Yameshwar Temple Bhubaneshwar


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May 3rd,2021

Yameshwar or Jameshwar Temple is a very old temple dedicated to Shiva being worshiped by Yama. It is situated in Bhubaneswar near Bharati Matha, in Jameshwar Patna.The main Vimana is in Rekha Deula style, Jaga mohan is in Pidha Deula style and there is a detached mandapa.Many portions of the temple have been damaged by natural calamities as the temple is built by sandstone.

The outer Prakara is built by laterite.The icons around the temple include many motifs like Dikpalas, Amarous couple, Nayikas, Vidalas, Erotics, elephant procession.The inner Garbhagriha houses Shivalinga within a circular yonipitha. The temple was built in the 13th-14th century during the Eastern Ganga dynasty.


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