Pakari Tree

We find huge, strange and a cute tree here in this place. It is scientifically named F. Benjamin. It is also called as 'Pakad' or 'Falaksha'. This tree always seems as if it is regularly trimmed. The evergreen tree has a trunk of about 82 ft. Circumference and height about 96 ft. the branches are wide spread creating circumference about 500 ft. People worship it's trunk calling 'kotiyamai'. 'Kotiya' is indicated in tatil Lalitbistar too. Nobody dares to cut its branches as it is believed that something wrong happens if the tree is harmed. Many strange and mysterious aspects have been found in this tree. Vultures, Eagle sdo not nest nor sit here. Elephants do not go nearby, inspite of the branches so low from the ground level. The surrounding locality is named by the tree, Pakari. This place has a long historical background. It was formed in 1880 B.S., i.e; 178 years ago. The tree was a source of indicating direction those days. This beautiful tree lies at 5 minutes drive from Devdaha Park to the south.

Bhawani Pur

People consider Bhabanipur lying 1 km south of barimai/Kanyamai to be the ancient Devdaha. There is a stone figure of Sun God in this place besides a stone pillar considered to have been established by Emperor Ashoka.

The Ashoka Pillar here at Devdaha is the first epigraphic evidence relating to the life history of Lord Buddha.
       The stone pillar erected by Ashoka in 249 BC is one of the most noteworthy monunents and an authentic historic document of Devdaha. The inscription engraved by Ashoka is still intact and testifies to the authenticity of the birth place of lord Buddas mother and Wife.
       King Piyadasi (Ashoka), the beloved of Devas, in the twentieth year of the coronation, himself made a visit to Devdaha and paid his homage. Realizing that the Buddha Sakyamuni's mother was born here, a stone railing was built and a stone pillar erected. Because the lord's mother was born here, the Emperor had the people of Devdaha village freed from some tax and entitled them to the eight part only. Right now this Pillar is not yet been Explored all and is still underground showing some of its portion up. It is believed that it can be as big as the pillar of Lumbini.

Kanya Mai

In Devdaha, the birthplace of both Mayadevi and Prajapati, there is a system among people to worship the temple of Mayadevi and Prajapati. But the terms of Bairimai and Kanyamai can also refer to the Barimalika Devi worshipped from Kashmir to Gandaki area. People worship Maya Devi as Bairimai and Prajapati as Kanyamai. In this very site a big stone figure of Padmapani Bodhisattwa has been found. The religious scriptures refer to this place as Byaghrahpur/Byagrapath.

Bairi Mai

In Devdaha, the birthplace of both Mayadevi and Prajapati, there is a system among people to worship the temple of Mayadevi and Prajapati. But the terms of Bairimai and Kanyamai can also refer to the Barimalika Devi worshipped from Kashmir to Gandaki area. People worship Maya Devi as Bairimai and Prajapati as Kanyamai. In this very site a big stone figure of Padmapani Bodhisattwa has been found. The religious scriptures refer to this place as Byaghrahpur/Byagrapath.

Khayar Danda

This site is considered to be an important place. Herein is found reins extended into an area of two km and weight of bricks found here are of 12 kg. This site is considered to be the main ruin of Devdaha. Many archaeological objects of not only Buddha's times but also of periods beyond that have been found here. Many big pots and muddy utensils are found here. Several ancient coins and weapons are also found here so that It is believed that the whole Royal palace is grounded here due to the natural disaster.

Right now this place is taken as conservation area. No one unauthorized person can enter here without the permission. This place has a lot to say within itself. It is waiting for its inspection from the Archeological Department.

Mathagadi Fort

Situated at the top of the nearby Hill, this fort can be clearly seen from the Devdaha park. Devdaha to Mathagadi is considered as the best trekking route of this area. The cool, Charming air flown here at the top, makes one forget the two hours hard-steep walk. A spring water flows here with a gentle and sweet taste. A beautiful panoramic scene of Dhaulagiri Mountains Range is seen from this place. At almost the top is a temple - like structure with only roof and no walls on either side. Wide open-some ancient iron weapons and musical instruments are kept here. Even though they are in open air since years no sign of rust is seen. They seem like the new ones, clear. We find one amazing pot here filled with small iron arrows. There is a belief that if any obstacle regarding country arises, the pot gets empty and when it is solved it is again filled. A religious Festival is held here every year and worship is undertaken with great devotion. This fortress is considered to be a center of strength.

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