Odagaon is known for the Temple of Lord Raghunath jeu. It is one of the famous temples in Odisha dedicated to Lord Ramachandra. This temple has beautiful wooden idols of Sri Raghunath, Sita and laxman enshrined in it. The Kalash of the temple is made of pure gold. A popular legend associated with temple states that famed poet 17th century, Kavisamrat Upendra Bhanja, had composed his magnum opus- Baidehisha Vilas, here at the feet of Sri Raghunath. Ramanavami is the most important festival celebrated here.
Odagaon is 26 kms away from Nayagrah (town). It is said that the renowned poet of Odisha, Upendra Bhanja mediated here and attained perfection in the Rama Taraka Mantra. This temple was built around 1903.Tourists can avail medical facility at CHC, Odagaon which is nearest to the place. SBI Odagaon is the nearest Bank to the spot.
Raghunath temple, Odgaon (ancient Udragrama)-dwitiya shreekhetra. That place was jagnya kunda of Maharshi Atri -Sati Anusaya)
At that time king of Nayagarh get order through dream by lord Shreeram to build temple at the pure land of Maharshi Atri situated in south direction from Nayagarh in the vast jungle. King sent sainiks and search that jaghya kund of Maharshi Atri after removal of a large stone where lots of ants carried rice ‘tandula’ in the forest faraway from human residence. So that place was marked as jaghya kund of Rishi. Then he build temple there near Udragrama. This place is so so pure place where Sati Anusuya pray to lord after heavy draught and rice grain showered from sky which saved life of peoples.
How To Reach :
Tourists can reach Odagaon by choosing the state highway that is connected throurh Bhubaneswar,Nayagarh and Odagaon. It is located approximately 100 kms away from state capital Bhubaneswar and 30 kms from district head quarter Nayagarh.
- By Airport: 115 km far from Airport , Bhubaneswar
- Railway station: Khurada Raod Railway Station , 75 km far from Temple .