Budhanath Temple in Bhagalpur – Information About Baba Budhanath Mandir at Bhagalpur in Bihar

Baba Budhanath Mandir is located on the banks of Uttarvahini Ganga River at Bhagalpur in Bihar. Budhanath Temple is one of the nath temples in India. It is believed that the Shivling worshiped here is Swayambhu and was consecrated by Sage Vasishta during the Satya Yuga.

The Shivling is mentioned in the Shiva Purana as Baba Bal Vridheshwarnath.

The Shivling remained underground until Mahant Balwanand Giri discovered it around 200 years ago.

The temple also has murtis of Ganesha, Goddess Parvati, Nandi, Radha Krishna and Ma Bhavani. Ma Bhavani has a special temple in the complex and many believe that she is Ma Chandi of Munger who arrived here through the river.

Tuesday and Saturday are special days in a week here. Goats are sacrificed on the days.

Rudrabhishek and special Aarti are performed in the shrine during Shravan month. The temple attracts more than a million devotees during the month.