Mystery of Jatayu’s idol located Lepakshi Temple Mystery of idol of Jatayu bird
Idol of Jatayu bird According to the story described in Ramayana
Ravan abducted Sita, Jatayu bird gave up his life in the East side, 1.2 km away from the Lepakshi temple at this place while fighting with Ravan. Jatayu bird was killed by his sword by Ravana Dey after unsuccessful in many attempts to save Sita ji. While searching for Sita ji, Lord Rama, Bhayya Lakshman and Hanuman ji found this Jatayu bird in a dead condition. Lord Ram ji had a word hole at that time out of compassion. For Jatayu it was “Le Pakshi”, after whom the village was named Lepakshi.
A very large stone idol of Jatayu bird
In the form of Jatayu bird has been built at the exact same place today. There is a big rock on a shallow watch, on which Jatayu bird is made of stone. To go on which is made of iron straight. Which falls 1200 meters before the Lepakshi temple on the way.