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Deo Sun Temple in Aurangabad in Bihar India

The Sun Temple at Aurangabad in Bihar is unique as it faces west and it is located at Deo or Dev around twenty two km from Aurangabad. Sun temple at the place called Deo (means god) in Aurangabad district in Bihar is famous for its antiquity, style and the crowd it pulls during Chhath festival during Oct-Nov every year.


Location : Aurangabad Bihar India
Address : Sun Temple,Deo,Aurangabad,Bihar
Pin code: 824202
Built In: 8th Centuary
Built By : Chandravanshi King Bhairavendra Singh
Entry : Free
Dedicated to: Sun God
Signification: one of the best temple Photography : inside not ,out side allow
Festival : Chhath Puja
Temple Timing: Morning 6 AM to Evening 9 PM.
Best time to visit: Oct to Feb
Visiting timing : 1 hour
Festival : Chhath Pooja
How to Reach by Air : The nearest airport is at Aurangabad airport is the nearest airport.
How to reach By Rail : The nearest railway station is Aurangabad Junction.
How to reach By Bus or Road: There are many public and private vehicles available to reach here.

More information of  Deo Sun Temple at Aurangabad

This temple faces west which is a unique feature for any sun temple as the usual tradition of sun temples is to face east, towards the rising sun. The temple is very old and very well built. It is a mix of nagara art of design and other contemporary art of designs. This temple is considered very auspicious to visit on the festival of Chatth puja / Adra Nakshatra tithi on Sundays. Presently there are three idols (Vishnu, Surya and Avalokitesawara) at the sanctum which are not the original presiding deity. 


The structure of the temple follows the Nagar style of architecture prevalent in North India and is simple.The presiding deity here is known as the Thrikal Surya – the forms of Brahma, Shiva and Vishnu. The Brahma depicts the rising sun,The Shiva the mid-day sun and The Vishnu represents the setting sun.

 Legends Deo Sun Temple at Aurangabad

 

According to legend, originally the temple faced east. At the invasion of Kala Pahar, he attempted to destroy it. But, the priests stopped him by saying that misfortune would befall him, if the temple was destroyed. Kala Pahar then challenged the priests that the temple should turn west if it was so miraculous. Next sunrise, the temple had miraculously turned facing west. The presiding deity here is known as the Thrikal Surya – the forms of Brahma, Shiva and Vishnu. The Brahma depicts the rising sun, The Shiva the mid-day sun and The Vishnu represents the setting sun.

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