Bhattarika Temple, located in the Sasanga village in Badamba of Cuttack district, is a famous destination for Hindu pilgrimage in Cuttack. The temple is dedicated to the Hindu goddess, Maa Bhattarika. She is worshipped as an incarnation of Shakti, the Goddess of Power by the people of Odisha.
The temple is located on the banks of river Mahanadi, at the foothills of Ratnagiri. The scenic beauty of the place apart, the temple itself is a majestic sight to behold.
The Shakti Pitha Bhattarika of Badamba holds significance for the Hindus as legend has it that Goddess Durga had appeared and blessed Parasuram at the very spot where the temple stands today. The temple witnesses a rush of visitors and devotees throughout the year. Being a pilgrimage site, there are various modes of communication to travel to and from the Bhattarika temple.