Shiva Temple,Baloda Bazar

Shiva Temple, Baloda Bazar

The memorial is village. Northeast direction of Baloda-Bazar town. On the outskirts of the village, a ruined Shiva temple is situated on a ruined platform. It faces east and is in a dilapidated state. It is devoid of amalak and currently, its sanctum sanctorum is empty. A headless Nandi is seated behind the temple and Yonipith is lying in front of the temple.

Apart from this temple, two small mounds of ruins temples are seen here. The newly built Maha Maya temple in the Shiva-temple complex has absent statues Trivikram, Vishnu, Surya, Shiva, Brahma, Yama, Chamunda, Parvati, Ambika, Ch audharini and some erotic idols. This temple is of Kalchuri period, which is about 12 percent. A. D., and is a fine specimen of contemporary temple architecture and iconography. The ancient sculptures found here are also important from an archaeological point of view.

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