Mahasamundra, once under the rule of Somavansiya Samrato, is a center of traditional art and culture. Mahasamundra is in the middle eastern part of Chhattisgarh. This area is full of rocks and granite rocks. The districts of Chhattisgarh are named Raigad and Raipur and the districts of Orissa are named Nawapara and Bargah border Mahasamundra. Its major attractions are the magnificent dense forests, the diversewildlifeliving in these forests and the famous archaic place of significant historical importance. This district is famous for its historical culture and tradition. There are manytempleshere. And their natural beauty mesmerises visitors. Beautiful carvings design the temples here. This place is worth visiting for spiritual, historical and artistic purposes.
Culture of mhasamundra
Many tribes like Bahliyan, Halba, Munda, Sonar, Samvara, Pardhi etc. live in this area. Tribal culture, tribal fairs and festivals are an integral part of everyday life from here. The dress of the people here is quite traditional. Men wear dhoti, kurta, turban and leather shoe hence the bandandi and women wear sari. Atkaria is the traditional shoes. The jewelry is worn by women here. Celebrating festivals with grandeur is an important part of their lives.
This beautifully decorated Mahasamundra attracts you at first sight whether it is a resplendent forest or a centuries old heritage, Mahasamund takes you to a completely different world. Laxman Temple, Bhamini s Swet Ganga, attracts tourists in and around Mahasamund., Anand Prabhu Kudi Vihar, Khallarimatha Temple, Ghudhara (Swamp), ChandiTemple(Guchapali), Chandi Temple (Birkoni) Swastik Vihar, Gandheswar Temple, Khallari Mata Temple etc.