About Bhairavnath Temple
Bhairon Baba Mandir is situated south of the Kedarnath temple at a distance of 500 meters on the eastern hill of the lofty Himalayas of Uttarakhand, India. The temple is dedicated to Bhairav – the fierce manifestation of Lord Shiva associated with destruction and devastation. It is believed that Baba Bairavnath is the protector of Kedarnath temple. It is believed that visiting the Bhairav Temple is essential to complete the pilgrimage to Kedarnath Temple. Devotees pay their respects to Bhairav before entering the main temple, considering him the guardian and protector of the holy site.
Temple Timings and Details
Opening Timing - 06:00 AM
Closing Timing - 8:00 PM
- Dress Code Traditional and Formal clothing
- Photography and Videography Allowed
- Prasad Available
Puja in Bhairavnath Temple
Accommodation Near Bhairavnath Temple
Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)
1. What is Bhairavnath Temple famous for?
Ans. Lord Bhairav is worshipped here who was the main gana of Shiva. It is the main temple in Kedarnath after Kedarnath Temple. Devotees visit this temple while visiting Kedarnath Temple.
2. Which Bhairav is there in Kedarnath?
Ans. Kaal Bhairav is worshipped in Kedarnath. It is compulsory to visit this temple then only the yatra will be considered completed.
3. What is the distance between Kaal Bhairav Temple and Kedarnath Temple?
Ans. The distance between Kaal Bhairav Temple and Kedarnath Temple is around 500 meters.
4. What is the time to visit Bhairavnath Temple?
Ans. From 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM are the darshan timings at Bhairavnath Temple.