Bagnath Temple

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Bagnath Temple
Geography
Country India
State Uttarakhand
Location Bageshwar
Culture
Primary deity Lord Shiva
Architecture
Architectural styles South Indian
History and governance
Date built 1450
Creator Laxmi Chand

Bagnath Temple (hi: बागनाथ मंदिर) is situated in the Bageshwar city.[1] It is an ancient shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva.

History[edit]

The temple was built in 1450 by Kumaon ruler, Laxmi Chand, at the confluence of Gomati and Sarayu rivers.[2] It is flooded with devotees on the occasion of Shivratri. On the occasion of Makar Sankranti every year a grand fair (mela in local language) is organized here.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bagnath temple". travelomy.com. 
  2. ^ "Bagnath Temple (Bageshwar)". onlytravelguide.com.