Saturday Jun 22, 2024

Bhadwahi Satmahla Group of Temples, Chhattisgarh

Address

Bhadwahi Satmahla Group of Temples, Bhadwahi, Chhattisgarh 497333

Diety

Shiva

Introduction

Satmahla Group of Temples is group of Shiva Temples dedicated to the Lord Shiva located in Bhadwahi Village in Udaipur Tehsil in Surguja District in the Indian state of Chattisgarh.

Puranic Significance

This temple was built during the 8th – 9th century CE.

According to legend, the Group of Temples in Devgarh Village was constructed by Haihaya King Kartavirya Arjuna during one of his hunting expeditions. This collection of temples includes seven structures made of bricks, with the primary temple being a Panchayatana Shiva Temple. Within this group of temples, you can find sculptures representing Ganga, Yamuna, and various Shiva Lingas. Additionally, there is a small brick-built step well located in close proximity to the group of temples, adding to the historical and architectural significance of the site.

Century/Period/Age

8th – 9th century CE

Managed By

Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)

Nearest Bus Station

Lakhanpur

Nearest Railway Station

Ambikapur Station

Nearest Airport

Bilaspur

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