Matha Kunwar Mandir

Country: India

State : Uttar Pradesh

Locality/City/Village: Kushinagar

Address :Buddha Marg, Anrudhwa, Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh 274403, India

God : Lord Budha

Category : Famous temples

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Matha Kunwar Mandir

Matha Kunwar Mandir is a very old and a famous Shrine of Buddha. It is a part of a monachal premises. The idol of Lord Buddha is 3.05 m. in height and is magnificently made up from a single Blue Stone. The holy Temple has a statue of Buddha dating back to the 10th century and was built by a local Kalachuri chief. In 1876 A.D. the excavations was managed by Carlleyle surrounded by an ambulatory path and a monastery attached to the east consisting of an open courtyard with rows of rooms on north, south and east. The shrine inside the complex is depicted Lord Buddha in a Bhumi Sparsh Mudra sitting under the Bodhi Tree. It basically symbolizes 'the Enlightenment of Truth.

The temple celebrates various Buddhist festivals inside this popular Shrine. Buddha- Purnima and Buddha- Jayanti are also commemorated where a lot of devotees come and visit this famed Buddhism Pilgrimage to pay homage to lord Buddha. 

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