Bhimeshwari, the wreckage of the Bhujang king

By | December 26, 2021

The Mayurbhanj district’s Kaprapida block is a land of history and heritage, but no research has been done. Similarly, whatever monuments or past monuments there are, there are no steps to protect them. Bhimeshwari, the ruined stupa of the Bhujang king, is an example of this.


The Bhimeshwari Tantra Peetha, located in the village of Pedagadi in the Kaptipada block, near the river Kala, was once the center of major Tantric instruments in Odisha. At that time, due to the extreme poverty and various diseases, man became a slave to the superstitious faith, and his belief that healing and healing would be improved by the Tantric mantra, and his belief in the development of the Tantric way, by the seventh century AD, had developed considerably. Later it developed into an easy route in Sonepur. The monks of the monastery traveled to different parts of the world to spread their ideas. As a result, with the development of Tantrayan, Tantra peethas were formed.


“She is OK. As a result, a large shrine was built on the banks of the Kala River. Later, it was rumored that the cave where he lived was named Siddha Cave, as it was completed during his stay in the Sindurmundi hills near the village of Luipa Raje. After completing his mission, he traveled with his followers through Ayodhya, near the Nilgiris, to West Bengal, Assam, etc., and traveled to Nepal and Tibet.


From the library of the Nepalese royal court, a palm-leaf book titled “Buddhist Doha”, composed of 50 songs by Luipa and his contemporaries, was received by the historic Mahamopadhyaya Harprasad Shastri. Bhimeshwari Tantra Peetha, built in touch


There has been no research into the relationship. The Bhimeshwari Peetha, like other Buddhist temples, fell into disrepair, as did the Brahminical idol worshipers and the Mughal and Muslim invasions. It is believed that when the Bhimeshwari Peetha collapsed, the Jhinkeshwar Shiva temple was built on the other side of the river. Even after the death of the king of the Kaptipada dynasty, the next king, Bhimeshwari Peetha, goes to worship and there, after receiving the mother’s orders, the body of the late king is buried. This is followed by the coronation of a new king in the palace.


It is true that the Bhimeshwari Peetha has become a ruin today, but it was once a major center of Tantra. There was a huge temple made of monkey stone. The temple was built of iron and bronze, with each piece of stone. There are still pieces of iron on the scattered stone bodies


Can be seen Evidence suggests that it was built in the thirteenth century. Elderly villagers in the area who have demolished the pedestrian black-and-white castle have revealed that the statue, which has been temporarily and sparsely excavated, is a sign of a lost chapter in history.


Some of the temples have been excavated by villagers and worshiped under the Muktakash after many idols, including Chamunda, Barahi, Maheshwari, and Yam Devta, have been recovered. Many valuable idols, including Chandi and Ganesha, have been removed from the shrine. The other statues are in a state of disrepair. Archaeologists and officials from the Archaeological Survey have promised to protect the site’s history. But no action. So if historians and researchers had researched the site, a lot of hidden information would have come to the fore. Similarly, the Department of Administration and Culture needs to take steps for development with the protection of the bench

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