Baijnath Temple

Baijnath Temple

Baijnath Temple
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Sushil P
New Delhi, India33 contributions
Apr 2022 • Friends
Heritage Temple with heart touching vibes. Situated in Dhauladhar range in background.
Very polite priests. Beautiful shivling of Shiv and Shakti.
Written 25 April 2022
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R Goel
Pune, India468 contributions
Jan 2022 • Family
Baijnath (Vaidyanath) temple at Bainath near Palampur (HP) has the rare sight of a standing Nandi in addition to the usual sitting Nandi. People could be seen whispering their wishes in the ears of the standing Nandi.

The temple is said to have been got constructed in1204 by two merchants.

Legend has it that when, pleased by Ravan's tapasya, Mahadev granted him his wish of taking him to Lanka but in the form of a Shivling and with the rider that Ravan had to carry it without putting it down on the way, Brahma and Vishnu, worried that all the powers of Mahadev will go to Lanka, tricked Ravan into putting it down at this spot. The Shivling could not be moved from there and got installed as a Jyotirling.

As such, Ravan too is revered there and neither is Ravan effigy burnt nor Vijaydashami celebrated in Baijnath.
Written 31 January 2022
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SudarshanKS
Bengaluru, India106 contributions
Aug 2021
An excellent Shiva temple. The entire temple complex is kept very clean and lush green gardens.

We were at temple around the time Aarati was to be done. The priests advised us to witness the aarati and have darshan.

After the aarati and puja, the priests did not demand any offerings.

The temple is serene, full of energy. Temples architecture is very beautiful.
If visiting Palampur area, must visit
Written 10 August 2021
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Sachin M
New Delhi, India68 contributions
Feb 2021 • Friends
8th century Nagara style temple built by two local merchants named Ahuka and Manyuka..
A very holy and sacred shrine of Lord Shiva. Overall well managed. Behind the temple is a rivulet and you can go down the stairs, right to the rivulet.
This place also has some really great vibes. Something so surreal about this place with the Himalayas in the background it just adds to the beauty.

The intricate carvings on the walls and the pillars of the temple of the gods and goddesses from the Indian mythology is something you can keep watching and you won't get bored of.
Kheer Ganga on the back side of the temple is just so marvelous with the Ganga flowing from the Himalayas
There is also a small market place in the approach road to the temple. A holy and ancient shrine , all devotees must visit.
Written 15 February 2021
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nvp
Bhavnagar, India586 contributions
Oct 2020 • Couples
This is a very old and ancient , Nagara style temple. A very holy and sacred shrine of Lord Shiva. Overall well managed. Behind the temple is a rivulet and you can go down the stairs, right to the rivulet. There is also a small market place in the approach road to the temple. A holy and ancient shrine , all devotees must visit.
Written 21 October 2020
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Vikas Singh
Hyderabad, India4,039 contributions
Jun 2019
This Nagara style Hindu temple was built in 1204 A.D. by two local merchants named Ahuka and Manyuka. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva as Vaidyanath. Numerous idols are carved on the walls of the temple.
Written 4 April 2020
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Rakesh S
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India186 contributions
Apr 2019
Temple said to be about 5000 years old, quite well maintained by temple board and Himachal Government.
Written 26 March 2020
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Raghav R
Bir, India13 contributions
Feb 2020 • Family
Shiv temple baijnath is build in Nagra style of architecture by Ahunk& Maynk in 12A.D devoted to lord Shiva, interesting thing to notice about the town Baijnath is there is no shop of Gold & blacksmith plus no celebration on the occasion of dhushera due to Ravan who was a true devotee of lord shiva & so the rescpect is offered ironically.
Written 29 February 2020
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debabrata707
Kolkata (Calcutta), India660 contributions
Oct 2019
We visited this Temple on the way from Manali to Dharamshala.It is situated at Bajinath,Himachal Pradesh.It is the Lord Shiva temple.The architecture of this temple and scenic view from this temple are also good.
Written 6 February 2020
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Aug 2019 • Friends
I have been visiting this temple since the year 2017 when i came as a tourist up until now that i am a resident in Bir. This place is magical. Everytime i go there i spot something new or see something new which I hadn't noticed in my previous visits.

This place also has some really great vibes. Something so surreal about this place with the Himalayas in the background it just adds to the beauty.

Also this place carries a great mythical story behind it as per indian mythology and how the temple came into existence 800 years back. You can google it for your understanding.

The intricate carvings on the walls and the pillars of the temple of the gods and goddesses from the Indian mythology is something you can keep watching and you won't get bored of.

Kheer Ganga on the back side of the temple is just so marvelous with the Ganga flowing from the Himalayas amd you see all of it with huge stones and rocks in the river, sometimes the clouds covering the Himalayas, the sound of the river gushing that you can hear on top when it's quite. Afternoon is a good time to visit.

The close the gate to the Kheer Ganga at 6pm usually but the temple is open till 9pm .

I also always recommend my guest to visit this place or i take them too many a times if I'm free.

It is only 45 mins by bus from Bir Road by bus and 20-25 mins from Bir if you hire a taxi.
Written 20 January 2020
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