Tentulikhunti

Tentulikhunti42 km from Balangir and 7 km from Tusura, a village revived its old celebrity status that it was a seat of religious activities during Savapuriya dynasty before the advent of the Somavamsi Kesharies in the 8th century. An open space surrounded by paddy fields, presently houses three monolithic deities of Jagannath temple. However, the stone images of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra, unique of its kind were known to humankind after an excavation made in accordance with an afflatus received by a villager. Respective colours of the deities were applied to these idols ranging not more than 1.5 feet in height. The age and time of execution can only by revealed after Carbon testing.