Haidakhan Temple Ranikhet - Haidakhan Babaji Ashram Ranikhet - Ranikhet Tourism
The Haidakhan Temple lies in Haidakhan Baba Ashram at Chiliyanualaat a distance of 4.5 km from Ranikhet Bus stop. This temple is built by Haidakhan who is thought to be the embodiment of Lord Shiva, whom this temple is dedicated and is one of the best places in Ranikhet to visit. There stands a tall statue of Lord Hanuman and Lord Shiva.
Haidakhan Babaji, also known as Babaji/Bhole Baba, was a guru who seemed at the Haidakhan village and taught publicduring 70's and 80's period. His admirers believed that Haidakhan Babaji is a mahavatar of Lord Shiva who appeared in the form of human. He left his body in 1984 but is immortal in every part of Haidakhan Areas. So, one can meditate in the peaceful surroundings.
Navratri is celebrated as one of the major festival in Haidakhan with great enthusiasm here with MahaYajna for 9 days. Aarti chanting, Satsang, Bhajan like activities takes place during evening time, where the devotees enjoy and be lost and forget the sorrows for the moment. Many devotees from all over the globevisit this temple with marriage purpose in Indian tradition.