Situated at the confluence of rivers Saryu, Gomti and latent Bhagirathi, lies the holy township of Bageshwar; also revered as the pious land associated with Lord Sadashiva, the redeemer of all sins. As the puranas state, this undoubtedly is a place capable of liberating one from the eternal bondage of births & deaths. With the east and west flanked by the Bhileswar and Nileshwar mountains and surrounded by Suraj Kund in the north and Agni Kund in the south, this land of Lord Shankar is of great religious, historic and political significance.
Nestled amidst misty hills, located at the confluence of the Gomti and Saryu rivers, at a height of 960 meters above sea level lies the holy town of Bageshwar. The temple of Baghnath (Lord Shiva), situated here is venerated by one and all. Devotees gather here on 'Shivratri fair' to worship the lord.Apart from its religious sanctity, Bageshwar is also a trekker's paradise. Adi Shankaracharya, who trekked in the Himalayas in the 8th century A.D., was a pioneer who opened trekking routes in this part of India. The mountain adventure season which till recently was confined to the summer months in this region, now covers almost the full year including winters. Bageshwar is the entry point to the most popular trekking routes like Pindari, Kafni and Sunderdunga Glaciers.
Bageshwar lies at the confluence of Saryu and Gomti rivers with the blessings of Lord Sadashiv, the redeemer of all sins. There are numerous famous temples dedicated to Gods and Goddesses in the proximity of Bageshwar.Bageshwar is a place of extreme religious and historic significance. The Bhileshwar and the Nileshwar mountains border the east and the west of Bageshwar while the north and south are surrounded by Suraj Kund and Agni Kund respectively.
The village name is JHOPDA/JHOPRA Not SOPRA as mentioned.in shikhar rout from Kapkot to sopra.
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