Located on a large rock in the middle of the river Kosi, it is one of the most famous temples in Ramnagar.
Garjia Temple is a famous temple of mother goddess Garjia Devi and one of the famous Shakti Peeths of India. Situated on the suburbs of the Garjia Village on a huge rock in the river Kosi, the temple is at a distance of 14kms away from Ramnagar.
There are many interesting facts, stories and beliefs according to the locals of the village like ‘Garjia’ is another name for goddess Parvati – daughter of Himavat, the king of the mountains.
Some of the locals also say that a devotee of Lord Shiva asked Garjia – his sister, to marry Kosi and reside there to control the over flooded river Kosi. Girjia being one of the representations of goddess Parvati, enthroned the entire place with her existence and since then the river has not flooded.
Kartik Poornima – the festival of lights of gods is celebrated here with full devotion. The place is lit with diyas which gives a beautiful view over the river.