220px-Pataleshwar_Mandir, Pataleshwar Mandir, Bihar
220px-Pataleshwar_Mandir, Pataleshwar Mandir, Bihar

Pataleshwar Mandir, Bihar

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Major festivalsShivratri
Locale:Jadhua Road, Hajipur
The Pataleshwar Mandir is a Hindu Temple in the city of Hajipur, Bihar, India. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, it is located at Jadhua Road, Hajipur. As per local folklore, it is said to have been in existence since ancient period and Lord Shiva is believed to be in the form of Lingam here.Apart from anthropomorphic images of Shiva, the worship of Shiva in the form of a lingam, or linga, is also important. The worship of the Shiva-Linga originated from the famous hymn in the Atharva-Veda Samhitâ sung in praise of the Yupa-Stambha, the sacrificial post.



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See also  Lal Keshwar Shiv Temple, Vaishali, Bihar

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