Apr 182013

Pahari Mandir

Pahari Temple

Pahari Mandir is a temple of Lord Shiva located on the top of a Ranchi hill having an altitude of 2140 ft from the sea level. This hill was earlier known as Phansi Tongri as in ancient times, freedom fighters were hanged here. To remember the sacrifice of these freedom fighters, national flag is also hosted here on Republic Day.
The way leading to this temple comprises 300 steps. The temple is said to have powers of blessing its devotees with the desired wishes. The site of this temple also provides a bird’s view of the entire city of Ranchi. Its surroundings comprise different species of trees. The ‘Shravana’ month of Hindu calendar is its busiest time, during which devotees offer Jal Dhara to the main deity of this temple.

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