Barahakshetra is located at ward no-1 of Barahakshetra V.D.C, Sunsari district within the Japanese Growth Area of Nepal. It’s practically 8km north from the Chatara township. Baraha Kshetra lies within the confluence of river Saptakoshi and Koka. This convergence of Koka and Saptakoshi referred to as Kaushiki Dovan has at all times been an important non secular web site. Within the quick neighborhood of Baraha Kshetra lies Dhankuta in the direction of north, Dauda and Chatara in the direction of south, Maina-Maina VDC in the direction of west and Surya kunda and Bishnu Paduka situated to the east .
Delineation of geographical protection of the Barahakshetra is completely different in numerous literatures. In line with Baraha Puran the geographical space of the Barahakshetra covers Ram Dhuni, Bishnu Paduka, Pindeswar and Chatara. As an administrative boundary, Barahakshetra covers from Pachanal to Koka and as much as confluence of Koshi . Barahakshetra extends upto Chhintang Devi temple to the north.
Barahakshetra is accessible by vehicular highway. Distance from Dharan to Chatara is 16 km. Barahakshetra temple particularly is eight kilometer away from Chatara.
There are three main entry factors to Barahakshetra. First, from the east, Kakarbhitta is the entry level. There are a lot of non secular locations encountered en route. Biratnagar and Janakpur to the south and west are the locations from the place Indian pilgrims enter to go to Barahakshetra.
‘Koka Mukh Tirtha’ is talked about in ‘Mahabharat’, believed to have been written throughout 1200 A.D. Thus, Barahakshetra stands out as the oldest ‘Tirth’ (Holy place). This suggests that for over 3200 years, pilgrims have been visiting Barahakshetra for taking holy dip from India and inside the nation. In the long term, individuals began forgetting the identify ‘Koka Mukh’ as Barahakshetra acquired fashionable.
The Kirant Dynasty noticed this space as a extremely non secular place, sixth Kirant King Jete-dastee began ‘Kartik’ and ‘Makar Mela’ right here and established Guthi to run the power. The primary temple complicated was rehabilitate in 1710 BS. King Vijaya Sen (1641-66) additionally established a Guthi.
Baraha Kshetra is taken into account as one of many religiously very revered websites in Nepal. As per the Hindu mythology and Hindu non secular perception out of the 4 predominant ‘Kshetra’s’ (Holy locations), Harihar and Kuru-Kshetra lie in India and the opposite two i.e., Mukti- Kshetra, Baraha Kshetra lie in Nepal. Mukti-Kshetra located in mid-western part past Himalaya close to the township Jomsom within the district of Mustang of Nepal has already been established as prime non secular and Vacationer Vacation spot.
One of many tourism vacation spot we compiled in 2003…from the archive of our non secular vacation spot initiatives submitted to Nepal tourism Board .
This 3d animation tries to depict the encompassing of that space to a really massive extent.