Janakpur, one of the important pilgrimage site and also the ancient capital of Mithila. It is located about 135KM south-east from capital of the country at Dhanusha District. It is also popular with the name Janakpurdham which was discovered in the early 18th century.
The holy Janakpur Birth Place of Sita holds high significance religious value among hindu devotees.
The beautiful city Janakpur is the center for both cultural tourism and religious belief. Janakpur is a popular destination for holy route. It is famous in the name “The Birthplace of Sita“, wife of Lord Ram and daughter of King Janak.
Explore more about Janakpur Birth Place of Sita.
The religious place Janakpur has been mentioned in the Ramayan as the birthplace of Sita. The major attraction of this city is Janaki Mandir dedicated to Sita, also known as Janaki.
The temple is located in the center of the town which has statue of Lord Ram, Sita and Ram’s brothers Lakshman, Bharat and Shatruhan.
The temple is opened for everyone including non-Hindus. It is said and believed that Lord Ram and Sita met in Janakpur. Eventually got married in Bibhaha Mandap that lies next to the Janaki Mandir. How sita got married to ram has a whole different level of story to unfold.
The sawamvar that king Janak held during his regime has some freaking facts that every hindu devotees know. There is a different section of the story about Ram who happen to be a reincarnation of lord bishnu as a normal human.
It has been explained and recited very well in Ramayan. The mystical appearance of sita mata on king janak’s farming field. Raising her up and eventually getting married to ram via sawamvar. It was already decided and predicted.
Even today bibhaha mandap is a very popular wedding destination. You ask why? because it is a holy place and is believed that the marriage will last forever, since Lord Ram and Sita got married here.