Recently, the Srimukhalingam temple chief priest urged the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to get the historic Siva temple included in UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites.
About the ‘Srimukhalingam Temple’ –
- Some architectural masterpieces were created by the rulers of the Eastern Ganga dynasty in the then-capital of the Kalinga kingdom.
- Srimukhalingam temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, known as Sri Mukha Lingeswara Swamy, housing three Ancient Temples at one Location.
- The Trinity of Madhukeswara, Someswara and Bheemeswara Temples are a testimony to the magnificent architectural skills of Kalinga Kings.
- This temple is built in Kalinga architectural style on the banks of the Vamsadhara river.