The district Gorakhpur takes its name and fame from renowned, ascetic saint ‘Gorakshnath’, an eminent profounder of ‘Nath Sampradaya’. A famous shrine ‘Gorakhnath’ was built where he practised austerities. Gorakhpur has its own cultural and historical importance. Gorakhpur has been the birth place of firaq Gorakhpuri, workplace of writer Munshi Premchand and mystic poet Kabir Das. view more..