Gorakhnath Temple is also know as Gorakhnath Math, a hindu temple dedicated Lord Shiva. Gorakhnath Temple is located in the Gorakhpur district, Uttar Pradesh ,India. The famous festival of the temple is Maha Sakranti. The name Gorakhnath was devined from the maha saint “Gorakhnath”, a yogi who travelled across the india. The famous Nath tradition in the temple was found by guru Matsyendranath. Basically this math is located in the centre of Gorakhnath.
The Gorakhnath Temple region comprises the many districts across the area the temple relies such as Maharajganj, Kushinagar, Basti, Deoria, Azamgarh, and many areas of Napal. These areas are also known as the Gorakhpur janapad in their culture, which as the specific name in hindu as Vedic culture.
Gorakhpur Temple was a part of the Kosala Kingdom. This temple is one of the sixteen Mahajanapadas over the country in the 6th century BC. The solar dynasty of the Kshatriyas, who were ruling the entire dynasty including the God Rama in Ramayana.