(Last Updated on : 18-03-2016)
Surya Temple is an ancient and popular temple attraction of Nalanda
situated near the Nalanda University. This temple is actually located 75 kms away from Patna
in Nalanda district
. It is a famed Hindu temple
that is of several centuries old and is a popular attraction in Nalanda. The temple is also known as Surajpur Baragaon. This temple is dedicated to the Sun God
and the sun worship is called the Chhath Puja
that is held here twice every year in Chaitya
months of Hindu calendar.
The Sun temple is a famous tourist attraction in Nalanda. It has flourished with exceptional architecture that is simply alluring. With the finest stones, it can draw the attention of anyone in this world. It is believed that one who put his feet into this temple; would never go back with empty hand.
Deity of Surya Temple
Surya Temple comprises idols of many Hindu gods
combined with some of the Buddhist deities. The main attraction at this temple is the 5 feet high idol of Goddess Parvati
This article is a stub. You can enrich by adding more information to it. Send your Write Up to email@example.com