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Temples & Legends Of Bihar
Index Of Bihar Kulapati's Preface
Preface Author
Phulher Ma Paudi
Benusagar Mandar Hill
Sultanganj Konch
Mundesvari Parasnath
Vaisali Nalanda
Patan Devi Aranya Devi
Shahabad Sonepur
Uchaitha Kurkihar
Masarh Maheshi
Jagarnathpur Harmandir
Deoghar Singheshwarsthan
Mahabodhi  
Major Sections
Temples & Legends Of India
Andhrapradesh
Maharastra
Kerala
Himachal Pradesh
Tamilnadu

Bengal

Assam
Bihar
Somanatha

SULTANGANJ

Some of the other important antiquities of Sultanganj, now preserved in the Patna Museum, are:

(1) Mukhalinga, height 9 " of black stone, with face of a male.

(2) Buddha in Bhumisparsa Mudra, height 8" broken, inscribed, in black stone.

(3) Buddha in a preaching pose seated on a lotus upheld by a wag, broken, 9" X 6", in black stone, inscribed.

(4) Black stone torso of a dancing figure, 8 ‘ X 7".

(5) Black stone torso of a seated preaching Buddha figure, 4" X 2".

(6) One black stone mukhalinga, 1" X 1".

(7) Upper half of a black stone prabha torana of a Buddhist image arch consisting of three bands of floral decorations. Centre of the arch is occupied by a kriti mukha flanked by two flying Gandharvas and two panels containing Bodhisatva figures. In the corner is a temple with a mutilated Bodhisatva figure, measurement 1’6 7.X 1’5" X 5’ ".

(8) Torso of a black stone figure of Bodhisatva with a seated Buddha figure, 21 7 " X  1’ 4 ".

(9) Head of a stone figure of Bhairab, 1'3" X 11".

(10) A number of old gold ornaments and coins.

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