Baijnath Parvati Temple
Baijnath Parvati Temple is situated in the valley of the River Gomti, 20 km from
and 70 km from
. The temple enshrines a beautifully chiseled, six-foot high marble image of the Goddess
. The temple is noted for its engravings and wood paneling. Besides the main deity, the temple also enshrines idols of eight other deities, including
. Legend is that the
built a temple dedicated to Parvati at this place. The present temple was, however, built by Katyuri rulers in the 13th century.
Updated on 7th June, 2005
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