Settled in the midst of cloudy slopes, situated at the juncture of the Gomti and Saryu streams, at a tallness of 960 meters above ocean level lies the blessed town of Bageshwar. This 1695.7 sq. km. the place where there is ‘Sadashiva’ has pulled in holy people and fans through ages. As depicted in the ‘Puranas’, this is a definitive place that frees one from the subjugation of birth and demise.
The sanctuary of Baghnath (Lord Shiva), arranged here is worshiped by every last one. Fans accumulate here on ‘Shivratri reasonable’ to revere the Lord. Apart from its religious sacredness, Bageshwar is additionally a trekker’s heaven. Adi Shankaracharya, who trekked in the Himalayas in the eighth century A.D., was a pioneer who opened trekking courses in this piece of India. The mountain experience season which tills as of late was bound to the late spring a very long time in this area, now covers nearly the entire year including winters. Bageshwar is the passage point to the most prominent trekking courses like Pindari, Kafni and Sunderdunga Glaciers.
HISTORY OF BAGESHWAR
The city is of extraordinary religious, notable and political essentialness. Bageshwar discovers specify in different Puranas, where, it has been related to Lord Shiva. The Uttrayani reasonably held every year in Bageshwar used to be gone by approx 15,000 individuals in the mid-twentieth century and was the biggest reason for the Kumaon division. The reasonable turned into the epicenter of the Coolie Begar Movement in January 1921.
ATTRACTIONS NEARBY BAGESHWAR
At the intersection of waterways, Gomti and Saryu stand an extensive sanctuary with tapered towers. It is the hallowed place of ‘Bageshwar’ or ‘Vyaghreshwar’, the Tiger Lord, a symbol of Lord Shiva. Sanctuary was raised by the Kumaon ruler Laxmi Chand in around 1450 AD. The sanctuary complex has a group of sanctuaries, conspicuous among them being Bhairav sanctuary, Dattatray Maharaj, Ganga Mai Temple, Hanuman Temple, Durga Temple, Kalika Temple, Thingal Bhairav Temple, Pancham Junakhara and the Vaneshwara sanctuary.
Committed to the goddess ‘Chandika’, the sanctuary remains at a separation of about a large portion of a kilometer from Bageshwar. Consistently a great many aficionados gather here to offer deference to the divinity, amid the Navaratras.
Gauri Udiyar: Situated 8 km from Bageshwar is a vast buckle, estimating 20 X 95 sq. m, lodging the icons of Lord Shiva.
Named after the God Mool Narayan, Shikhar Temple is situated at the Shikhar Mountain. It can be explored by a 18 km motorable street from Kapkot to Sopra took after by a 5 km harness trek.
Facts About Bageshwar
- State: Uttarakhand
- District: Bageshwar
- Famous for/as: Temples/Hills
- Languages: Hindi
- Best Season: Oct – May
- Weather: Summer 30 to 40°C,
- Winter: 10 to 22°C
- Altitude: 1004 m
- Pincode: 263642
- STD code: 05963
DISTANCES FROM IMPORTANT LOCATIONS
Lucknow to Bageshwar: 506 km
Delhi to Bageshwar: 427 km
Kathgodam to Bageshwar: 154 km
Agra to Bageshwar: 480 km
Banglore to Bageshwar: 2,363 km
Kolkata to Bageshwar: 1490 km