Famous as the religious headquarters of 'Mahima Dharma',
Joranda houses the samadhi of Mahima Gosain, the preacher-propounder of
the Mahima Cult.
The other sacred temples are the 'Sunya Mandira', 'Dhuni Mandira' and 'Gadi Mandira'. Pilgrims in large numbers pourforth to Joranda fair held on full-moon day of Magha, which falls in January-February every year.
HOW TO GET THERE
The nearest airport for approaching the places of interest in the district of Dhenkanal is at Bhubaneswar (99-km), which is connected with New Delhi , Calcutta , Chennai, Mumbai , Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad and Nagpur by boeing flights.
Dhenkanal Railway Station
24-km from Dhenkanal, regular bus services operate between Dhenkanal and Joranda.
WHERE TO STAY
Revenue Rest Shed, Natima.
Bhubaneswar : 123-km