Baijnath Temple is one of the most popular temples in Himachal Pradesh, and here, Lord Shiva is worshipped as the 'God of Healing'. Baijnath or Vaidyanath is an avatar of the great Lord Shiva, and in this avatar, the great lord rids his devotees of all miseries and pain.
SANCTUM: Lord Shva
DATE BUILT: 1204 A.D
BUILT BY:Ahuka and Manyuka
Open Time: 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
HOW TO REACH
Baijnath lies on the Pathankot-Chakki-Manali National Highway No. 20, half way between Kangra and Mandi. Baijnath is very well connected by all weather roads to Delhi via Chandigarh and to Manali via Mandi.
The nearest railway station is at Kangra, 17 KMs from Dharamshala connected to Pathankot through narrow gauge line. And the nearest broad gauge railway station is Pathankot which about 88 Km from Dharamshala.
The nearest Airport is at Gaggal, 50 Kms from Baijnath and 8 Kms from Kangra Town. The schedule of Jagson Airlines flights are on every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday by route Gaggal-Bhunter-Delhi.
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WEBSITE & CONTACT
District Magistrate Kangra-cum- Commissioner Shiv temples Baijnath
SDM-Cum- Assistant Commissioner Shiv Temples Baijnath
Tehsildar-Cum- Temple Officer Shiv Temples Baijnath