Darshan Type : Individual
Darshan Location : ITKHORI CHATRA
An ancient place where the religion and cultures of Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism, came and blended centuries ago.It is situated on the bank of river Mahanad (Mahane) surrounded by hills and forests.t is located in Chatra district of Jharkhand State. It is 35 kms. on the East of Chatra and 16 kms. west of Chauparan connected with G.T. Road.Besides Bhadrakali, seen as a propitious form of Kali, Shiva and Hanuman idols complete the Hindu influence. There is a stupa with 1,008 figurines of Buddha and the charan paduka (slippers) of Jain Tirthankar Sheetalnath.The Shiva-linga in the adjacent temple has no less than 1008 'lingams' carved into its surface. Images of 104 Bodhisattvas and 4 principal Buddha are sculpted on each side of a 'stupa'-like structure.
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