Jaleshwor Nath Shiva Temple

Jaleshwor Nath Shiva Temple

This temple lies in the Jaleshwor Municipality of Mahottari, 5 km northwest of Nepal-India border Bithamore, Jaleshwor Nath Mahadev temple, a unique Mahadev Temple where Shivling is below water. A small religious pond is on the west of this temple, it is believed that this pond is linked with the underwater Shivling of this temple. Every day high number of pilgrims visit this temple and during Naha Shivaratri, this temple is filled with pilgrims. The temple is about 18 km from Janakpurdham. Shivling in this temple is 20 meters below the surface,
underwater. It is one of the ancient Shiv Mandirs among the 4 around Janakpurdham. This temple was built by shah dynasty king Girwan Yuddha Bikram Shah in BS. 1867.