This book is a during attempt to present a consolidat-ed record of Sakta Monuments of Orissa which are so widely distributed throughout the length and breadth of the state. Sakti, the eternal source of energy is an indig-enous conception of the universal mother goddess. The impact of Saktism shapes the religious and socio-cultural fabric of the mass. The author deals with the Organisation and evolution of Saktiam in India as well as as in Orissa. It reveals the scheme of art and archi-tectural peculiarities of Sakta monuments.