|Adinath Temple, Moheshkhali, Cox's Bazar|
The Adinath temple is situated at the top of Mount Sinai, 85.3 meters high from the sea level. The location of Adinath Temple at Thakurtala village under Gorakhghata Union under Maheshkhali (Maheshkhali) upazila under Cox's Bazar district. It is basically the temple of Mahadev. It is legally known that a farmer receives the statue of Mahesh (the name of the Hindu mythological god Mahadev) inside a forest of this island. Then, a temple was built in the name of this god, and installed it there. Later, with the name of this god named Khali (meaning the canal), this place became known as Maheshkhali. Note that this temple is now called as Adinath Temple. There are 69 stairs to go from this island to this temple.
|Adinath Temple, Moheshkhali|
At present, there is a mosque and a Rakhine Buddhist monastery in this temple complex. So many people consider the temple as a symbol of non-communal spirit. Thousands of visitors visit this temple every year on the occasion of Shiva Chaturshi. On this occasion, sit for 10/15 days.