Darjeeling Yatra

Local Seightseeing in Dhirdham Temple

The "Queen of Hills", Darjeeling is the most fascinating place in the eastern region. It has charmed tourist from all over the globe. The dazzling environs and the attracting surroundings have created a vista of paradise. From sky-high snow-capped mountain peaks to the rich coniferous pine forest along with the lush green well-known tea gardens, Darjeeling offers a wonderful pack of happiness. Apart from these natural peripherals, the man-made as well as the natural divine places are also worth to visit. For instance, there are plenty of temples and monasteries in Darjeeling. Among them, the Dhirdham Temple is one of the popular destinations in the province.

The divine temple is located in the southern part of Darjeeling market center and just below the Darjeeling toy train station. From the town it is just 1.5 kilometers, therefore, it takes about 10 minutes to reach.

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HistoryDhirdham Temple's History

Dhirdham temple is one of the sacred temples in Darjeeling. Basically, the temple is the replica of the Pashupatinath Temple in Nepal. The temple was built-in the year of 1939 by Purna Bahadur Pradhan. Later, to honor him, the British gave him the title of Rai Sahib in the year 1936. The beautiful temple was designed by the renowned architect Beg Raj Sakya. The crafts and the painting on the temple is a priceless asset. In like manner, the depiction of the temple has tempted people to witness the divinity of nature.

The temple resembles the well-known Pashupatinath Temple in Nepal. Rai Sahib Purna Bahadur Pradhan wanted to create the temple of Lord Shiva similar to that. Hence, the temple was built with multi-layered Pagoda shaped roofs and the externals. Dhirdham Shivalay is considered one of the oldest Hindu temples in the region as well as the holiest.

Dhirdham Temple

Siliguri to Dhirdham temple distance

As you arrive at your preferred pick-up point, our officials will be there to escort you towards the destination. By covering around 77 kilometers through the beautiful curvy roads with the stunning view of mountains, river Teesta as well as the green forests you will reach Dhirdham temple within 3 hours.

About the Temple you need to know

Visiting Dhirdham temple is worthy indeed. As you enter the temple, you can feel the serene ambiance and the revered aura immediately. The center of attraction here is the "Pancha Bikram Tri Netram". A huge idol of lord Shivas facing towards the temple represents the five different facial expressions with his universal third eye. The idol of Lord Shiva is made on the Tibetan verse and in addition, the entire place is filled with peace and tranquility. Moreover, the alluring scenario of the temple is the ultimate definition of beauty. The shrubbery plantations circling the temple along with the other trees have made the place more attracting. Inside the temple, you can witness different idols where the worships are being done. The priests welcome the worshipers and the visitors as well with their gentle gesture.


Timings of the Temple

The prayer in the temple takes place twice in a day. The first prayer starts in the morning 8:00 a.m. and on the other hand, the second prayer starts in the evening at 6:00 p.m. The priests do the ritual part to complete the prayer.

How to Reach Batasia Loop

By Flight
Bagdogra Airport is the nearest airport from Batasia Loop. Similarly, getting into the reserved car will drop you to your destination through the beautiful curved road with a picturesque landscape.
By Train
Though there are no direct trains for Batasia Loop but you may get several trains for New Jalpaiguri railway station in Siliguri. This is the nearest station. From there the availed car will be there to pick you up.
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