Gorakhpur takes its name from Gorakhnath, who was a saint and travelled widely across India and authored a number of texts that form a part of the canon of Nath Sampradaya. The Gorakhnath Math is a temple of the Nath monastic group of the Nath tradition. The Nath tradition was founded by guru Matsyendranath. This math is situated in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh within a large premises. The temple performs various cultural and social activities and serves as the cultural hub of the city.
A shrine called Gorakhnath Mandir was built in his honour at the location. The musical Light and Sound Show in the evening is the main attraction these days.
How to Reach:
Gorakhnath Temple is 4.5 kms away from the Gorakhpur Railway Station. Local transport, auto, ,OLA, Taxi are easily available from railway station.