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12 Hindu Temples to explore in Bihar

Bihar

Bihar is an Indian state considered to be a part of eastern as well as northern India. It is the twelfth-largest Indian state, with an area of 94,163 km2, The third-largest state by population.

BIHARI JI KA MANDIR
BIHARI JI KA MANDIRKoranSarai, Mugaon, Bihar 802126, India

Bihariji Temple, one of the most revered places in the region, is positioned at a distance of 15 km from the township. Located nearby a hamlet known as Dumraon, the temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna, who is also known as Bihari. The temple was constructed in 1825 by the erstwhile King of Dumraon estate, Jaiprakash Singh. Owing to religious significance, the location is thronged by devotees in large numbers.

Brahmapur Shiv Mandir
Brahmapur Shiv MandirBarhampur, Bihar 802112, India

This is a well-known Shiva temple situated at Berhampur in Prachi valley near Bhubaneswar. This ancient temple is also a landmark destination of Berhampur and lies at a distance of 37 km from the capital city.

Chhoti Patan Devi Temple
Chhoti Patan Devi TempleChotu patan devi, Patna City, Hajiganj, Patna, Bihar 800008, India

Patan Devi, also called Maa Patneshwari, is the oldest and one of the most sacred temples of Patna. It is regarded as one of the 51 Siddha Shakti Pithas in India. According to Puranic legends, the 'right thigh' of the corpse of Devi Sati had fallen here when it was chopped off by Lord Vishnu with his 'Sudarshan Chakra'. The ancient temple, originally called Maa Sarvanand Kari Patneshwari, is believed to be the abode of the goddess Durga.

Deo Sun Temple
Deo Sun TempleDeo, Bihar 824202, India

Sun Temple of deo is one of the remarkable and notable temple and religious place in Bihar. It is a 100-ft tall structure, with an umbrella-like top. The important custom of worshipping the Sun God and taking bath in its Brahma Kund dates back to the era of King Ayel. The temple is very old and very well built. It is a mix of nagara art of design and other contemporary art of designs.

Hariharnath Temple
Hariharnath TempleTeachers Colony, Sonepur, Bihar 841101, India

Situated on the outskirts of Sonepur, is the beautiful temple of Hari-Har Nath.History says that this temple was built by Lord Ram when he was proceeding to the swayamvar of Sita. Having both idols of Bhagwan Vishnu (Hari) and Lord Shiva (Hara), the temple is visited by thousands of pilgrims.

Maa Mundeshwari Temple
Maa Mundeshwari TempleMundeshwari Dham Road, Bhabua, Bihar 821103, India

Maa Mundeswari temple is located at Kaura in Kaimur district in the state of Bihar, India on the Mundeshwari Hills. It is an ancient temple dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva and Shakti and is considered one of the oldest Hindu temples in India. It is also considered as the oldest functional Hindu temple of India. The information plaque erected by the Archaeological Survey of India at the site indicates the dating of the temple to 625 CE.

Maa Thawewali Temple, Gopalganj, Bihar
Maa Thawewali Temple, Gopalganj, BiharThawe, Bihar 841440, India

Thawe Mandir, the Temple of Maa Thawewali is situated in Thawe, in Gopalganj District in the State of Bihar, India. It is only 6 km from Gopalganj town on the Gopalganj-Siwan National Highway.

Mahavir Mandir
Mahavir MandirKhazanchi Rd, Lalbagh, Patna, Bihar 800004, India

Mahavir Mandir is one of the holiest Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Hanuman, located in Patna, Bihar, India. Millions of pilgrims visit the temple every year. Acharya Kishore Kunal is the secretary of the Mahavir Mandir Temple Trust, Patna. The Mahavir Mandir Trusts have the second-highest budget in North India after the famous Maa Vaishno Devi shrine.

Mahendra Nath Temple, Mehandar (Siwan)
Mahendra Nath Temple, Mehandar (Siwan)Ramgarh, Bihar 841203, India

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.

Ramchaura Mandir
Ramchaura MandirMagarhatta, Hajipur, Bihar 844101, India

The Ramchaura Mandir is a Hindu Temple in the city of Hajipur, Bihar, India. Dedicated to Lord Rama, it is located at Rambhadra near Helabazar, Hajipur. As per local folklore, it is said to have been in existence since Ramayana period and Lord Shri Ram is believed to have visited this place on his way to Janakpur, where his footprints are worshiped. The Ramchaura Mandir has a tradition of celebrating Rama Navami, the birth anniversary of Rama, every year.

Ugratara sthan
Ugratara sthanMahishi, Bihar 852216, India

Shri Ugratara Mandir, Mahishi, Saharsa is situated at a distance of about 17 Kms west of Saharsa station in Mahishi village. In this ancient temple, the idol of Bhagwati Tara is said to be very old and draws devotees from far and wide. On either side of the main deity, there are two smaller female deities which are worshipped by the people as Ekjata and Nil Saraswati.

Vishnupad Mandir
Vishnupad MandirReshmi Road, Chand Chaura, Gaya, Bihar 823001, India

Vishnupada Mandir is an ancient temple in Gaya, India. It is a Hindu temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This temple is located along the Falgu River, marked by a footprint of Lord Vishnu known as Dharmasila, incised into a block of basalt. Atop the structure is a 50-kilo gold flag, donated by a devotee, Gayapal Panda Bal Govind Sen.

Map of Hindu Temples to explore in Bihar