Baijnath

The Baijnath Shiv Temple

The Baijnath Shiv Temple, 15 Kms from Palampur, built in 804 AD, is a splendid example of classical Indian ancient architecture. Situated at the banks of Binwa river, this temple of Lord Shiva – revered as Vaidyanath. The Linga enshrined in its sanctum is one of the 12 Jyothrlingas in the country. King Ravana is believed to have prayed to Lord Shiva for the boon of immoratality at this place, is a major draw of pilgrims and visitors all year round.

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