Interestingly, the linga faces west that is towards the setting sun. Usually the idols in the temple face east towards the rising sun. This is the usual procedure according to the Vastu Shastra. The linga remained broken for several hundred years due to a roof collapse, which happened during the construction of the temple. Recently, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) had restored to linga to its original glory.
The surrounding of the unfinished temple is strewn with huge boulders and many of them have intricate carvings. Archaeologists have come up with several theories regarding the incomplete construction. But the temple even in its incomplete state is magnificent.
Presently, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is involved in a major conservation effort of the
Bhojpur is located around 28 km southeast of