Throughout the Year Maa Samalei gives darshan to her devotees in blood-red Sindur Avatar but on the special auspicious occasion of Sradha Mahalaya & Nuakhai, Goddess Samaleswari gives darshan in this white-faced calm avatar i.e popularly known as “Dhabalamukhi Besa” or “Whitefaced avatar” or “Ganga Darshan”.
Maa Samaleswari’s Dhabalamukhi Besa is the creation of the combined shakti of Goddess Saraswati, Goddess Mahakali, and Goddess Maha Laxmi. One day before Sradha Mahalaya Maa gives darshan in Sati Besa to her devotees. Maa lives in this avatar for two days.
About Samaleswari Temple:
Samaleswari Temple located in the Sambalpur district of Odisha.Goddess Samaleswari the presiding deity in the temple. The temple is the most famous temple in the western part of Odisha and Chhattisgarh state of India. The temple is situated On the bank of the river Mahanadi. Maa Salameswari is worshipped from ancient times as Jagatjanani, Adishakti, Mahalaxmi, and Mahasaraswati.
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