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Address: Ambikapur 497001, India
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Mahamaya Temple is situated in the east of Ambikapur town. It is an...

Mahamaya Temple is situated in the east of Ambikapur town. It is an extremely revered, ancient shrine belonging to the Kalchuri era. The presiding deity is Goddess Mahamaya, an incarnation of Goddess Durga. According to historical records, the idols of Mahamaya belong to the 2nd or 3rd century. The Samleswari Temple, dedicated to Goddess Samlai, is situated exactly in front of the Mahamaya Temple. Anuppur Junction Railway Station is the nearest major railhead. The temple is quite simplistic in construction, but the effect of worship is praised by every follower who visit the temple to worship the Almighty Goddess.

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calm and serene atmosphere

Very old temple of Godess Mahamaya. Situated at the outskirt of the town. Dontt miss the evening aarati.

Reviewed 5 July 2016
Asansol, India
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Bhilai, India
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

This is a small temple which is famous among locals. Please visit to make it popular and take blessings ogf Mata Rani.

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Asansol, India
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

Very old temple of Godess Mahamaya. Situated at the outskirt of the town. Dontt miss the evening aarati.

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Cuttack, India
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

This temple abounds with glory of past that is a living legend to this day.It. is nestled on a hillock , once a deep forest. Anyone who either enters the city or leaves it makes it point to pay homage to Mahamaya, one of the many forms of Maa Durgaa. The whole thing is so spiritual that can not be... More 

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Mysuru (Mysore), India
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Reviewed 6 June 2016

It is one of the most sacred and visited places in small town of Ambikapur. It is located just on outskirts of the town beneath a hill. People from all parts of the state visit the place. Save for religious occasions this place is not generally crowded. The place is calm and offers peace.

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Raipur, India
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

MAHAMAYA TEMPLE IS A FAMOUS TEMPLEM OF AMBIKAPUR ANAD ITS VERY FAMOUS AMONG LOCAL RESIDENTS , its situated slight away from \the ncity but very famous and many shops factyories travel agenct bwere named after it,

Kanker, India
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Reviewed 30 July 2013

The temple is on a small hill near city and amidst serene surroundings. A visit is must for blessings.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 28 September 2012

quite place. with the idle of mahamaya being worshipped.at the time of navratras there are special puja being performed. People pledge to light diyas throuughout the nine days.

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