Ajgaivinath Shiva temple

Sultanganj Shravani Mela 2013 : Shravani Mela is the most celebrated 30 day festival in sultanganj (Bihar) to Deoghar Badiyanath temples of Jharkhand. In 2013, Shravani Mela begins on July 23 and ends on August 20.

Current Event :
Mahashiv Ratri - 10 Mar 2013
Ram Navmi - 20 Apr 2013
Guru Purnima - 22 July 2013

Bhagalpur Manjusha Art

Manjushas is a temple-shaped boxes, made of straw, jute, bamboo and paper. According to legend, Manjusha art traces its origin to the story-Bihula Vishahri or Mansha, once popular in the Anga Pradesh and found also in altered form in West Bengal. The paintings are mainly in connection with the offer Bishara, held usually in August, to propitiate the snake gods. How Bihula ship was decorated with a character named Lahsan Mali, which the art was limited to the Mali or gardener caste. Like Madhubanis Manjushas image and reflection of folklore, poetry, and greater cultural awareness in the region.

Manjusha Art Manjushas is considered by many as a modern art because of its shape and abstract topics. Therefore, the art lover whodiscovered to the outside world, WG Archer, ICS officer who has worked in various parts of Bihar, 31 '48, and among which, in comparison with the works of Picasso and Jackson Pollock. Archer, in fact, led some of these images on OfficeLibrary India in London as part of a collection Archer.

Manjusha or the border lining the work is often criticized as simply a "ceremonial" part of the picture, but it is what is odlišuje.Chrám shaped structure with eight columns, which often swirling snakes depicting the central character Bihula story about love and sacrifice.

Manjushas, so they were often referred to as "images of snakes" from the West, including Archer. Other themes that figure in these paintings are drawn from nature, whether the sun, moon, fish, sandalwood and bamboo, each of which has its own meaning in folklore. Unlike Madhubani painting Manjushas are only three colors-red, yellow and green - on a black background. According to legend, Manjusha art traces its origin to the story-Bihula Vishahri or Mansha, once popular in the Anga Pradesh and found also in altered form in West Bengal.The paintings are mainly produced in connection with the offer Bishara, held usually in August propitiate the gods snake. How Bihula ship was decorated with a character named Lahsan Mali, which the art was limited to the Mali or gardener caste.