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Baijnath Temple

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Address: Pathankot-Chakki-Manali National Highway No. 20, Baijnath, India
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Built by Pandavas - Built to last !

Winding down the scenic road from Buddhist McLeodganj to search for the Ancient Hindu temple of Baijnath, listening to the famous lore of Ravana carrying the heavy Shiva Lingam... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Navi Mumbai, India
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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Winding down the scenic road from Buddhist McLeodganj to search for the Ancient Hindu temple of Baijnath, listening to the famous lore of Ravana carrying the heavy Shiva Lingam from Kailash taking it home to Lanka, only to set it down midway to answer call of nature! Well it does build huge curiosity! The mystery grows as the Lingam represents... More 

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malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I came to this temple to see what I wanted. and yes, I saw how devotees revered the Nandi (Shiva's carrier), and what struck me most was the younger generation going round the temple, stopping by to pray at each and every Jothilingas..

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Baijnath is situated at the bank of river binwa , a tributary of river beas. Its a temple of Lod Siva. There are stories that Ravana was carrying Shiva linga to Sri Lanka and he was supposed not to stop in his way, however due to natures call Ravana handed over the linga to a shephard. He found the linga... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is located near Palampur Himachal Pradesh and also very near to Bir billing in Himachal which are also popular destinations.This temple is almost 700 yrs old and easily accessible.One should visit us once.

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

The beauty of this template is in the fact that how old it is. Everything at this temple is more than hundreds of year old and its beautiful in every aspect. Do visit if you want to pry for a while or just see the temple and the architecture.

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Ludhiana, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

One of oldest Temple since Ravan times.Located on main Pathankot Mandi Highway.Awesome scenic beauty in n around.Spacious parking. Calm atmosphere.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

this is the temple where several shiv devotees have revered over aeons, including ravan of srilanka who spent time meditating here . It's got several beautiful carvings, including of nandi, other deities , its walls have sculptures which are good to date.worth a visit

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

An ancient Shiva temple with a ghat having tranquil waters & nestled in the hills. It is not so crowded and therefore, very peaceful. It might not be a must-see but if you are in Kausani, please visit this temple which is around 17 kms away.

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

There are just two mahakal temples in India. One in Ujjain and other is this in Baijnath. Almost 30kms from Palampur, temple is well maintained. Roads to this place are good and don't need specific skill to drive to this place.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

A Historical Temple Famous for its 13th century temple dedicated to Lord Shiva Situated in Baijnath (H.P) a small township in the Dhauladhar range of western Himalayas.

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