The Mata Temple in the Muzaffarpur district in Bihar is another temple where men are not allowed entry during certain days in the year. It is the time when the Mata has her periods. Only women are allowed inside with the Temple out-of-bounds, even for male priests during this time. A Shakti Sthal, much like […]
Bihar, located in eastern India, is known for its rich cultural heritage and historical significance. The state is home to several famous temples that attract visitors from across the country and around the world. These temples not only hold religious significance but also showcase the unique architectural style and cultural traditions of Bihar.
One of the most famous temples is the Mahabodhi Temple, located in Bodh Gaya. This temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is considered to be one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites in the world. Another significant temple is the Vishnupad Temple in Gaya, dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This temple is believed to be built on the site where Lord Vishnu is said to have left his footprint.
The Patna Sahib Gurudwara, located in Patna, is another significant religious site in Bihar. It is one of the most important gurudwaras in India and is dedicated to Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Sikh guru.
Apart from these, Bihar also has several other temples that are worth visiting, such as the Rajgir Vishwa Shanti Stupa, the Baidyanath Temple in Deoghar, and the Pawapuri Jain Temple.
Visiting these temples not only provides a spiritual experience but also gives visitors a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of Bihar. With their stunning architecture, intricate carvings, and religious significance, these temples are a must-visit for anyone visiting Bihar.
Fakharpur Mandir, Arwal
This Mandir is situated in Fakharpur Panchayat of Arwal district. Architecture Legend / Local stories Photo Gallery How to Reach: Address Contact Details
Mahendra Nath Temple, Siwan
Mahendra Nath Temple is Situated in Mehdar village under Siswan block, about 32 km south from the district headquarters, Mahendra Nath temple of Lord Shiva attracts visitors, including foreigners, from far-flung areas. Architecture – Legend / Local stories – Photo Gallery How to Reach: patna is the nearest airport to Mahendranath temple. By Train The […]
Dekuli Shiv Mandir, Sheohar
Baba Bhawaneshwar Nath Temple is the oldest center of the people’s faith in the district. This temple has religious and historical significance. It is said that this temple was constructed during Dwapar period. This temple was constructed by carving the same stone.The British Gazette, published in 1956, was said to be of this temple between […]
Surya Mandir, saharsa
The SUN Temple at Kandaha village is an important religious and historical place which has been duly recognized by the Archaeological Survey of India like Surya Mandir in Dev of Aurangabad district. Kandaha Surya Mandir is situated in Pastwar Panchayat of Mahishi Block. It is at nearly 16kms west from Saharsa district headquarter. On the […]
Sant Karu Khirhari Temple, Saharsa
Situated on the bank of Kosi River, there is a temple of Saint Karu Khirhari who is said to have attained divinity by virtue of his Shiv-Bhakti a dedication to Cows. People from all walks of life come to offer milk to Karu Baba. Although this temple near Mahpura village-2Km away from Mahishi block office, […]
Ashok Dham Temple, Lakhisarai
Ashokdham Mandir also known as Indradamneshwar Mahadev Mandir is located in Lakhisarai district, Bihar. On 7 April 1977, a boy named Ashok discovered the Giant Shivlingam beneath the ground while playing tradition Gilli-danda game. On 11th Feb 1993, the Shankaracharya of Jagannathpuri inaugurated the restructure of the temple complex. Architecture Legend / Local stories Photo Gallery How to […]
Katyayani Mandir, Khagaria
Katyayani Asthan is situated at distance of approximately 12 kms. From the District headquaters, on the bank of river Koshi, between the stations Badlaghat and Dhamaraghat , which are stations on Mansi-Saharsa rail line. Temples of Ma Katyayani , as well as of Ram, Lakshman and Ma Janaki is situated at this place. Every Monday […]
Thawe Temple, Gopalganj
In Thawe block there is an old temple dedicated to Goddess Durga popularly known as “Thawe wali Mata”. It is believed that “Thawe wali Mata” fulfill the wishes of her devotees. This temple is also famous for a peculiar tree, the botanical family of which has not yet been identified. The tree has grown up […]
Mahabodhi Mandir, Gaya
A Typical Night View of Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhgaya. Mahabodhi Mahavihara is the most sacred place of Buddhist Pilgrimage in the world.The gold painted statue of Buddha in the sanctum shrine of the Temple is made of Black stone built by the Pala kings of Bengal. The Buddha is seen seated in the Bhumisparsa Mudra or […]