Part of Shiva Dhanush
Part of Shiva Dhanush

It is one among various religious places of madhesh. It is believed that a part of Shiva Dhanusha (Bow of God Shiva) that was broken by Rama during Sita’s swayamvara, is housed. Now there is temple around the remaining of bow and visited by Hindu devotees from all over the world. That’s why it is named Dhanushadham. Every year there is a festival on the occasion of Makar Sakranti and devotee offers prayer to the Dhanusha temple. The place is 18 km from Janakpur and there is concrete road connecting Dhanushadham to Janakpur. It can be reached by car, motorbike, bus and so on. The travel by bus takes 45 minutes from Janakpur.

Main Entrance
Main Entrance

Places and temples around Dhanusha Dham main temple

Ram-Janaki Mandir at Dhanushadham
Ram-Janaki Mandir at Dhanushadham
Forest near Dhanusha Dham Temple
Forest near Dhanusha Dham Temple
Parshuram Taalaab (Pond) near Dhanush Mandir
Parshuram Taalaab (Pond) near Dhanush Mandir
Bell at the main entrance of Dhanush mandir
Bell at the main entrance of Dhanush mandir
Inside of ram janaki temple at Dhanusha Dham
Inside of ram janaki temple at Dhanusha Dham
Inside of Ram Janaki temple at Dhanusha Dham
Inside of Ram Janaki temple at Dhanusha Dham
Ganesh Temple at Dhanusha Dham
Ganesh Temple at Dhanusha Dham
Part of Shiv Dhanush
Part of Shiv Dhanush
Main Entrance
Main Entrance