The mundeshwari devi temple is located at Kaimur district bhabua in the state of Bihar India on the kaimur Hills. Maa Mundeshwari Temple Bhabhua Kaimur Bihar is one of the most famous and attractive temple of bihar. from the top area of the temple, it can be seen attractive view of nature. Maa Mundeshwari Temple bhagwanpur 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.
ASI shows dating of the mundeshwari temple to 108 AD. The temple, a protected monument under Archaeological Survey of india Since 1915.
The mundeshwari Devi temple is located on the kaimur Hill at an altitude of 608 feet (185 m).
Architecture Of Maa Mundeshwari Temple Bhabhua Kaimur Bihar
The Maa Mundeshwari Temple Bhabhua Kaimur Bihar temple, built of stone, is on an octagonal plan which is rare. It is the earliest specimen of the Nagara style of temple architecture in Bihar. There are doors or windows on four sides and small niches for the reception of statues in the remaining four walls. The temple shikhara or tower has been destroy. However, a roof has been built, as part of renovation work. The interior walls have niches and bold mouldings which are carve with vase and foliage designs. At the entrance to the temple, the door jambs are see with carved images of Dvarapalas, Ganga, Yamuna and many other murtis.
The main deities in the sanctum sanctorum of the temple are of the DeviMundeshwari and Chaturmukh (four faced) Shiva linga. The temple also has murtis of other popular gods such as Ganesha, Surya and Vishnu. A substantial part of this stone structure has been damage, and many stone fragments are see strew around the temple. However, under the jurisdiction of ASI, it has been the subject of archaeological study for quite some time.
Worship Of Maa Mundeshwari Temple Bhabhua
Mundeshwari is consider one of the most ancient Hindu temples in India. A large number of pilgrims each year visits the temple by, particularly during the Ramnavami, Navratari and Shivratri festivals. A big annual fair (mela) is occurs nearby during the Navaratra visits by thousand peoples. The worship of shakti in the form of Devi Mundeshwari in the temple is also indicative of tantric cult of worship, which is practice in Eastern India.
How To Reach Maa Mundeshwari Temple Kaimur Bihar
The nearest railway station is at Mohania – (BhabuaRoad railway station ) from where the temple is 24 km by road.
Lal bahadur shastriinternational airport, Varanasi is the nearest airport, located at a distance of 105 kmfrom the Temple. Indian carriers including Air India, Jet Airways, Kingfisher Airlines, Spicejet, and international carriers like Air India, Thai Airways International, Korean Air and Naaz Airlines operate from here. Daily flights to Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata are available from here.