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The temple of Baijnath, which lies at a distance of 36 km from Kangra, is one of the 12 jyotirlingas. During the month of March, this small town becomes the site of a massive Shivratri festival. Devotes flock in thousands to attend this important festival. The Baijnath temple was built by Raja Sansar Chand in 1204 and now lies on the modern Mandi - Palampur highway.

Lord Shiva is also known as the ‘Lord of Physicians’. This form is believed to be incarnated at Baijnath and many devotees come here to pray for recovery from physical ailments. The temple enjoys a wide reputation as a ‘healing center’ and the waters from the temple’s compound are said to have curative powers.

Curiously, Baijnath was not always a Shiva temple, nor was it alway + more about Baijnath (hp)




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