Fast Facts :
Location : Sonepur, Saran District, Bihar, India.
Known For : Its fair
Held : Karthik Purnima
Hariharnath temple, Bihar is situated at Saran District’s Sonepur .The place of worship is very popular amongst the localites and the one who stays away from this place.
Hariharnath temple, Bihar is famous for the Sonepur mela, which is celebrated on the eve of Karthik Purnima. The Full Moon Day is said to be extremely sanctified and any kind of desire prayer offered on the particular eve is forever fulfilled.
Kartik Purnima is celebrated with great pomp, gaieties in the Hariharnath Temple.Melas are held, and the atmosphere becomes festive and colorful. The worshippers congregate here to adore the divinity. They constantly keep abstaining from food and leave it merely after they finish their Puja or adoration of the Almighty.
After the Puja gets over, the big feasts plunges out in the form of fruits and other items of the Prasad(offering made to the almighty).One of the unique feature which is quite surprising is that the Prasad of the offerings never gets over which adds a major attraction amongst the worshippers. This fiesta at Hariharnath temple, Bihar is visited by many pilgrims.
The utmost numbers of public gather over here on the eve of Kartik Purnima primarily to take shower in the holy river. In the upcoming days, the Sonepur village takes a completely diverse look. This gaze though lasts for month or more than that.