Brahmayoni Hill

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The hill is located in Maranpur , to the south of Gaya around 1.5 km away from Vishnupad Temple. There is a natural fissure on top of the hill which is believed to represent the female energy component of Lord Brahma. The hill derives its name from this. There is a small temple on the hill which has a five-headed deity as the presiding form which is worshiped as Brahmayoni (female energy of Brahma).

Brahmayoni Hill
Brahmayoni Hill

This Mountain is not only religious but adventurous too. Brahmayoni Hill is about 450 feet high and has approximately 423 stone made stapes. Pilgrims are allowed to visit the place till 5 pm.


Brahmayoni Hill
Brahmayoni Hill


There is a cave which is having entrance in one side and exit in the other side. One side is called Brahmayoni and the other side is called Matriyoni. It is believed that if someone goes through this cave he or she will not rebirth (the process of being reincarnated or born again) again.


Brahmayoni Hill
Brahmayoni Hill

At the top of Hill you will find a small Lord Brahma Temple, Sabitri Temple, Swaraswati Temple and looking whole city from the mountain is absolute pleasing. There is a Vat (Banyan) tree where lord Bharmha have done meditation.


Brahmayoni Hill
Brahmayoni Hill

Brahmayoni hill is where Buddha preached the Fire Sermon (Adittapariyaya Sutta) and enlightened thousand former fire-worshipping ascetics.



Brahmayoni Hill
Brahmayoni Hill

Devotees visit this temple for the removal of forefathers' sins liberation from ancestral sins freedom from parental curses.


Brahmayoni Hill
Brahmayoni Hill

On the way to Brahmayoni from Vishnupad Temple you can see Mangal Gouri, Markandeshwar Mahadeb, Baitarani, Brahma Sarovar, Gou-Prachar, Gadalol and Akshay Bat. You can also visit Goswami Vijaykrishna Temple on the top of Akash Ganga Hill.

Brahmayoni Hill
Brahmayoni Hill


Brahmayoni Hill
Brahmayoni Hill


Brahmayoni Hill
Brahmayoni Hill


Brahmayoni Hill
Brahmayoni Hill


Brahmayoni Hill
Brahmayoni Hill


Brahmayoni Hill
Brahmayoni Hill


Brahmayoni Hill
Brahmayoni Hill


Brahmayoni Hill
Brahmayoni Hill