The deity of God Shiva is worshipped at the Baba Nageshwar Nath Temple located at Sitamarhi in Bihar. The temple is quiet famous as it is believed by the devotees that God Shiva appeared as Nageshwar Nath Mahadev in this region. Thousands of tourists, devotees and pilgrims visit this temple during the year and especially on Mahashivratri.
How to Reach Sitamarhi
The Jaiprakash Narayan International Airport is located in Patna and almost 139kms away from the temple. The Gaya International Airport is another airport which is only 236kms away from the temple.
The devotees can arrive at the Sitamarhi Railway Station which is located on the East Central Railways Raxaul-Darbhanga rail-route and is about 2kms away from the Janaki Temple. The devotees can take the trains Sitamahal Express or Gandak Express to reach the city. The Raxaul Junction Railway Station and Darbhanga Railwat Station are also near Sitamahal.
Frequent road transport is available for the devotees as the city roads are connected to all the major cities located in Bihar.
Baba Nageshwar Nath Temple
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.
The temple is open from 6AM to 9PM.