Kakatpur is 60kms away from Bhubaneswar in the district of Puri. The epic-famed river Prachi flows nearby. The temple of Maa Mangala has made Kakatpur widely known. Every year in the Month of chaitra a grand fair is held here in occasion of Jhamu Jatra.

The Sevayatas of Jagannath temple receive the command garland from this temple and under mandate of the Goddess, go in search of Daru or logs of wood for Nabakalevar of Lord Jagannath.