Sunday, January 10, 2016

Neem Karoli Baba
Neem Karoli Baba ( नीम करौली बाबा) or Neeb Karori Baba (नीब करौरी बाबा(1900 ce - September 11, 1973), also known to followers as Maharaj-ji, was a Hindu guru, mystic and devotee of the Hindu deity Hanuman Ji.

The Kainchi Dham Aashram where he stayed in the last decade of his life, was built in 1964 with a Hanuman temple. (source: Wikipedia)

There are also temple of Lord Vishnu-Lakshmi ji, Durga Maa, Ram-Sita ji, Shiva-Parvati, Tirupati-Padmavati (Photo) and Baba's idol. All idols looks like real !! Temple premises is so clean and peaceful. You can also buy Baba's photo from Temple.

In temple premises photography is not allowed.

How to reach

Nearest railway station to Kainchi Dham  is  KATHGODAM – KGM, 

Below are the details from Delhi to Kathgodam

Click here for Railway fare and Train numbers
Click here for Metro map

From Kathgodam Station to Kainchi Dham you have three options
1] Hire a taxi from outside the railway station
2] Go by Bus
       ·         All buses to Almora and Ranikhet passes through Kainchi Dham

(Fare amount is 70-71 Rs. For one person)

3] You can go to Nanital by taxi or bus and then hire a Bike / Activa from there

Note: the route is circuitous, one may have problem of Vomiting etc, so please choose mode of transport carefully.

For return journey you can take bus outside.