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.