Thursday, April 17, 2008

Ajgaivinath Temple | Ajgaibinath Temple

Situated at Sultanganj in Bhagalpur District, Ajgaivinath temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is believed that the deity of the temple is Swayambhu. The temple is constructed on a rock and has a series of excellent rock sculptures and inscriptions. The sculpture dates back to the Pala period. The splashing waters of the Ganga sanctify the area.

Sultanganj has a railway station on the loop-line of the Eastern
Railway running from Kolkata to Kiul. It is also served by road connecting Bhagalpur with Monghyr and Patna.