दिगंबर जैन मंदिर, भागलपुर (Digambar Jain Temple) – Bhagalpur

Digambar Jain Mandir is one of the most popular and religious tourist attractions in the city of Bhagalpur. Located at Nathnagar. It is a place of great religious significance for the Jain Community.

Digambar Jain Mandir is also referred to as Shri Champapur Digamber Jain Siddha Kshetra Bada Mandir. Champapur is an ancient and historic Teerht Kshetra for the Jain community. It is the only place in the world where all five of the Kalyanka of Teerthankar Vasupoojya Swami the first Ascetic Saint, are situated. The five Kalyankas of Champapur are namely Garbha, Janma, Tapa, Gyan and Moksha. The Digambar Jain Mandir is renowned for its relation to the three Chaturmasa periods of Bhagwan Mahaveer Swami during his Dikshakal and Religious propagation centre of Anga-Banga-Magadh-Vaishali. It is also associated with the Test of modesty of Sati Subhadra and Anantmati and Aahardan to Bhagwan Mahaveer Swami by Sati Chandan Bala. The main temple of Digambar Jain Mand…

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मनसकामना नाथ मंदिर, भागलपुर (Manaskamna Nath Mandir) – Bhagalpur

Manaskamna Nath Mandir is an old temple located at Nathnagar area of Bhagalpur, Bihar. This is a beautiful temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Daily Aarti is organized two times. Once morning and once evening. Aarti is very beautiful and attractive. Idols of many god and goddess are present here. A big fair is organized here during Durga Puja.

Manaskamna Temple, Nathnagar, Bhagalpur

There is a temple of Goddess Mata Parvati in front of Shankar, Lord Shiva. It is said that in the Dwapar era, great warrior Daanvir Karna used to take bath in the Ganges and worship every day in this Shiva temple. After worshiping, used to donate the Gold.

Manasakamana Nath Temple is the center of religion and spirituality for the people of not only Nathnagar but the entire region. Both Asin and Chaiti Durga Puja is held here. This famous temple of Shiva is visited by lakhs of people during Shiva Ratri and Sawan month. The marriage ceremony of the lagna is…

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कुप्पा घाट एवं गुफाएं, भागलपुर (Kuppa Ghat & Caves) – Bhagalpur

Introduction & History

Kuppa Ghat (Hindi: कुप्पाघाट) which signifies " A large number of Tunnels " is a place located on the banks of the holy river Ganges at Bhagalpur, Bihar, India. According to legends and mythology the great maharshi spent nearly ten years in the caves.

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तिलकामांझी की मूर्ति एवं पेड़, भागलपुर (Tilka Manjhi Statue & Tree) – Bhagalpur

Baba Tilka Manjhi is a national hero. Tilka Manjhi also popularly known as “Jabra Paharia”. He was first Santal leader who took up the arms and raised his voice against English fought with them in the 1784’s, around 100 years before Mangal Pandey. So no doubt he was first freedom fighter of India. He made this movement a mass movement and circulated message written on leaf of Sal that “We must be united.” . He rose in rebellion against the misrule of the East India Company and shot dead the first collector of Bhagalpur Augustus Cleveland with bow and arrow from the top of banyan tree.The British surrounded the Tilapore forest from which he operated but he and his men held them at bay for several weeks.

When he was finally caught in 1784, he was tied to the tail of a horse and dragged all the way to the collector’s residence at Bhagalpur. There, his lacerated body was hung from a same Banyan tree to show example for such deeds. A statue to the h…

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मखदूम दरिया दरगाह, भागलपुर (Dargah of Makhdum Shah)(Year 1615) – Bhagalpur

This is a very famous dargah in Bhagalpur. This dargah is situated i Barari area of Bhagalpur on the bank of river Ganga.

From back side of the dargah Ganga river and Ganga bridge can be seen. 

Its a very old dargah and said to be made in the year 1615. 

Every year there is Urs being celebrated here on a big scale. Many people come here everyday and specially on Thursday.

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भागलपुर संग्रहालय (Bhagalpur Museum)

Bhagalpur Museum is one of the most prestigious tourist attractions in the city of Bhagalpur. Located at Kachari Chowk, it is situated at a distance of mere 1. 8 km from Bhagalpur, besides Burha Nath temple. 

It was established on 11th November 1976 with assortment of artworks and archaeological leftovers. Artifacts belonging to different phases of history can be found here. A good number of them have been collected for this museum. 

Bhagalpur Museum houses artifacts dating as far as 6th and 7th Century. The galleries of museum also contains sculptures, art work anthology of manuscripts and more.Points of attractions in this museum are figurine of Buddha collected from Sultanganj & Sarnath, Statues of Ganesha collected from Mandar,Idols of Mahishasurmardini excavated  from Bank regine, Idols of Maa Durga excavated from the area where CMS School Bhagalpur is located & Yakshini collected from Shahkund.

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भगवानदास पुस्तकालय, भागलपुर (Bhagwandas Library) – Bhagalpur

It is situated in Nayabazar mohala .It has large collection of novels of Hindi and Bengali writers ,besides books of other subjects of interest.

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बूढ़ानाथ महादेव मंदिर, भागलपुर (Burhanath Mahadev Temple) – Bhagalpur

Burhanath Mandir is situated on the banks of the Uttarvahini Ganga in Jogsar Mohallah, Adampur, Bhagalpur. spread over three acres. Being one of the oldest temple in the region it witnesses influx of devotees throughout the year. 

It is adorned by statues dating back to 1937. According to the Shiva Purana, Baba Bal Vridheshwarnath or Budhanath is one of the 108 Nath in India. Also, this name has been stated in the first segment of the eighth segments of  Shiva Purana . The lingam of this place of worship is self-incarnated nevertheless as to when it come into being is still unknown. It is said that Lord Rama's guru, Vashishtha Muni prayed here. Idol of Ma Bhavani can be seen beside the Shivalinga. As per legend the idol of Ma Bhavani is actually that of Ma Chandi of Munger, that travelled from Munger through the Ganga river and banked near the Budhanath temple. One day the goddess came in the dreams of a man there on the premises. He found and placed her on the campus…

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भागलपुर के पर्यटन स्थल (Bhagalpur’s Tourist Places)

Bhagalpur CityVikramshila MuseumManaskamna Temple52 Kothri 53 DwarResidence of Ramdhari Singh Dinkar Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin SanctuaryUdhwa Lake Bird Sanctuary(Barharwa)Gurudwara Bari Sangat Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji ChowkiBurhanath Mahadev TempleMaharshi Mehi AshramKuppa Ghat & CavesDepartment Of Gandhian ThoughtSandish CompoundJai Prakash Narayan UdyanTomb of Ibrahim ShahThe Residence of Sharat Chandra ChattopadhyayaLala Lajpat Rai Park The Dargah (Tomb) of Ghuran Sah Pir BabaBhagwandas LibraryChrist Church Old CemeteryBhagalpur MuseumVikramshila Setu Vikramshila VishwavidyalaySanjay Gandhi Jaivik Udyan (Park)Rabindra Bhavan (Tillha Kothi) Ghanta Ghar (Clock Tower)Tomb of Shah ShujaColganj Rock Cut TemplesDargah of Hazrat Shahbaz (1502)Khanqah-i-Shahbazia (Mullachak)Moulana Chak MosqueDargah of Makhdum Shah (1615)Bhikanpur MosqueShajangi Hill-top DargahTilka Manjhi Statue & TreeVishahri Asthan…

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बटेश्वर स्थान मंदिर एवं गुफाएं, कहलगांव, भागलपुर (Bateshwar Sthan Temples & Caves) – Kahalgaon, Bhagalpur

Bateshwar Nath Temple - Bhadeshwar Nath Mandir is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is located atop a hillock near Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur, Bihar. The temple is around 7 km from Kahalgaon. One has to climb more than 100 rock cut uneven stairs to reach the shrine. Bateshwar Nath temple is on the banks of Ganga River. The place is highly auspicious because River Ganga flows northward here.

Atop the hill, one first has the sight of a huge murti of Nandi. There are eleven Shivlings in the shrine. Therefore the temple is also known as Ekadash Mahadev Baba Hadishwar.

The temple is unique for the presence of Goddess Parvati with Shiva. One of the Shivling is in Arhanarishwara form.

There are three caves atop the hill. The eleven Shivling are found in one of the caves.

The most auspicious period here is the Shravan month. Special rituals and pujas are held during the period.

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कोलगंज रॉक कट मंदिर,, भागलपुर (Colganj Rock Cut Temples) – Bhagalpur

The Golgong or Colganj rock cut Temples are one of the main tourist attractions of Bhagalpur. The rock cut carvings present on these temples date back to the Gupta Period. These carvings depict many Hindu, Jain and Buddhist deities. There are also several artistic etchings present at these temples that have been excavated from towns like Sultanganj and Kahalgaon of Bihar.

The origin of the Colganj Rock Cut Temples dates back to the Gupta period and is said to be built between the 5th and 7th centuries. It is a cave fort like temple. The temple is an epitome of the rock-cut sculpture which is an art where the artists produce structures by cutting out solid rocks. The temple is famous for its stone carvings, which represent the Hindu, Jain and Buddhist deities. The temple is also famous for its beautiful engravings that have been unearthed from Sultanganj and Kahalgaon. these artistic etchings leave the visitors in awe and belong to the period when King …

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घुरन शाह पीर बाबा दरगाह, भागलपुर (Ghuran Sah Pir Baba Dargah) – Bhagalpur

Dargah of Ghuran Sah Pir Baba located near the Kutchery Chowk, Katahalbari, Khanjarpur, SM College, is extremely popular among followers of various religions such as Muslims, Sikhs and Hindus. Every Friday, large numbers of people assemble here for the blessings of 'Peer Baba'.

The Dargah of Ghuran Peer Baba is a mazaar named after a peer who is said to be blessed with divine and sacred powers. People offer chadar to the mazaar and offer prayers to the revered peer.

This mazaar holds a special place in the heart of all the residents of the city regardless of their religion. The place is usually crowded but there is no rush. Everyone maintains their decorum amicably.

One must visit The Dargah of Ghuran Peer Baba to witness people from multiple faiths paying respects to The Ghuran peer at his mazaar. The dargah acts as a peace retreating centre and condones harmony among the people of all faiths visiting the Dargah. The Dargah exudes the aura of sacredness…

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महर्षि मेही आश्रम, भागलपुर (Maharshi Mehi Ashram) – Bhagalpur

Maharshi Mehi Ashram, Kuppaghat, Bhagalpur has, over the years, grown into a sacred pilgrimage for millions of followers of Santmat from India and abroad. The auspicious occasions of the birth anniversary of Maharshi Mehi Paramhans and Maharshi Santsevi Paramhans, the successor of Maharshi Mehi, who also made this Ashram his main camp and residence, and Guru Purnima the Ashram draw lakhs of devotees presenting a celebratory environment impregnated with piety.

Maharshi Mehi Ashram by the river side is an ideal place for general tourists as well who love to spend their evenings here. The ashram hides an old subterranean passage leading to various destinations. Kuppaghat is, thus,included among the "must see" places in Bhagalpur in all the guide atlases or maps.

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अंग पर्यटन – एक सिंहावलोकन

Area/City/Town Tourist Places Banka Durian , Indrabaran , Jesth Gaur math , Papharni Tank , Rupsa Bhagalpur Patharghatta Hill , Shahkund , Sultanganj , Champanagar, Vikramshila Munger International Yoga University , Munger Fort , Tomb of Pir Shah Nufa , Palace of Shah Suja , Tomb of Mulla Muhammad Said ,Kashtaharni Ghat , Chandi Asthan , Rock carving , Kharagpur Lake , Rameshwar Kund , Pir Pahar , Sita-Kund , Shringhrishi ,Rishikund , Ha-Ha Punch Kumari , Uren ( Buddhist Ruins , Foot print mark and rock inscriptions , Stupa ruins near the footprint mark , The rock carvings near the Stupa site , Buddhist Monastery site at northeastern foot of the hill ), Rajaona ,Bhaduria-bhur , Bhimbandh , Malnipahar , Deoghara&nb…
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विक्रमशिला गंगा डॉल्फिन अभयारण्य, भागलपुर (Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary) – Bhagalpur

Area : 50 km stretchLocation : BhagalpurBest Time to Visit : October and June.Speciality : Dolphin

Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary is located in Bhagalpur District of Bihar, India. The sanctuary is a 50 km stretch of the Ganges River from Sultanganj to Kahalgaon. Designated in 1991, it is the only protected area for the endangered Gangetic dolphins in Asia. Once found in abundance, only a few hundred remain, of which half are found here.

The Gangetic dolphins have been declared as the National Aquatic Animal of India. This decision was taken in the first meeting of the National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) chaired by Prime Minister Dr.Manmohan Singh on Monday, 5 October 2009.

The Bihar government took the decision in the wake of the killings of four of the Dolphin to appoint 20 dolphin ‘mitras’ in villages between Sultanganj and Kahalgaon to create awareness to save dolphins in the sanctuary. 

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भीमबंध वन्य अभयारण्य, मुंगेर (Bhimbandh Wild Sanctuary) – Munger

Area : 682 sq. km.Location : In Kharagpur subdivision of Munger District.Best Time to Visit : October and June.Speciality : Tiger, Panther, Wild Boar, Sambhar, Chittals and Nilgai.

This Sanctuary is close to Bhagalpur. It is another home to a variety of wildlife. Besides tiger, panther, wild boar, sambhar, chittals and nilgai, the forests here are famous for hot water springs which are said to contain traces of radio active

Bhimbandh is a village in the Kharagpur subdivision, within the Kharagpur police-station with an area of 4137 acres. It is situated about 12 miles south-west of Kharagpur and four miles north of Guddih. Close to the village are some hot springs, called Tatal-pani (Tapta-pani) with are by far the finest in the district. The District Gazetteer of Monghyr published in 1926 quoted Captain Sherwill “The first spring is situated about 300 yards to north of village immediately under a small detached Hill named Mahadeva, from whose base the water iss…

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विक्रमशिला विश्वविद्यालय के अवशेष (Ruins of Ancient Vikramshila University) – Bhagalpur

Ruins of Vikramshila University

Located 252 kms from Patna, in the district of Bhagalpur, is the site of an ancient University, Vikramshila. The university was founded by king Dharmpala, in late 8th century AD.

44 Kms east of Bhagalpur, the remains of the Vikramshila University, the medieval centre to the conservation and propagation of Buddhist education, is still a visual delight for visitors.The institution covers an approximate area of four square kilometers, spread across two villages -Bateshwar Sthan (Pather Ghatta) and Antichak.

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भागलपुर (Bhagalpur – The Silk City)


Bhagalpur (STD Code: 0641), a town of historical importance in the state of Bihar in the eastern part of India is situated on the southern bank of the Ganga river. Situated 220 KM east of state capital Patna and 410 KM north west of Calcutta.  25.07°N - 25.30°N latitude and between 86.37°E - 87.30°E longitude. 

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भागलपुर रेल टाइम टेबल (Bhagalpur Railway Time Table)

TOWARDS SULTANGANJ, JAMALPUR, KIUL NUMBER TRAIN NAME FROM TO ARRIVAL DEPARTURE DAYS VIA 13415 Exp Malda Town Patna 00.21 00.26 1,4,6 Kiul 15620 Exp Kamakhya Gaya 00.21 00.26 2 Nawadah 13023 Exp Howrah Gaya 04.15 04.30 Daily Nawadah 13401 Intercity Exp Bhagalpur Danapur - 05.35 Ex 7 Patna 13071 Exp Howrah Jamalpur 05.40 05.55 Daily Sultanganj 13119 Exp Sealdah Delhi 06.36 06.51 1,5 Varanasi 13133 Exp Sealdah Varanasi 06.36 06.51 2,3,4,6,7 Patna 14055 Bramhaputra Mail Dibrugarh Delhi 07.25 07.37 Daily Allahabad 15648 Exp Guwahati Mumbai LTT 08.00 08.15 3 Mughal Sarai 12335 SF Bhagalpur Mumbai LTT - 09.00 2,5,7 Mughal Sarai 19048 Exp Bhagalpur Surat - 09.15 1,4 Mughal Sarai 13241 Exp Banka Rajendranagar Ter 09.30 09.35 Ex 7 Jamalpur 53431 Pass Sahibganj Jamalpur 09.45 09.50 Daily Sultanganj 13409 Intercity Exp Malda Town Jamalpur 09.45 09.50 Daily Sultanganj 12367 Vikramshila SF Bhagalpur Anand Vihar Ter - 11.15 Daily Patna 53429 Pass Bhagalpur…
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