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Bade Dongar – Maa Danteshwari

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Surrounded by hills, Bade Dongar is just 16 km away from Pharasgaon. In the ancient capital city of Bastar, Bade Dongar, the main festival of Goddess Danteshwari – Bastar Dussehra used to commence from this temple. According to the folklore prevailing in the region, the battle between the monster Mahishasur and the goddess Danteshwari happened at this place. In primitive times, Bade Dongar housed almost 147 lakes and ponds.