Village:-KURUMA / Post:- Balidokan / Tehsil:-KONARK / District:-PURI / State:- Odisha / Pin Coad:-752111
KURUMA Village is situated on the left side of the konark-kakatpur road and is about 7 km from konark. from Balidokan chhak and is 2.5 km from the chhak
This is Buddhist monastery having twelve cells and the open courtyard at the centre. This monastery was founded by Mr.Brajabandhu Das.(a Teacher of Local School) *Jamadharma Temple & Buddhist Statue & Jamadharma Pond.
LONGITUDE:-86.07.24" E/ Latitude:-19.53.62"N / Elevation:-25 ft.
Period or Consruction
9th-10th centuries A.D.( Soma Banshi Rule)
==Area Dimension(LxBxH) 29.00 mtrs x 29.00 mtrs x 2.10 mtrs With Twelve Blocks
Buddha Purnima Mahostava ( it may be every May 21 & 22)
Material of Consruction
Bricks (0.36x0.24x0.08mtrs). Which is made of khandolite stone.
7.5 kilometers from the world famous Sun temple at Konark, "Kuruma" is a small village. Recent excavations here have brought to light the remeniscence of some ancient antiquities like the image of Budha seated in Bhumisparsa Mudra along with the image of Heruka and a 17 meters long brick wall (brick size 22 cm *17 cm). Scholars are of opinion that this was once of the sites containing Budhist stupas described by Hiuen T'Sang. The place is approachable by jeep,Motor Cycle & Private Bus.
==Eat== No Restaurant facility is there
Please take only Coconut water for safe site.
But there is a School named as Jamadharma School (For Group Stay in Night only) And Single or Two visitors can contact "Bhuyan Family" for other accommodation.