The scenic village of Khunti near Ranchi is home to the popular Angrabari Temple. The temple complex houses different shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva, Lord Rama, Lord Ganesha and Lord Hanuman. The most striking feature of the temple is the shivling, which is believed to have originated on its own under a mango tree.

The temple draws scores of devotees during the Hindu calendar month of Shravan (July/August). It is a popular custom among devotees to carry water from the Swarnarekha river and offer it to the shivling. The best time to visit the temple is during the Shivaratri festival, which is celebrated with great religious and festive fervour. Khunti lies at a distance of 33 km from Ranchi and a visit to the Angrabari Temple is a must-have experience during a trip to Ranchi.

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