Monday, October 31, 2011

Dharaut - Jehanabad , Bihar

Continent Asia
District Jehanabad
Distance from the national capital Delhi-1080km
Distance from the state capital Patna-80 km
Pin code—804403
STD CODE—6114(Jehanabad)
HASL 260”
Approach over the location-The area un der mention can be approached upto Jehanabad by railways and then to Bela by the same tract and then one has to catch local transport
Language-Hindi and Magahi
Lodging-Middle class hotel and inspection bungalow are available at Jahanabad roadway hotel at Bela and railway rest room at Bela railway station

Drink-Sweet water is available as per requirement. Other type of drinks are also available
Transport-Auto rickshaw and local buses and cycle rickshaws are main local conveyance.
ABOUT THE SITE –The site is of archaeological as well as historical importance .Records of Kittu,Kanigham,Priyarsan,Belgar etc show that remnants of big Buddhist shrine during Huensang time is located here. It was named as Gunwati-Ratni and Kunwa hillocks are seen south of Dharaut village and the shrine is by the side of the hills Mythological say is that the shrine was made by local King Chandrasen in memory of victory of Buddhist saint Gunwati over Madhavacharya in religious discourse

1. 200X200” Chandpokhar pond Dawadhu and lut tank
2. Shiv temple and Narsingh temples east of Chandpokhar pond.
3. Statue of lord Budha in meditation pose found during cleaning and digging of Chandpokhar pond
4. A big and gorgeous statue of Lord Vishnu is situated in SE corner of the Narsingh temple

VISITNG PERIOD—All twelve months

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