Location: Situated at the foothills of Kumaon Mount Kailash,Haidakhan Templeis a major attraction of Uttarakhand. It is about four kilometers away from Ranikhet.
Description: Haidakhan Babaji, believed to be an incarnation of Lord Shiva, built theHaidakhan Temple in a village called Haidakhan. The main deity worshipped in the temple is Lord Shiva. According to his devotees, he was born from a human manifestation of God and is considered to have transformed many lives with his teachings. Haidakhan Temple is the same place where Haidakhan Babaji mediated for about forty five days without leaving his seat. He died on 14th February, 1984, due to heart failure. Haidakhan Ashram is the sacred place where he was buried and this spot is visited by his devotees every year. Not even locals but devotees from various countries visit this place. The serene ambience makes this an idyllic place for both meditation and to spend some unforgettable moments of your life.
Activities: Located in beautiful surroundings, the picturesque shrine called Haidakhan Templeoffers spectacular views of snow clad Himalayan Mountains, like Nanda Devi and Pancha Chooli. Tourists and devotees can worship in the temple, while photography lovers can capture the eternal beauty of this enchanting place in their cameras forever.