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.

30 kms from Surajpur 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.

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