(Last Updated on : 05-10-2019)
30 km from Patna, Maner was a medieval stronghold of the Turks. Here also are the shrines of Hazrat Makhdum Yahya Maneri and his son Shafruddin Ahmed Maneri. The village has many historical monuments.
Tombs of Shah Daulat or Makhdum Daulat, is known as Choti Dargah, and the other of Sheikh Yahia Maneri or Makhdum Yahia, also called the Bari Dargah. Ibrahim Khan, Governor of Bihar was his disciple and completed his mausoleum in 1616. The building has lots of carvings that are very delicate. The dome is covered with inscriptions from the Quran. The compound has a mosque that was built by Ibrahim Khan in 1619. There is a gate with very old inscription dated 1603-01 opening to the north. The tomb of Yahia Maneri is inside the mosque surrounded by walls and ghats. It has pillared porticos and is connected to old bed of River Sone with a 400-ft long tunnel.