Satmahala Shiv Mandir Surguja or Satmahala is a historical place in the state of Chhattisgarh.


It is in the Surguja district.

However, about ten km from Lakhanpur in the south of Ambikapur.

It is in Kalcha village.

Satmahala Shiv Mandir

There are seven ruins in this historical place of Chhattisgarh.

According to local beliefs, there were seven huge Shiva temples here in ancient times, while according to the tribes, there was a ‘Sapta Prangan Mahal’ of a king at this place in ancient times.

There are many places of interest here, in which ‘Shiva Temple‘, ‘Shatabhujakar Kuan’, and ‘Surya Pratima’ are prominent.

Things of archaeological importance are scattered at various places in Satmahla, for whose maintenance no initiative has been taken by the administration, due to which there is a possibility of destruction and theft of this heritage of historical importance.

The Archaeological Department has declared the Satmahala area protected, but what has been done toward its conservation is not visible.

While on the way ponds you can see.

The remains of ancient palaces and temples are scattered in ‘Devgarh’ and ‘Kalcha’, which need maintenance.

Where there are remains of seven palaces in Satmahala, there are also 10 ponds in one place, which indicates the concern towards the conservation of water at that time.

Although the temple is ruined.

One surprising thing you can see is that everywhere or on every pillar number is written.

According to Priest, a number is written to preserve the place from theft.

There is also an old well also in the temple premises.

It is not in a round shape.

A flag is also hoisted there. 



Distance of Satmahala Shiv Mandir from Lakhanpur

10 km

Distance of Satmahala  Mandir from Udaipur


Distance of Satmahala Mandir from Surajpur

30 km

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