Dighinala Bon Bihar

Type: Monastery
Contributed By: Nayeem ,Lonely Traveler
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Brief

Dighinala Bon Bihar, a very beautiful serene place is located on the way to Sajek valley. It is just before entering the Dighinala town (if you are coming from Khagrachhari).

This is a place for the Buddhist people. The Buddhist religion is one of the world’s most peaceful religion. People are always calm and quiet, and so does their religious places. This place is free from any crowds. Inside there, most of the people talks in a low voice (or you should say modest).

After entering inside the main premise through the gate, you can find two temples there. One is having a large statue of the Buddha. And the other one is having two statues (local people say this as the statue of Bhante of Rangamati Bihar (ভান্তে, রাঙামাটি বিহার), and who died recently). In between the two temples, there is a small field like place available which is shaded by a medium sized tree.

How to go

This is at the Dighinala Upazila (দীঘিনালা উপজেলা) of Khagrachhari District. And its only 30 Taka per person to come at Dighinala (দীঘিনালা) town using a CNG driven vehicle from the Khagrachhari. GPS coordinate of the Dighinala Bon Bihar (দীঘিনালা বন বিহার) is (23°14’25.20″N, 92° 3’44.04″E).

How To Reach: Khagrachhari District

There are two ways to get in Khagrachari, both by road: Direct from Dhaka via BaroiarHat or from Chittagong. A number of non-stop coach services are available from Dhaka (e.g., Shanti Paribahan, Soudia, S. Alam, Eagle and ShamoliParibahan). Gabtoli, Saidabad, Komolapur and Kolabagan are the bus stand name in Dhaka where you can get bus tickets. Bus fare was about 520 Taka (as of 11-May-2014).

From Chittagong you can get non-AC bus services of BRTC and Shanti Paribahan are most convenient with the fare as cheap as to travel to Khagarachari or the other two hill districts (Rangamati and Bandarban). Oxygen-moor is the bus stand name in Chittagong. But there is no bus service will available after 6 pm.

From Chittagong you can get non-AC bus services of BRTC and Shanti Paribahan are most convenient with the fare as cheap as to travel to Khagarachari or the other two hill districts (Rangamati and Bandarban). Oxygen-moor is the bus stand name in Chittagong. But there is no bus service will available after 6 pm.

Where to Stay

Budget:

1. Hotel Jiran – Double bed non-A/C – Tk. 600-800
2. Hotel Shoilo Shuborna
3. Hotel Emang,
4. Hotel Lobiat

Mid-range:

1. Pajatan Motel (beautiful river view): Double bed A/C – Tk. 1,500.
Phone: 880-351-3126.
Central Reservation, BPC Head Office, Dhaka. Phone : 880-2-8119192, 8117855-9/117, Fax: 880-2- 8119192,
E-mail : [email protected]

Eating Facilities

You better carry food and fresh water with you.

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