Bihar has been a center of religion, spirituality, culture and historical heritage. The religious places here are a special attraction for tourists. Buddha attained enlightenment in Bihar. This is the birth place of Lord Mahavir and the 10th Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh. So the Sufi saints also liked the home of Bihar very much.
Mahavir Mandir Patna
After the release of the new guideline of Unlock-6 in Bihar, all religious places temples, mosques, gurudwaras and churches have opened. People are going to their respective religious places and doing worship. The environment of Bihar has always been religious and spiritual. It has been a center of religion, spirituality, culture and historical heritage since ancient times. The traditions, culture, customs and ways of life, fairs, festivals, festivals, rural life have always attracted people towards it.
When Lord Buddha attained enlightenment here, Vardhaman Mahavir, the 24th Tirthankar of Jainism, was also born. Bihar itself has the privilege of being the birth place of the 10th Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh. Maner Sharif, famous for Sufi saints, is also present in Bihar. Today we will tell you about the major religious places of Bihar.
Darshan of pair statue of Mahavir Mandir, Bajrang Bali
The Mahavir temple of Patna is called Manokamna Mandir, located near Patna Junction, this temple is different from other Hanuman temples. Because there are pair idols (two idols together) of Bajrang Bali. One of the two idols is Paritranaya Sadhunam i.e. the one who fulfills the cause of good people. Whereas the second idol- Vinashaya cha Dushkritambu, that is, the one who removes the evil of evil people. Here the stone of Ram Setu is kept in a glass vessel. The weight of this stone is 15 kg and it floats in water. This historical temple of Patna was established by Swami Balananda in 1730 AD. Between 1983 and 1985, this temple was given a grand look under the leadership of Acharya Kishore Kunal. The amount that comes to the temple is used for social work.
Vishnu pad temple, here the footprints of Vishnu are worshipped
Vishnu Pad Temple is in Gaya district of Bihar. It is said that this temple is built on the footprints of Lord Vishnu. There is a crowd of devotees in the courtyard of this temple all the time. It is believed that the feet of Lord Vishnu are visible here. The height of this temple is about 100 feet. Vishnu pad temple is also mentioned in religious texts. Apart from devotees, this temple is also very popular among tourists. People coming to Bihar definitely want to visit this temple once.
Mahabodhi Temple where Buddha attained enlightenment
One of the most famous temples of Bihar is the Mahabodhi Temple of Bodh Gaya. This is where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment. That is why Bihar is also called the city of Buddha. Tourists coming from abroad like this place very much. This temple was built during the 5th or 6th century BC.
Chandi place where the eyes of the mother are worshipped
Chandika Sthan temple is in Munger district of Bihar. This is the temple of Maa Chandika, one of the 52 Shaktipeeths of the Goddess. It is believed that the left eye of Mother Sati (Parvati) fell here. It is believed that the pain of the eyes of those who worship here is removed. People take kajal from here. Karna is wide near this temple situated on the banks of the Ganges. It is a legend that King Karna Ganga of Anga region used to donate gold every day by standing on this very wide ear.
Takht Shri Harimandir Sahib is very special for Sikh devotees.
One of the holiest places of Sikhs, Takht Shri Harimandir Ji Patna Sahib Gurdwara in Bihar itself. Takht Shri Harimandir Ji Patna Sahib is a very special religious place for Sikh devotees, it is the birthplace of the last Guru of Sikhs, Gobind Singh. The Harmandir Sahib is one of the five major Takhts for the Sikhs. Many authentic items related to Guru Gobind Singh are kept here. Lakhs of Sikh pilgrims come here every year. It is said that every Sikh definitely wants to come here once in his lifetime.
The famous Jama Masjid of Patna
Jama Masjid, located close to Patna Junction, is one of the famous mosques not only in the capital but in the whole of Bihar. In the prayers of Juma, a large crowd of Namazis gather here. This mosque is just 50 meters away from the famous Hanuman temple. This scene of faith around the temple-mosque seems unique to see. Thousands of worshipers come here for Friday prayers. Bihar also holds a different importance for Sufi saints. Here Maner Sharif is a famous Sufi site, it is located at a distance of 30 km from Patna. It is believed that Sufi saint Makhdoom Daulat breathed his last in the year 1608 at Maner Sharif. So the tomb of Hazrat Bibi Kamal (India’s first female Sufi saint) in Jehanabad, is also a famous place.
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