The district Shravasti with headquarter Bhinga is situated in the northern zone of Uttar Pradesh in Himalayan range, adjacent to Nepal border. During Mahabharata period, Pandava spend twelve years in exile and one year concealed place. At the period exile they resides sometimes in this forest region called SOHALVA. At that time Bhima initiated to formed a village, so the name of village was known as Bhimgaon, later on it became BHINGA. In Himalayan range, 36 Km north form Bhimgaon, Pandva laid foundation a Shiva temple which is famous as VIBHUTI NATH. Thousands of devotee visit the temple every year. During “Sawan” millions of devotee visits the temple for offering their prayer to lord Shiva.
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How to Reach:
Shravasti is well connected to the rest of Uttar Pradesh by roadways. The nearest mega terminus is at Gonda that is 50 kilometers from the downtown Shravasti. Gonda in turn is well connected by bus to cities like Lucknow, Bareilly, Kanpur, Allahabad, Agra and Mathura. Both Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation as well as Private players operates these buses
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