Shravasti District is one of the districts of the Uttar Pradesh state of India and Bhinga town is district headquarter.Shravasti district is a part of Devipatan Division. Shravasti shares its border with district Balrampur,Gonda and Bahraich.Bhinga, the District Headquarter of Shravasti, is approximately 175 kilometres away from approximately the state capital, Lucknow. Shravasti,the northeastern district of Uttar Pradesh, is located near River Rapti. It is closely associated with the life of Lord Buddha. It is one of the main site for Buddhist pilgrimage as well and Jain Pilgrimage. It is being said that the mythological king Sravast founded this town. Shravasti was the capital of Kosala Kingdom during 6th century BC to 6th century AD.