The place Dadra and Nagar Haveli is situated between Maharashtra and Gujarat. It is a union territory of India, famous for Sahyadri mountain ranges. An old Shiva temple lies about 20 kilometers from the capital city of Silvasa. This temple is called the Bindrabin temple and local people refer to this temple as Tadkeshwar temple.
About the Temple
This temple is very famous because of the mythological story surrounding the temple. There is ample greenery around the temple adding to the beauty of the temple, because of which the climate remains cool inside the temple.
About the Deity
The main deity is Sri Bindrabin Shiva.
Legend and Stories
This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple holds a place of special importance in the culture and heritage of the region. The temple’s location on the virginal landscape attracts a large number of people. The locals perform folklore dances. It also has three cottages, a recreational place and an eatery.
Nearby Place to Visit
Dudhani lake Temple
Deer Park Temple
Vasona Lion Safari Temple
Department of Silvassa tourism Temple
Nearest airport is at Mumbai (180 Kms from Silvassa) which is well connected with all major cities of india and abroad.
Nearest railway station is Vapi (17 Kms from Silvassa)
Dadra and Nagar Haveli, almost touches the Bombay – Baroda – Delhi National Highways No .8 (Western Express Highways) Silvassa is about 14 kms from Bhilad and 17 Kms from Vapi. Some important distances from Silvassa are: Mumbai – 180 kms, Nasik – 150 Kms, Daman 27 Kms, Surat – 125 Kms, Vadodara – 255 Kms, and Ahmedabad – 375 Kms.
Bindrabin Shiva temple
Silvassa, Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
Balam Balavatam Caham Kamaragavivarjitam Dharmaviruddho Bhutesu Kamo'smi Bharatarsabha
Meaning -According to this sloka, God is the isolated and aloof strength of the controlling and virtuous craving in men.
Ye Caiva Sattvika Bhava Rajasastamasasca Ye Matta Everti Tanviddhi Na Tvaham Tesu Temayi
Meaning -According to this sloka, though the only source of satva, rajas and tamas (good, obsessive and dark) elements is God, they are not present within the God or the deity.
Tribhirgunamayairbhavairebhih Sarvamidam Jagat Mohitam Nabhijanati Mamebhyah Paramavyayam
Meaning -According to this sloka, the entire world doesn't recognize the eternal God beyond them, because they are consumed by the elements of satva, rajas and tamas (good, obssessive and dark).
Daivi Hyesa Gunamayi Mama Maya Duratyaya Mameva Ye Prapadyante Mayametam Taranti Te
Meaning -According to this sloka, the heavenly maya of God is very complicated, but those who worship God will be able to overcome it.
The temple is open from 06.00 AM and from 07.00 PM.