Baba Bhusandeswar Temple, is one of the largest Shiva Lingams in the World is in Bhogarai village of Balasore district, Odisha. The 12 feet long and 14 feet width lingam is carved out on a black granite and only half of the lingam is visible. The other half has remained buried for years. The diameter of the lingam is 12 feet and has three parts. The middle portion of the lingam is octagonal in shape, about 12 feet in diameter and nearly four feet in height. The Lingam slightly leans right
A new temple is in the offing for Lord Bhusandeswar at Kumbhiragadi village under Bhograi block in the district of Balasore in Orissa. The old temple, which houses the largest Shiva ‘linga’ in Asia, was damaged in the tidal surge a few years back.