Deori Temple

DEORI TEMPLE

A temple of SolhaBhuji(16 arms) Goddess Durga, it is located on the right side of Tata-Ranchi Highway (NH-33), at 60 kms from the capital city Ranchi and 3 kms from Tamar. It is the only temple in the Jharkhand where the Pujas are done by the Pahans (Tribal Priests) along with the conventional Brahmins. The original temple is in stone dating back to about 10- 11th century AD. The temple commands unflinching faith from its devotees, from far and wide. The icon of the temple with 16 arms is unique considering that the commonly worshiped form of Goddess Durga is with eight arms.  

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