Kedar gouri Temple

At an approximate distance of 4.5 kilometers to Bhubaneswar railway station, the Kedar Gauri Temple complex can be described as a famous religious place situated in Bhubaneswar. It is located in the shadow of Mukteswara Temple and is of eight Astasambhu temples located in Bhubaneswar.
Kedar Gauri Temple is actually an entire complex that consists of two temples that are separate, one in honor of Lord Shiva and the other one is dedicated to Goddess Parvati. Legend has it that King Lalatendu Kesari built these temples to honor two lovers known as Kedar as well as Gauri. Even now, couples who wish to tie the knot go to the temple to seek blessings from the gods. Another myth states that Lord Shiva together with Goddess Parvati arrived at this location from Varanasi since he was looking for an area that was quieter.It is the best temple located in Bhubaneswar to fulfill your love wish as well as every wish.
Kedar Temple is one of two temples that are part of the Kedar Gauri Temple complex. The architectural design of the temple is similar to Siddhesvara Temple located in Mukteswara Temple complex. The south-facing temple is home to Shivalinga who is known as Kedareshwar.This temple has pancha Ratha on the plan and panchanga bada on the elevation. The temple is surrounded by Parsvadevta idols that are located around the outside wall, including Ganesha, Kartikeya and Parvati.
Gauri Temple, which is the 2nd temple of the complex. It dedicates itself to Gauri who is the wife of Lord Shiva. The legends attempt to link both temples, both were constructed in different times by various King's.The walls on the exterior of this temple are intricately decorated with the sculptures. The temple facing east is home to Khakhra vimana deula type and the pidha-type Jagamohana.
The complex also has three shrines that are small for Shiva, Hanuman, Durga and Ganesha. The temple grounds also house two ponds, namely Khira Kund and Marichi Kund that are believed to have holy power. The water of Khira Kund is believed to help man escape the cycle of death and birth while the water from Marichi Kund cures woman's infertility.
Each year, during the Shital Sasthi festival the God Lingaraj (Shiva). He is removed from Lingaraj Temple in a grand procession to Kedar Gauri Temple, where the couple weds Devi Parvati.