The Mahamaya temple is situated around 25km from district Bilaspur of Chhattisgarh. The location is 22°17’17″N 82°9’35″E. It is a unique work of Nagara style of architecture facing north. One can easily adore the temples, domes, palaces and forts now, which once housed the temple and the royal house of Ratanpur Kingdom. There is a temple of Kantideval, which is oldest of the cluster is also present in the complex. It was built by a Santosh Giri in 1039, and then later it was expanded by Kalchuri King Prithivideva II in the 15th century. The four gates have beautiful and attractive carvings. The Archaeological Survey of India has renovated the whole building. The sanctum and the mandapa which was built in the 18th century are fortified with a fascinated courtyard.
The archaeological department is planning to renovate the 11th century old Kadeideol Shiva temple built by Kalchuri rulers, who were followers of Shiva & Shakti. During the Navaratri festival Jyotikalash are lit to appease the mother goddess. The temple of Kalbhairva is located on the road to the highway. He is considered to be the guardian of the temple. It is popular belief among the pilgrims that they must visit Kalabhairava temple along with Mahamaya temple to mark the completion of the pilgrimage.