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Timarsain Mahadev Yatra – Baba Barfani Yatra in Uttarakhand



Baba Barfani Yatra in Niti - Timmarsain Mahadev Yatra

Baba Barfani Yatra in Niti - Timmarsain Mahadev Yatra

Baba Barfani, eternal name of Lord Shiva, is present near border village Niti in Uttarakhand. Local villagers regularly pay respect at Baba Barfani cave for past many decades. Here Baba Barfani could be seen same as in Amarnath. Now outside world could also visit this sacred shrine of Lord Shiva where Baba Barfani can be seen for 2-3 months.



Locally named ‘Babuk Udiyar‘, Baba Barfani can be seen in the cave located in a place named Timarsain. This sacred cave also locally named as Timarsain Niti Mahadev Temple due to its location in Timarsain, Niti. This Timarsain Mahadev yatra is also called ‘Saunsa Yatra‘ by local people.

Baba Barfani Timarsain Mahadev Temple

Baba Barfani Timarsain Mahadev Temple

Timarsain Mahadev – Baba Barfani

Located on Joshimath-Niti highway, just 1 km before world famous Niti village, Lord Shiva shivling is situated in a cave at 700 mtrs from the main road on the Timarsain mountain. Villagers always pay respect in the summer months. During the retreat of winters, an icy Shivling same as Baba Barfani in Amarnath develop in this cave too. This Baba Barfani is very huge, about 2-3 feet of height, which makes it a sacred site to visit for Lord Shiva devotees. Locals called it Baba Barfani and has been worshiping here for many decades. Baba Barfani could be seen from March till mid of April every year.

Timarsain Mahadev Temple

Timarsain Mahadev Temple

Location of Baba Barfani Timarsain Mahadev Temple

Baba Barfani Timarsain Mahadev Temple is situated on the hill named as Timarsain. The temple is located at 700 mtrs from the main highway, just 1 kms before Niti village. The temple is located at 82 kms from Joshimath.

How To Reach Timarsain Mahadev Temple

Baba Barfani Timarsain Mahadev Temple is situated close to Niti village. Best way to reach the temple is by Bus or taxi from Haridwar/ Rishikesh till Joshimath. Then hire a taxi till Niti village. The temple can be reach via 700 mtrs walk from just 1 km before Niti.

Niti village

Niti village

Best Time To Visit Timarsain Mahadev Temple

Pilgrims must visit in March-April to take darshan of Baba Barfani at Timarsain Mahadev Temple. It is the best time to pay respect and see Baba Barfani. In the summer months from May to October one could visit the temple and pay respect to Shivling.

How To Visit Timarsain Mahadev Temple

All pilgrims planning to visit Timarsain Mahadev Temple must submit completely filled application form at Tourism Office, Joshimath 2 days before their visit. There will be medical check-up of pilgrims before the yatra to Baba Barfani Timarsain Mahadev Temple. Only 25 pilgrims will be permitted for the Timarsain Mahadev Temple yatra.

Download Timarsain Mahadev Yatra Application form

Shivling at Timarsain Mahadev Temple

Shivling at Timarsain Mahadev Temple

Baba Barfani Yatra in Uttarakhand – Timarsain Mahadev Temple Latest Update

Baba Barfani yatra will be start in first week of March and continue till the mid or end of April. Baba Barfani yatra for Timarsain Mahadev Temple will be organise by Niti Mahadev Yatra Samiti.



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