Temples in Patna
Maa Patan Devi
Maa Patan Devi is one of the oldest sacred temples of Patna. it is regarded as one of the 51 Siddh Shakti pithas in India. The name of the city Patna is believed to have been derived from the name of the Patan Devi Temple. The Temple is far away from Patna Railway Station.According to Puranic legends, the 'right thigh' of the corpse of Devi Sati had fallen here when it was chopped off by Lord Vishnu with his 'Sudarshan Chakra'. The ancient temple, originally called Maa Sarvanand Kari Patneshwari, is believed to be the abode of the goddess Durga.
Mahavir Mandir, Patna one of the holiest Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Hanuman, located in Patna, Bihar, India. Millions of pilgrims visit the temple every year.This temple gained popularity in 1947 with large number of Hindu refugees coming to Patna after the partition of India. Subsequently, temple was rebuilt as a concrete house at same time. Even this was broken down in 1987 to make a huge marble temple. The idol of Sankat-Mochan stands in it.
Patna is the capital of the state of Bihar situated on the southern bank of the holy Ganga river. Maa Patan Devi, Mahavir Mandir and Jalmandir Temple are famous pilgrimage sites and are visited by many devotees and there are many other festivals like Shri Ram Navami, Janaki Navami, Hanuman Jayanti and Durga Puja. All these festivals are celebrated with great enthusiasm by the devotees. To Know more about the Patna temples go through Yaytradham.org.