Ahilya Asthan

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It is famous historical temple, situated about 3 Kms. South of Kamtaul Railway Station in Jale Block. It is known for the temple of Ahilya Asthan, which is associated with the well known legend of the sage Gautam and his wife Ahilya as told in the epics and Puranas. Inside the Shrine is a flat stone said to contain the foot prints of Sita, wife of Ram, as the main object of worship. This place is known as Ahilya gram. There is a well known in the Ramayan about Ahilya. According to Ramayan when Lord Ram was his way to Janakpur his feet touched a stone and it turned into a woman who was non-else but Ahilya. Her husband Gautam Rishi cursed the Ahilya to fun into stone. The temple is dedicated to Ahalya, wife of Gautam Rishi. Large fairs are held every year on the occasion of Ramnavami in the Hindi month of Chaitra and Vivah Panchami in Agrahayan. There are various other temples and mosques in the village.

This place is an important part of ramayana circuit and a place of worship and devotion for Gautam Rishi. The temple is a masterpiece of art and ancient indian architecture build between 1662-1682 during the kingdome of Maharaj Chhatra Singh and Maharaja Rudra Singh. this is 1st Ram Janki Madir in india

For the service of pilgrims and tourists Dharmik Nyash Board have facilitate the louge and dhramshala and a guest house to stay and home made puere food is served at very low cost to the tourists staying here. All though there is no any restaurant nad hotel near the temple the dharamshala and food provided here is very good, safe and pure so no need to worry about staying here. A Canteen is also proposed for service of the tourist.

For more information Nawal kishor jee of Dharmik Nyash Board may be contacted on his number 9608155601. Darbhanga and Madhubani city can also be good choice to stay where many hotels and restaurants are present.

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