Baijnath or Vaidhyanatha is another name of Lord Shiva. As her Hindu mythology, Lord Shiva married Parvati at the confluence of rivers Gomti and Garur Ganga, so this place has special significance for devotees.
This stone temple was built by Katyuri kings, as Baijnath was their kingdom’s capital. . The locals believe that it was built in one night. One can discover many temples of Lord Shiva and Parvati on the banks of river Gomti in small town Baijnath of Bageshwar district.