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Malooti temples

Malooti, Jharkhand 816103, India

Hindu Temple
Notable Architecture

Maluti temples are a group of 72 extant terracotta temples located in the Maluti village near Shikaripara in Dumka district on the eastern part of the Chota Nagpur Plateau, Indian state of Jharkhand. These temples, according to the Indian Trust for Rural Heritage and Development (ITRHD), were built between the 17th and 19th centuries. The kings of Baj Basanta dynasty built these temples in Maluti, their capital, inspired by goddess Mowlakshi, their family deity. Many of the temples are deified w

Location of Malooti temples