Bhubaneshwar, Orissa, India
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Yameshwar or Jameshwar Temple is a very old temple dedicated to Shiva being worshiped by Yama.It is situated in Bhubaneswar near Bharati Math,in Jameshwar Patna.
The main Vimana is of Rekha Deula,Jagamohana is of Pidha Deula.Many portions of the temple are destroyed by natural calamities as the temple is built by sandstone.The outer Prakara is built by Laterite.The icons around the temple include many motifs like serpents,amorus images,animals,Dikpalas etc.The inner Garbhagriha houses Shivalinga.The building time of the temple is late 12th century during the Eastern Ganga dynasty.
The Jiuntia or Puajiutia festival which is also called Dwitvahana osha falling in Ashwin is very popular with this temple.Others being Shivaratri and Kartik Purnima.All Mondays and Sankramana days are important in this temple.People who visit this temple during Bharani nakshatra are said to be free from all miseries.
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