The sanctuary of Lord Shankara (Shiva) is arranged in the heart of the city on a slope called Pahari Mandir. It is an uncovered dark land outcropping amidst a level land. The deep rooted Pahari Mandir is found 8 kms from the railroad station and 12 kms from the air terminal. The 2140 feet Ranchi slope houses the sanctuary at its summit. One needs to climb a flight of 468 stages to achieve the summit.
This place is quick forming into a religious vacationer site as this is the best place to have a 10,000 foot perspective of the city of Ranchi furthermore accomplish some salvation by paying ones obsequies to the Lord. A colossal horde of Shiva fans assemble here between the months of February and October, amid Shivaratri and other imperative days reserved to go to the Lord. The Lord otherwise called Pahari Baba is venerated as a linga. The hillock otherwise called Richi Buru is well known for its amazing perspectives of the city and some staggering dusks and dawns.