Somnath Temple is a very famous Hindu Temple- dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is situated at Kailashpuri in Deoria and known for its splendid architecture. On Mondays, Lord Shiva is being worshipped along with his better- half Goddess Parvati and Shivlinga inside the main abode. People visit this temple to seek blessings for better life and mental peace. Lord Ganesha is also worshipped in the temple premises.
Almost all the festivals are celebrated with a
set of rituals in this temple. The festival of Shivratri is observed at grand
scale with a great devotion and fervour. The atmosphere of the temple provides
peace to mind and heart of the devotees and the toursits. This illustrious
pilgrim lmage centre also arranges a fifteen days fair at the time of
Mahashivratri Parva every year. A fest (fair) has been organised by the local
devotees and the organisers to celebrate this big festival annually. Devotees
observe fast on this night and do not eat anything till night and offer fruits,
flowers and bel leaves on Shiva Linga. People believe that on this holy day
Lord Shiva was married to Parvati Maa.