Devkund means the bathtub of gods and goddesses, it is situated at a distance of 60 km from baripada. There is a beautiful temple located near to the devkund waterfalls called Ambika Temple. Devi Ambika(part of goddess durga) temple is such a temple which can attracts every visitors. It is surrounded by a great waterfalls and thick forests.
The Ambika temple was built by royal dynasty of mayurbhanj in 1940. On Durga pujo festivals Maa Ambika celebrate for nine days with a great pomp, specially women’s offers the puja for nine days called Navaratri. On Navaratri festivals women’s wear the new traditional silk saree and offers the puja to maa with a great devotee. Peoples give the new saree to Ambika Maa at the time of dusshera festivals for the well wishes of their home. For dusshera festivals people buy various design’s of silk saree from several online shopping stores.
The most interesting scene is that in devkund waterfalls large fish was there and they come closer to eat the prasad from your hand. Visit to odisha at the time of dusshera festivals. One more interesting is that there are colorful butterflies and bird’s are moving all around.
To visit this temple you can go through by bus or train. This place is perfect for picnic spot, sight seeing etc.