Balunkeswar Temple is located at Gaisama, a village 13 km south-east of Baragarh district of Orissa, on the bank of Jira River (a tributary of river Godavari). This temple was built during the chauhan period in Orissa. It is an ancient shrine, and one of the Astha Sambhu (eight Shiva temples) in Baragarh and Sambalpur district. balunkeswar Siva is worshiped in this temple.
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