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Rajrappa is a scenic place situated at the junction of two rivers - Damodar and Bhairavi - in Hazaribagh District of Jharkhand. It is on the Rangarh-Chitrapura Road and is 80 km from Ranchi.

Chinnamastika, the main temple here, serves as a pilgrim center for Hindu devotees, particularly for those from Bihar and West Bengal. The temples of Mahavidyas such as Tara Shodashi, Bhubaneswari, Bhairavi, Bagla, Kamla, Matangi and Dhumavati are also located here.

Rajrappa is well known for its unique marriage ceremony and childrenís Mundan rituals. The owners of vehicles believe that the first worship of vehicles at this place increase the life of vehicles and the luck of the owners. A large number of devotees from different places gather here on the occasion of Makar Sankranti and Vijaydashmi.

Buses and taxis are the local means of transport.

Updated on 28th August, 2005
District: Hazaribagh
Location: Rajrappa

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