Budhiya Mai Mandir : Gorakhpur
Budhia Mai Temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga. This Kushmahi is located in the dense forests of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is about 8 km from Gorakhpur railway station. The temple was on the edge of the pond. The name of the temple is named after the Buddhiya Budhia Mai, who had built it. The pond is in the middle of the old and new temple, which makes the place very beautiful.
There is a statue of Goddess Durga in the sanctum sanctorum or sanctuary. She is seen wearing a bright red churni and a small mirror, who is wearing white sari on her left side. During Navaratri, a large number of devotees entered the temple, did not take care of its small size. The food is cooked in the premises and the deity is offered and then eaten as a prasad. Instead of offering red chunari white chunks, it is specially offered to the Goddess.
How to reach Budhia Mai?
Buddhiya Mai Temple is located in Kusimanagar / Kasia Road, only 1 km from Kusumi Forest (Airport). It is 9 km from Gorakhpur Railway Station. Kusumahi forest spreads on both sides of the 5-kilometer long national highway.
The University can hold a shared auto from the Circle (University Square), which is just 500 meters from Gorakhpur railway station and just 200 meters from the railway bus stand. On the university crossroads, one can ask for a shared auto, which will take 30 minutes to 45 minutes depending on the road jams on two or three points.
Vehicles can be reserved only from the Gorakhpur railway station.
Shared auto will leave you on the main highway, inside the jungle. From here, will leave a highway and within 10 minutes walk to the jungles. The reserved auto will save you time of walking and leave you up to the temple.
Ideal time to visit Bhodhia Mai Temple, Gorakhpur
In the whole year, between 6:00 to 7:00 a.m. on any day you can visit this temple.