This temple is located on the summit of Piwara hill, with a height of about 600 feet
According to archaeologists British travelers R. N. Martin, Francis Buchanan, and Block visited this temple between 1812 and 1904. The inscription made on this temple is of the middle of 389 AD indicating its ancestry. The stone carvings of the Maa Bhavani temple are of the Gupta period. it’s an octagonal temple made from stone. within the Eastern section of this temple, the grand and ancient idol of the goddess Mundeshwari is the center of the most attraction. The mother is within the sort of Vaarahi, whose vehicle is Mahish. There are four entrances to the temple, during which one has been closed and one-half open.
Panchmukhi Shivaling is installed within the central part of this temple. the color of the stone This Panchmukhi Shivling has been constructed with a special stone that changes its color alongside the position of the sun and stone. The statue of Vishal Nandi is on the side of the entrance. the individuality of this temple is in animal (goat) sacrifice. Here the goat is sacrificed but it’s not slaughtered. this sort of sacrifice is nowhere else.
Mundeshwari Temple History
The Mundeshwari Temple, or Mundesvari Temple, is the oldest functioning temple in the world. This temple is found at Kaura of Kaimur district in Bihar. The temple is devoted to Lord Shiva and Shakti. The temple was inbuilt 3-4 BC with the presiding deity as Narayana (Vishnu).
Mundeshwari Devi Temple Timings
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