Name- SONEPURHARIHARKHETRA 25:42’::85:13
CONTINENT- Asia COUNTRY-India STATE-Bihar DISTRICT-Siwan Distance from Delhi-1026kmDistance from Patna-144kmPINCode-841101 STdCode6158 HASL-150’ RIVER-Gandak CLIMATE-Tropicl
LODGING-Hotel,Lodge,RH.Dharamsala,IB,Site campus restshed,
Railwayrest room.FOOD-Indian cooked rice,pulse,sabji,bhujia,litti
Chokha ,Jalebi,kachauri,puri,Singhara,nimki ,egg, chicken,mutton
Fishetc DRINK-Sweet water for drinking purposes plus hard and soft bottled or pouched packed drink. TRANSPORT-Auto
ABOUT THE SITE-Famous for longest railway platform and biggest cattle fair,Sonepur situated on the bank of Gandak or the
Confluence of Sone,Gandak and the
Ganges has many
And mythological sites to welcome and enteryain the tourists. 1.First among such site is the temple of lord shiva named asHarihar
Nath The temple is beautifully maintained neat and clean with all types of hindu deities. Discipline of worship isalso well maintained
due to two entry and exit gates in the garve grih where Shivling is
situated. Pandas also not have much tendncy to hackle tourist or w
-It is also on the bank of the Gandak, wellmaintained
and beautiful with small garden.3Khak Chowk tem Temple
-ple –It is Thakurbari of Ram Lakshmn Sita and Radha-Krishnajust by the side of the Kali Mandir.One pillar of Sung period isalsoseen here.4Gaj grah temple-Elephant and crocodile statues in fighting poses are speciality of this temple By the side of this is statue of lord Vishnu who appeared to save elephant when it remembered
leaving all hopes of life.When Vishnu appeared it is natural that
Hanuman will also be there and lord Shiv in form of Hariharnath.
5Dariadas temple-It is mainly for followers of saint Dariadas.It is used for stay and Dharamsala shelter house during cattle fair.in Nov-Dec. 6 . Gauri Shankar temple-The temple has statues of lord Shiv and godess Parwati in sexy poses.The statue is of tantric class
It denotes Shivas victory over Kamdeo. Ox Nandy is not there.7.
Garud temple-The temple contains black stone Vishnu statue on
Eagle.8Vishalnath-This temple is in west side of Hariharnath.Shiv
Parwati has been shown in sexy poses here also.9Hanuman temple-
This temple is in front side of Hariharnath temple.10BavanBhagw-
-an temple-This is also four handed Vishnutemple.11chaywankund
-This pond was made by saint Chaywan muni.His residence was at the same place.Pond water was famous for curing diseasea but its
effect was lessened as time passed and now it is prdinary pond .12
RajaMansingh Garh-This is above the Chaywan tank.13Satihara-
. All the local people do first worship here. temple of Sati
before starting any good work.14Chiraiyamath-This temple also
contains statues of Shiv –Parwati.Locally it is said that a nagnath
live here .Its head is of human being and body is of snake. It was
meeting place forfreedomfightersduring independence movement
15Raja Mansingh garden-The gatden is by the side of the RajaMan
-singh garh16-Bag Mirzadil-The garden is named after a rich muslim social worker.16Daulat kuan-It is near Gaj Grah temple and Thakurbari it contains sweet water.17Umamaheshwar temple-
The temple issituated south of Sonepur village on Sonepir Pahlejaghat road on the bank of riverMahi.Sketch statue of Uma is engraved on the Shivling of the temple.The temple belongs to nath sects of worship followers.18DeoAsthanam-The temple is Gazendra Moksha Deoasthan Dibyadrh established by saint Laksh
-manacharya It is seen as a big and gorgeous and beautiful South
Indian(Rameshwaram or Tirupati0 style type temple on sonepur Hazipur main road.The temple is divided mainly in two parts. Ground to ceiling is called Prasad and upward is called Biman.
Their subdivisions are called Uppith,Upward is Adhisthan,Upnah , Pad,Prastar ,Griva and Sikhar or top.
OTHER SITES-Elephants field,Horses field,Byson,cows and oxen fields ,their races and other play activities are worth watching.
PRECAUTION-General precaution for safety of valuables.
GUIDE-District information office.REMARK-Religious and Historical heritage should be saved at any cost .