Bel Mahadev Temple is Located on a hilltop just two kilometers away from Jashpur Nagar city on the west side of Kadam Toli is the Bel Mahadev Temple which is one of the popular Shaivite temples here. Also called as the Jogi Gupha, the shrine is devoted to lord Shiva; devotees throng this place during every Mahashivratri festival. The shivlinga here is beautifully adorned during festive times and forms to be the centre of attraction. It is not only the local people but also those who are outside belonging to the nearby villages and neighboring cities come to worship. Bel Mahadev Temple is a natural and hilly location that is popular for the historic Bel Mahadev cave. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is believed to be a very ancient construction in this temple.
The nearest airport to Jashpur lies in Raipur which is the state capital. The nearest railway station to Jashpur lies in Raigarh. Raigarh is connected to the rest of India by an extensive railway network. Jashpur is well connected to Bhilai, Raipur, Bastar, Raigarh, and Ranchi through a network of roads. National Highway 78 runs through Jashpur.
Bel Mahadev Temple,
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.
Morning 6 AM to Evening 9 PM