Karad Sikar

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Location of Karad near in Sikar district

Karad (करड़) or Karar (करड़) is an ancient historical village in Danta Ramgarh tahsil in Sikar district in Rajasthan. Nearby village is Balyawas (north) and Bhadwa (south). This village is the site of ancient temples of about 800 years back which are known as 'Jadu Ke Mandir'. These were built by a Jat ruler.

Bhadwa Ugam Jat Pillar Inscription of samvat 1116

Thakur Deshraj [1] has mentioned about a Stone Pillar Inscription of samvat 1116 (1059 AD) installed in village Bhadwa near a well. The village has an ancient well and a Baori. The well was built by very huge stone slabs and is a unique example of architecture. In the north of this well is a huge blue stone pillar installed by Ugam Jat in samvat 1116. On the south of this Kirtistambha is shown Ugam Jat riding a horse and attacking an enemy with sword. There is one enemy shown near the feet of his horse in slaughtered condition. On the northern face of pillar is shown Lord Krishna with shankha, chakra, gada and padma on his head. Near the feet of Lord Krishna is engraved following inscription which reads:

उगम जाट भादवा का संवत 1116 विक्रम आषाढ़ सुदी ९ मंगलवार ।
Translation - Ugam Jat of Bhadwa vikram samvat 1116 ashadh sudi 9 Tuesday.

About 10 km in north of Bhadwa village is the site of ancient temples of about 800 years back and known as 'Jadu Ke Mandir'. These were built by a Jat ruler. These are situated in villages Karad and Kankra in present Danta Ramgarh tahsil of Sikar distrct.

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References

  1. Jat Itihas by Thakur Deshraj, 1934, p.728

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