Pithampur Shiv mandir
About 60 kilometers from the Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh and about 20 kilometers from the Janjgir Champa district,
Pithampur is on the banks of the Hasdev river, where is Kaleshwarnath Temple (Shiv Temple), which is the center of faith of Shiva devotees.
People come on Sawan Monday
Although devotees always come here, during the month of Sawan, the crowd of devotees increases a bit. Devotees come here on Monday morning of Sawan to immerse in water. They take bath in the flowing Hasdev river and offer water to the idol of Kaleshwarnath Shiva. do it
A grand fair is held at Pithampur Shiv Mandir
A 10-day fair is held here during Mahashivratri and Rang Panchami festivals. Where a huge crowd of people gathers and the special thing is that on the day of Rang Panchami, a procession of Lord Shiva is also taken out to see which people come from far and wide and get lost in Pitampur resonating with the drums, which means that they have this It gives great pleasure to come, this is the reason why people come here every year to see the procession of Lord Shiva.
Shiva’s procession takes place in Pithampur Shiv mandir on the day of Dhool Panchami
Every year a procession is taken out here on the day of Rangpanchami after special worship. Lord Shiva is seated in a silver palanquin and a procession takes place in the village in which the main procession is a naked sadhu. Along with naked sadhus who have come from many places of the country, thousands of devotees of Lord Shiva go to the village with drums and instruments. A large number of people gather to see it.
If you are a devotee of Shiva then it will be worthwhile for you to come here, your heart will be very happy and if you live nearby then you can come here on Monday in Sawan to offer water. And if you can join the procession on the day of Rangpanchami. If you want, you can come to visit for the rest of the day also. The Hasdev river flowing adjacent to the temple looks quite beautiful. The surrounding environment seems to be peaceful. The mind gets a different kind of peace.
How to reach Pithampur Shiv Mandir
You will easily get a paved road to reach Pithampur which you can reach through your vehicles. It is at a distance of about 20 kilometers from Janjgir Champa district and about 60 kilometers from Bilaspur district.
The nearest railway station to Pithampur is Champa Railway Station, at a distance of about 25 kilometers.
The nearest airport to Pithampur is Bilaspur Airport at a distance of about 65 kilometers.