Kaitha Shiv Mandir – Shiva Temple at Ramgarh in Jharkhand



Kaitha Shiv Mandir is located around 3 km from Ramgarh in Jharkhand. This Shiva Temple is currently in a dilapidated situation but the architecture is unique as it is a combination of Bengal, Rajput and Mughal style of architecture.



The east facing temple was constructed during the 17th century and a part of the temple was used for military purpose.

The main Shivling worshipped in the temple is placed at a height of more than 12 feet and is accessed by stairs.

The main Shivling has a five-hooded naga canopy. There are tridents and murti of Hanuman in the temple complex.

There is also a cave in the complex which leads to a nearby pond.