Purunakatak, situated at a distance of 30 km. from Boudh on Boudh-Daspalla road, is a trading center of some importance. Goddess Bhairabi is the presiding deity of the place. Previously the deity was being worshipped in a thatched hut, but recently a local businessman has constructed a temple. Goddess Bhairabi was the presiding deity of the then Samanta Raja Sarangadhara Mahapatra, who was the Samanta Raja of the last King of Brahmin dynasty of the 10th century AD, late Raja GandhamardanaDev of Dhrutipura of Gandharadi.Durga Puja festival is observed here for 16 days. Just opposite to the Bhairabi temple is the newly constructed temple of Maheswar Mahadev. A large number of people from the locality congregate here during the Shivaratri festival. The Sevayats manage the affairs of both the temples and enjoy lands for their services.
How to Reach:
Nearest Airport is Bhubaneswar - 169 km.
Nearest Railway station is Rairakhol - 30km. From Rairakhol to Boudh By Bus or Taxi - 30km
Bhubaneswar To Boudh Via Nayagada - 230km . Bhubaneswar to Boudh Via Angul - 240km