Huma temple is an important Shaivite shrine in Sambalpur, Western Odisha. A Shiv Linga named Bimaleshwar has been installed in this Shivasthan since ancient times. Shiva Linga is installed in many Shaiva Tirtha temples in India. But this temple has certain features that give it a special dimension.
To know that, you have to go back a thousand years ago. The history of Sambalpur dates back to 3000 BC. Jesus Christ even before Buddha was born. As earlier written history is not found anywhere in India, Sambalpur is no exception. All the stories, stories, and anecdotes that have been passed down from generation to generation of the residents are known from various folk tales, and fables.