Srimukhalingeshwara Swamy Temple Chakratheertha Snanam – 27 February 2017

Srimukhalingam Srimukhalingeshwara Swamy Chakratheertha Snanam is observed on Phalguna Shukla Pratipada (27 February 2017). Chakratheertha Snanam is the concluding event of Maha Shivaratri Brahmotsavams in the temple.

Srimukhalingam temple in Srikakulam which is believed to have been built in the 9th Century. This holy place resides on the left bank of Vamsadhara.

This is a group of 3 temples built by the Eastern Ganga Kings in the 10th century AD. The deities are Mukhalingeswara, Bhimeswara and Someswara.

All these temples show evidence of the Orissa style of architecture (Indo – Aryan style). The Mukhalinga temple is a veritable art gallery. The temple entrances are marvels in themselves.There is a plethora of sculptural work and perforated windows.

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