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“a Historic Temple.... Must Visit During Navratri (April and October)”
Review of Ganga Maiya Temple

Ganga Maiya Temple
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Ganga maiya Temple is situated in Jhalmala, Durg-Dalli Rajhara Road, at around 58KMs from durg. This temple is very peaceful and has a historic background and one can visit it at any time of the day, a lot of activity takes place during navratri season.
Tadula Dam is also a nearby attraction.

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Reviewed 17 October 2015

The temple is close to tandula dam so one can plan a half day picnic and visit both of these places. It is around 60 kms from Bhilai. However, food options are limited so it is advisable to carry eatables.

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Reviewed 2 September 2015

if your making trip towards dalli-rajrah and siydevi side so you can watch the temple,it is famous temple and heavy rush occured during navratri time.over as a tourist point of view you can stay here and take some break in your journey.

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Reviewed 19 August 2015

Ganga Maiya Temple is located in Jhalmala panchayat just 4 km east of Balod of Balod Tehsil, on Durg-Balod main road. It is 58 km from Durg and well connected by road and is a premium place of religious importance in Chhattisgarh.

The history behind the construction of the temple is also curious. Once a fisherman catching fish in the pond near the village encountered an idol that got caught in the net, along with the fish. However hard he tried to immerse the idol in water sifting it from his net, it just remained stuck inside. Frustrated, he went home. That very same night, a tribal villager, Gond had a dream about "I am being ignored by fishermen and take me out and get installed". Taking this as a sermon from the goddess, Gond, the tribal went to the pond the next morning and retrieving the idol, installed it in a 'kuccha' hut, near the village. As it was brought from water, hence the idol was named Ganga Maiya.

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