Brahmani Mata Mandir-Avana


Avana is a Village in Bahanaga Tehsil in Baleshwar District and  located 31 KM  from Balasore,  8 KM from Bahanaga and 175 KM from Bhubaneswar. Kharasahapur, Aruhabad, Sahaspur, Talakurunia, Kalyani are the nearby Villages and Soro, Basudebpur , Baleshwar or  Balasore are the near by Cities to Avana. It is near to Bay of Bengal.  Postal head office is Avana and Pin code is 756051.

Parvati did penance to merry Shiva:

Brahmani Temple, Avana is 25 km from Balasore. It was built in the 10th-11th century and is a protected monument of Odisha State Archeology. The Brahmini mata has three faces and eight armed hands. It is also known as Bharamani and Bharmour. There are statues of Sapta Rishis in the primese of temple. It is believed that Parvati did penance here to marry Shiva. The Sapt Rishis took a small test to know her commitment and advised Parvati not to marry Shiva. But Parvati refused, on this the Sapta Rishis pleased and paid their respects to Parvati.


Brahmani Mata Mandir,
Avana, Dist: Balasore,

  • How to reach Avana:
  • By Air:
      • Bhubaneswar Airport (BBI)
  • By Rail:
        • There is no railway station near to Avana in less than 10 km
        • Nearest  Balasore is the railway station (BLS)                                                                                    
  • By Road :
  • Bhubaneswar to Maa Brahmani Temple, Avana,: via NH 16 : 4 h 13 min (182.7 K.M.)

  • Bhubaneswar Airport- Balasore: NH 16 : 5 h 13 m  (196  k.m.)
  • This route has tolls.
  • Bus Stops in Avana, Bahanga
      • Barajadeuli  Bus Stop
        Avana to Barajadeuli Road; Kharasahapur- 756051:3.6 KM
      • Bhandaria  Bus Stop
        Bhandaria; Padhuan:- 756162: 7.7 KM
      • Jhadata Chakka  Bus Stop
        Rahaniaganja- 756044: 4.1 KM
      • Junia Bazar Bus Stop
        Rahapada-Simulia Rd; Apitira- 756044: 7.1 KM


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