Sunday, January 5, 2014


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
Approach-TrainBus,Taxi   LANGUAGE-Hindi.Bhojpuri               
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  religious
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
-orshippers.2Kali Temple-It is also on the bank of the Gandak, wellmaintained and beautiful with small garden.3Khak Chowk tem
-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 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-
This is temple of Sati. All the local people do first worship here.
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 .                                  



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