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Brief History Of This Temple

The temples of Baijnath Mandir are said to be built by the Kumaon Katyuri king in around 1150 A.D. Baijnath was the capital of Katyuri Kings, who ruled the area from 7th-11th century AD, then it was known as Kartikeyapura and lies in the centre of Katyur valley

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According to Hindu mythology, Lord Shiva and Parvati were married at the confluence of River Gomati and Garur Ganga. The temples are dedicated to SivaVaidyanatha, the Lord of Physicians, the Baijnath temple is actually a temple complex built by the Katyuri kings with the idols of Shiva, Ganesh, Parvati, Chandika, Kuber, Surya and Brahma. Legends also goes that the temple was built by a Brahmin woman and dedicated to Lord Shiva

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This temple belonging to the faith, Hinduism is in Bageshwar
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Best time to visit Baijnath September to May are the best time to visit Baijnath. Baijnath is pleasant during summers (March to May) with temperature between 25 degree Celsius and 11 degree Celsius. In winter (November-January) temperature ranges between 15 degree Celsius and 2 degree Celsius.

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