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Gorakhnath temple, Gorakhpur



Gorakhnath temple, Gorakhpur



Gorakhnath, a revered figure in Hinduism, is associated with the Nath tradition and is considered both a historical figure and a great saint. The Gorakhnath temple dedicated to him holds immense importance in the spiritual landscape of India. Gorakhnath is often regarded as an influential yogi, mystic, and teacher who played an important role in the development of Hatha Yoga. He is considered one of the Mahasiddhas, an adept yogis with extraordinary spiritual powers. The Nath tradition, to which Gorakhnath belongs, emphasizes yoga, meditation, and the attainment of spiritual knowledge. Gorakhnath Temple, located in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, serves as a center for Nath Yogis. Devotees come to the temple to seek spiritual guidance, healing, and blessings. Gorakhnath's teachings include many practices aimed at achieving self-realization and union with the divine. Gorakhnath Temple is not only a place of worship but also a center of various cultural and social activities. Gorakhnath Math, an institution associated with the temple, is involved in educational and charitable efforts.

Mythological history: 

Guru Gorakhnath or Gorakshanath is considered to be the first Guru of the first century. Guru Gorakhnath or Gorakshanath It is believed that Guru Gorakhnath had toured the whole of India and had also composed many texts. He is considered the first Guru of the 10th century to commemorate this, a temple of Shri Gorakhnath Ji has been built. Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh is named after Shri Gorakhnath ji. The name of Gorakhnath ji's disciple was Bhaironath. And it is said that Bhairon Nath was saved by Mother Vaishno Devi.

The temple complex of Guru Gorakhnath ji is spread over 52 acres. Inside the temple, apart from the marble statue of Gorakshanath, Charan Paduka, there is a temple of Lord Ganesha, temples of Maa Kali, Kaal Bhairav, and Shitala Mata. The glory of Guru Gorakhnath is famous not only in Uttar Pradesh but in the entire nation of India.

Gorakhnath was whose incarnation: Guru Gorakhnath was a Yoga Siddha Yogi, the "Hatha Yoga" tradition was started by him. Guru Gorakhnath Ji is considered to be an incarnation of Lord Shiva and is known as the Mahayogi of ancient India.  Gorakhnath is also said to be the mental son of Guru Matsyendranath. He is considered one of the most influential founders of the Nath Hindu monastic movement in India.

What is the secret of the Gorakhnath temple: It is believed that the unbroken flame lit by Gorakhnath ji in the temple has been burning unbroken since Tretayug till today despite many storms. This light is a symbol of spiritual knowledge, integrity, and unity.

How was the Nath sect established: Today the Nath sect is spread all over the country. It was through Guru Gorakhnath that this sect was dispersed and the Yoga Vidyas of this sect were united. Two facts were given a main place in the Nath sect Of which "Jogi" and "Yogi" are the main ones and these are two sides of the same coin. A yogi which means ascetic life. The person who lives an ascetic life will be called a "Jogi".And second is "Yogi" which means living a household life while doing spiritual practice. The person who lives a household life while doing spiritual practice according to the Nath sect will be called a "Yogi".

How to worship Guru Gorakhnath ji: 

Devotees should worship Gorakhnath ji every day by going to the temple or by installing the idol of Gorakhnath ji at home chant 1 rosary every day with the mantra "Om Gorakhnath Namo Namah" for 90 days And chant the mantra of Gorakhnath ji 21 times.Also, read the famous Shabar Mantra of Guru Gorakhnath Ji "Om Shiva Guru Gorakhnath Namah" By doing this you will receive the blessings of Guru Gorakhnath Ji. By reciting the mantra, all the problems will be eliminated from a person's life and he will attain happiness. You will also get relief from all diseases, sufferings, and difficulties.

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