Baba Bhootnath Temple Lucknow is a well-known local temple in lucknow, located at Bhootnath Bazaar, near HAL, Indira Nagar.
The Bhootnath temple is primarily dedicated to Lord Shiva and Lord Hanuman. Inside the temple, there are additional idols of various Gods and Goddesses such as Mata Parvati, Ganesh ji, Maa Kali, and others.
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Why the temple is called as Baba Bhootnath Temple Lucknow
This temple is called Baba Bhootnath Temple ( Baba Bhootnath Mandir) because it is said that Baba Bhootnath has built this temple.
Baba Bhootnath used to stay here. You can still see his photographs and belongings in the temple.
Mahashivratri, Ramnavmi, Navratri, Hanuman Jayanti etc festivals are celebrated here and you will see lot of crowd during the festival season.
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The temple is situated in front of HAL campus about 500 meters from main Faizabad road of Lucknow.
Due to the popularity of this temple, the area is called Bhootnath and there is famous Bhootnath market nearby.
Bhootnath Temple is located in the centre of Bhootnath Bazaar’s main edifice. The temple is a lovely three-story structure.
The idols of many deities are carved on the temple building just above the main entrance of the temple.
Baba Bhootnath Temple Lucknow History
Bhootnath Mandir is not a very ancient temple.
This temple is about 70 years old. But this is a famous temple of Lucknow and this temple has a lot of recognition.
So we do not know the exact date of construction of this temple. But according to the priests of the temple, this temple was established by Baba Bhootnath in the 1950s.
There are many pictures and idols of Baba Bhootnath inside the temple which can be seen.
Bhootnath Mandir Lucknow Timing
The Bhootnath temple opens for devotees daily. so if you come here any day you can have darshan.
Bhootnath Mandir Lucknow Temple Opening Hours
OpeningTimings: 05:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 04:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Please note – the temple remains closed from 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM in the afternoon.
Best time to visit Baba Bhootnath Temple Lucknow
If you wish to see bhagwan Hanuman ji ki aarti, then the best time for you would be in the morning. At this time the temple is filled with the devotees of Lord Hanuman.
If you want to shop and enjoy the local shopping of Lucknow after visiting the temple then visit Bhootnath market and its evening time will be best for you.
The time from March to April is the best time to visit the temple as the Mahashivratri festival also takes place during this period and the temple is decorated quite nicely.
By the way, even during Dussehra and Diwali, the decoration of the market around the temple is must see!
Bhootnath Mandir Lucknow facilities
The temple is not that big but there is enough space available for all the activities. Drinking water, toilets, seating area etc. are available inside the temple.
A paid parking stand is also available in front of the temple for two and four wheelers.
There are many shops selling sweets, prasad, flowers etc. outside the temple.
How to reach Bhootnath temple ?
Bhootnath Temple Lucknow is located in Bhootnath Bazar of Indira Nagar area of Lucknow.
The Temple is very easy to reach as it is located in one of the popular areas of Lucknow. For Bhootnath temple you have to first come to Bhootnath.
Many city buses, autos, cabs, Vikram, E-rickshaws are available to Bhootnath from Lucknow’s railway station, bus stand.
You can also come here from Polytechnic, Chinhat or any other area of Lucknow.
You will get direct metro rail from Charbagh railway station to Bhootnath market. So you can also come here by metro rail.
Bhootnath Temple Lucknow Address
Sector 5, Indira Nagar,
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