About Mundeshwari Temple

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The Mundeshwari Devi Temple (also spelled as Mundesvari) is located at Kaura in Kaimur district in the state of Bihar, India on the Mundeshwari Hills. It is an ancient temple dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva and Shakti and is considered one of the oldest Hindu temples in India. It is also considered as the oldest functional Hindu temple of India.

The information plaque erected by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) at the site indicates the dating of the temple to 119 CE. Hindu inscriptions dated 119 CE were found in the temple. The temple is a protected monument under ASI since 1915.

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Rohtās, Bihar, India, 821101

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