Name-SOMNATH OF SAURATH(SABHA GACHI) 26:31’::86:02’
CONTINENT- Asia COUNTRY-India STATE-Bihar DISTRICT-Madhubani Distance from Delhi-1190km Distance from
Approach-TrainBus,Taxi LANGUAGE-Hindi ,Maithali
LODGING-Hotel,Lodge,RH.Dharamsala,IB,Site campus restshed,
Railwayrest room.FOOD-Indian cooked rice,churadahi pulse,sabji, bhujia,littichokha ,Jalebi,kachauri,puri,Singhara,nimki ,egg, chicken,muttofishetc DRINK-Sweet water for drinking purposes plus hard and soft bottled or pouched packed drink. TRANSPORT-AutCyclerickshaw,minibus,trecker,horsecart.
ABOUT THE SITE-The site is a famous of lord Shiva in name of
Somnath.It is said that it is the actual Somnath lingamandSomnath of Saurastra in Gujrat is its duplicate.Saurath s the changed name
From original Saurastra. Another say is that after invasion of Gazni
lord Shiv came
in dream of two maithil Brahman brothers and wished that the ling shoud be
taken to that place.This way the temple was named as Somnath and the place as
Saurath. temple of Gujrat
This is also the place where Sabhagachi (matrimonial fair of maithil brahmans was first organized and is still in vogueon limited
scale in Mauza26 at about 6km north of Madhubani
. temple of Jaynagar
FESTIVITY-Mahashivratri,Shravnipurnima,Durgapuja,and marriage ceremney.
GUIDE-District information office.
PRECAUTION-General precaution for safety of valuables
REMARK-The site draws national importance.