastern walls measure 0.40 metres in height x 0.28 metres in width x 0.10 metres depth. All the niches are empty.

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The Papanasini Siva temple is located in the Papanasini precinct, Badheibanka Chowk, Old Town, Bhubaneswar, at an elevation of 45 feet (14 m). The temple faces towards the south. It is an abandoned temple and the sactum is empty. The temple is made of laterite.

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