Siddheshwar Dham Information
Siddheshwar Dham History, Timings, Darshan, Route Info
(12 Jyotirlingas, 108 feet Lord Shiva Idol, Badrinath Dham, Rameshwaram Dham, Dwarka Dham, Jagannath Dham and idol of Kirateshwar)
Siddheshwar Dham situated in Solophom of South Sikkim, India. The Siddheshwar Dham shows a giant idol of Lord Shiva (meditating) which is about 108 feet tall. The Siddheshwar Dham is surrounded by 12 Jyotirlingas. The main motive of the establishment of Siddeshwar Dham is to execute the plan of housing all the 4 Char Dham temples under a single roof that is under the Siddeshwar Dham. The Siddheshwar Dham shows all the Dhams (Char Dhams) the Jagannath Dham, The Dwarika Dham, The Rameshwaram Dham, and the Badrinath Dham which resemble exact as the original dhams.
It is considered highly sacred by Hindus, to visit Char Dham once in their lifetime.The Badrinath in Uttarakhand, The Jagannath Dham in Puri(Odisha) , The Dwarika Dham in Dwarka, Gujarat and the Rameshwaram Dham in Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu. The Siddeshwar Dham lets the pilgrims allows you to see the Char Dhams at a single site.The Siddheshwar Dham was inaugurated by the Shri Jadadguru Sankaracharya Swami Swarupananda Saraswati in presence of the honourable Chief Minister Mr Pawan Chamling and Mrs Tika Maya Chamling.
BADRINATH DHAM :
(Dedicated to Lord Vishnu)
It is the 1st Dham, according to Hindu mythology Narnarayan an incarnation of Lord Vishnu medicated in the forest of berries, in Sanskrit it is known as Badri Ka Van as the lord meditated here this place is known as Badrinath (Berry – Badri; in Sanskrit). And the spot in Badrinath where Narnarayan meditated a huge berry tree was formed to protect Narnarayan from the rain and Sun. The legends say that goddess Lakshmi became the berry tree to save Lord Narayan. After the course of Tapasya, Lord Narayan said people will always take her (goddess Lakshmi) name before his name. That’s the reason why it’s called as Lakshmi Narayan, unlike Siva Parvathi. Therefore this Dham is known as Badrinath(Lord of Berries), this happened in Sath yuga and this is the first dham of the Char Dhams.
RAMESHWARAM DHAM :
(Dedicated to Lord Shiva)
It is the 2nd Dham located in the Rameshwaram of Tamil Nadu, it is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It was established in the Treta yuga it is believed that Lord Rama Built the Shiva temple for worship. The Rameshwaram means the god of Lord Rama.
DWARKA DHAM :
(Dedicated to Lord Krishna)
It is the 3rd Dham its speciality in the Dwapar Yuga, it is dedicated to Lord Krishna one of the incarnations of Lord Vishnu. This Dham was located in Dwarka. It was established when Lord Krishna made Dwarka as his residence instead of his birthplace Mathura.
JAGANNATH DHAM :
(Dedicated to Lord Jagannath)
It is the 4th Dham, it is dedicated to Lord Jagannath, another incarnation of Lord Vishnu. The Jagannath Dham located in Puri of Orrisa. The temple shows the idols of Jagannath, Balabhadra and the Goddess Subhadra. According to the legends, this temple was established by a tribal King Viswavasu.
People who visit Siddeshwar Dham can have the pleasure of performing their Char Dham Yatra at one instance in a short period of time at one spot rather than going to Dwarka, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand and Puri to complete their Char Dham Yatra. The other speciality of Siddeshwar Dham is it shows the idol of Kirateshwar, which could be seen at this Dham.