Papanasini Siva Temple, Bhubaneswar

Papanasini Siva Temple is an abandoned Hindu temple located in Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India.LocationThe Papanasini Siva temple is located in the Papanasini precinct, Badheibanka Chowk, Old Town, Bhubaneswar, at an elevation of 45ft. The temple faces towards the south. It is an abandoned temple and the sactum is empty. The temple is made of laterite.HistoryIt is a public property. Nobody is concerned about the monument. The monument is surviving on its own.According to architectural features, this temple was built around the 14th-15th centuriesArchitectureThis is a precinct and typology is Pidha deul.Surrounding : The temple is surrounded by Banesvara Siva temple in east, Maitresvara temple in south and the Papanasini compound wall in north and west.Orientation: The temple is facing towards south.Architectural features (Plan and Elevation): On plan, the temple has a square vimana that measures 2.50 square metres. On elevation, the vimana is of pidha order measuring 4.16 metres in height. With fivefold divisions of the bada the temple has a panchanga bada that measures 2.06 metres in height (pabhaga 0.55 metres, talajangha 0.40 metres, bandhana 0.23 metres, upara jangha 0.42 metres and baranda 0.46 metres). Gandi 1.15 metres and mastaka measures 0.95 metres.Raha niche & parsva devatas: The parsvadevata niches in north, west and eastern walls measure 0.40 metres in height x 0.28 metres in width x 0.10 metres depth. All the niches are empty.Decorative features: — Door Jambs: The doorjambs measuring 1.58 metres x 0.73 metres are plain. Building material: Laterite. Construction techniques: Dry masonry Style: Kalingan Special features: No porch only the vimana.
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  • This is near to the bindu sagar pond, old and unique in its own way. nearby you will find many other temples too.  more »
  • Papnasini Siva Temple is an ancient temple in Bhubaneswar & has a small pond inside the same. However, the place needs maintenance.  more »
  • This is a 14 th century temple which was constructed with the great architectural talent at that time. The temple need to be maintained well to protect the historical monuments like this. The place is...  more »
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  • Peaceful temple and a beautiful place for tourists
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  • Nice temple
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