Sidheswar Shiva Temple is a highly revered shrine situated on the banks of Barak River
, at Badarpurghat, in Assam
. This ancient temple, built on an old rock, enshrines Lord Shiva
as the presiding deity. Shiva is worshipped here in the form of a Shivling
. The idol was believed to be worshipped by a saint named ‘Kapila’.
The annual Baruni Mela, celebrated here, attracts thousands of devotees from far and near.
Sidheswar Shiva Temple is just 200 m east of Badarpurghat Railway Station.