Gorakhnath Temple is one of the imperative Hindu sanctums situated in Katihar. This authentic sanctuary is devoted to Lord Shiva. It is trusted that this sanctuary had been assembled quite a while back. The icon of Lord Shiva, who is otherwise called Gorakhnath Mahadev, is wonderfully decorated with blooms and adornments inside the sanctuary. Shivlinga is the focal of fascination here. Shaivites visit this place on the event of Maha Shivratri to praise it.
The nearest commercial airport is located at Bagdogra (160 km) near Siliguri (West Bengal).
The nearest railway station is Katihar Junction Railway Station.
Auto rickshaws and regular bus services are offered by BSRTC from all parts of Katihar to Gorakhnath Mandir.
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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.
Morning 6 AM to Evening 9 PM.