Lakshmana Temple


The nearest railway station is 2 kms from Sirpur. The coordinates are 21°21’11″N 82°11’12″E. It is one of the most attractive bricks – made temples in the country. This sacred temple is considered as the distinguished brick-built temple. Among them, the most well preserved magnificent temple is the east facing Lakshmana temple built by Vasata, the mother of Mahasivagupta Balarjuna in 7th century AD.

The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It stands on a high massive platform which can be easily reached by steps in the north and the south.When the mandapa was originally upheld by stone pillars in rows,but now it is ruined condition. The exquisitely carved doorframe depicts figures of Seshasayi Vishnu along with his other incarnations. It is one of the best examples of brick temples of ancient India.

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