उच्चेश्वरनाथ मंदिर, मुंगेर (Ucheswar Nath Temple – Munger

The Ucheswar Nath temple is situated in Munger district. This temple is mainly used for the tribal marriage. 

Ucheshwarnath Temple is located in the Kharagpur region and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is a famous place where Lord Shiva is worshiped. This place holds special significance for the Santhal tribe living here as a folk fair is held here in which Santhal boys and girls are married according to the tribal tradition.

No one has any clear information about who and when this temple was established. But this temple is unique with its natural beauty. People climb the iron ladder till the temple. A three-day fair is held here on Shivratri. It is believed that during the Mahabharata period, when the Pandavas were on their exile, they stayed here with Kunti for several days. Then Arjuna did severe penance for Uchcheshwar Nath, being pleased, Uchcheshwar Nath gave Arjuna a bow, from which he was called an archer.

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