Janakpur Temple

Janakpur Temple

The oldest temple in Janakpur is Sri Ram Temple by the Gurkhali soldier Amar Singh Thapa..

Janakpur is withal kenned as city of 52 kunda & 72 kuti. The two most consequential, Dhanush Sagar and Ganga Sagar, are near to the city center. The evening aarti at Ganga Sagar is most fascinating to the pilgrims. Hence, this place has religious connotations. In fact, these were built by King Janak who anticipated the advent of Gods after the holy espousement of Rama and Sita.

Ramanand Gate is popular as Asia’s largest gate located at Ramanand Chowk because it is huge in size.

Most noteworthy, major religious celebrations include the major Hindu festivals such as Dipawali, and Vijayadashami. It is followed by spectacular Chhath (sun worship) six days after Dipawali. Furthermore ,people here have been velebrating both the festivals Dipawali and Chhath with a carnival-like atmosphere. Therefore, the locals are proud as they have been celebrating these festivals.

On the full moon day of February/March afore the festival of Holi, a one-day Parikrama (circumambulation) of the city. Similarly, many people offer prostrated obeisance’s along the entire eight km route. Furthermore, two other festivals accolade Rama and Sita: Rama Navami, the day of inchoation of Lord Rama.Finally the Vivah Panchami or Vivah festival re-enacts the wedding of Rama and Sita at the famous Vivah Mandap temple on the fifth day of the waxing moon in November or early December (after Kartik Purnima),where Rama broke the bow of Shiva.