Baba Belkarnath Ashram, Yahiyapur
Located at distance of about 18 km from Bela Pratapgarh (District headquarter of Pratapgarh district), 13 km on Patti Road & then 5 km south of Shitalganj Bazaar, 119 Km from Faizabad, U.P., India
4am-12:30pm, 1pm-10pm, opens on all days
Throughout the year, specially on Monday, Saturday, Shivratri & Purushottam month.How to reach
Can be accessed by road only, preferably by own transport, via NH-96-Pratapgarh-Patti-Yahiyapur road from Ayodhya.
The temple is located on the northern bank of the River Sai. It has considerable local importance due to the temple of Lord Shiva, who is named here as Belkarnath. The temple is named after the Belkharia / Bilkheria Rajputs, one of the oldest talukdari clans in Awadh. The ruins of the fort of Belkharia’s lie near the bank of Sai River. Many small temples are located around the main temple. A religious fair on the eve of Shivratri is held here annually.