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The beautiful place in the lap of nature is famous for the Goddess BARALA DEVI who is believed to be the saviour of the world.The temple of Barala Devi is located in Balaskumpa village at a distance of 18 km away from Phulbani. The village is also popular for its tribes, who are the natives of the place. According to them, Barala Devi is the creator of the world.
The people of this area visit the Goddess frequently on many occasions particularly on Dashahara. Dashahara Puja is celebrated with great pomp and show.. Pillasalunki Dam site which is an ideal and charming place for picnic and sight seing is only 3 kms from this spot. This spot is a good place to relax and unwind.
As Per Wiki:
Balaskumpa is a village in this south-east of Kandhmal (Phulbani) Sub-Division situated 20-25’N and 84-21’ at the confluence of two hill streams which combine to form Pilla Salki river. The village contains a shrine, Baraladevi, the presiding deity of Kandhamal. The goddess is worshipped every year in the bright fortnight of Aswin (Sept-October). It is 15 km (9.3 mi) from Phulbani district headquarters, connected by a good road.
Nearest Railway Station : Berhampur
Nearest Airport : Bhubaneswar
Coordinates: 20°25’50″N 84°18’54″E
How to Reach :
- Phulbani is connected with Bhubaneswar, Berhampur, and other important places of the state by regular public bus service. Cycle-Rickshaw, Auto Rickshaw, Taxis and Jeeps are available on hire basis.