Ranipur

Ranipur Jharial is known as “Soma Tirtha” in scriptures. It combines a section of religious faiths like Saivism, Buddhism, Vaisnavism and Tantrism. The circular open vault enclosure of sixty-four yoginis, the major attraction of the place, is one of the four such shrines in India.

Ranipur Jharial popularly known as “Soma Tirtha” in scriptures is 100 km from the district headquarter town of Balangir. It has clustered in itself many religious faiths like Saivism, Buddhism, Vaisnavism and Tantrism. The major attraction of this place is the circular open vault enclosure of sixty-four yoginis, which is one of the four shrines in India.

The temple of Someswar Siva is the distinguished temple among the cluster of 50 temples here. The majestic brick temple of Indralath is said to be the highest brick temple of Odisha.