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, is situated in the riverside of the eastern Koshi Embankment. It has survived on the slaught of the turbulent river. Recently the Bihar Government has announced to develop Karu Khirhari temple as a major tourist spot.
Legend / Local stories
How to Reach:
Saharsa does not have an airport. Nearest airport is Patna Airport, which is 201km away.
You can easily get regular trains to Saharsa from other major cities of the country. Railway Station(s): Saharsa Junction (SHC)
There are regular buses from other major cities of the country to Saharsa Bus Stand. Sant Karu Khirhari Temple is nearly 20 km west from Saharsa bus stand.