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. It 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
Rituals: Buddha Purnima Mahostava ( it may be every May 21 & 22)
Made of 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.
PARSWA DEVATA (GOD) in Oriya Language is "JAMANTAKA" & "ABALOTIKESWAR" & "BAMAN" is Called Three Devata ( THREE BIKRAM ). This place was surveyed by Archological Department in the year of 1971 and thare is a big pond named as "JAMADHARMA Pond" (Local Langage is "POKHARI").
==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.