Ranipur Jharial

104kms. away from Balangir town to the south west, stands on a rocky hill, the shrine of presiding deity of 64 Yoginis. Ranipur Jarial is known as “Soma Tirth” in scriptures. It is a combination of religious faiths of Saivism, Budhism, Vaisnavism and Tantrism. Sixtyfour Yoginis are worshiped on a close circular openvault. The major attaraction of the place is one of the four such shrines in India. The temple dedicated to Lord Someswar Siva is the noted one among a plethora of about 50 temples here.

Indralath, the majestic brick temple is said to be the highest brick temple of Odisha. Mundpadar at a distance of 4kms is the nearest bus stop to reach Ranipur Jharial.

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  • Ranipur Jharial 64 Yoginis

How to Reach:

By Air

The Nearest airports are Swami Vivekananda International Airport, Raipur (201 K.M) and Biju Pattnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar (248 K.M). A new airport is being constructed at the industrial township of Jharsuguda (179 K.M) & Nearest Air strip is at Jamadarpali (135 K.M)

By Train

One can reach kantabanji by bus or train.

By Road

One can reach Balangir by bus or train. From Balangir one can visit Ranipur-Jharial by bus or taxi.