Shri Kainchi Dham is a Mandir or Ashram is a modern pilgrim centre of Nainital. Due to its location and its religious significance it attract many visitor and devotees through out the year.
Location : Shri Kainchi Dham Mandir is located just 17 km from Nainital
About Shri Kainchi Dham Mandir
Shri Kainchi Dham Mandir is located on Nainital - Almora Road, 9 Km from Bhowali. Kainchi is a scenic sequestered mountain ashram located in the Kumoan Hills in Uttarakand. This famous Hanuman Mandir was constructed in sixties by Neem Karoli Baba a famous mystic and saint of India. Shri Kainchi Dham Mandir came into existence in year 1942 when Maharaj Neem Karoli along with Shri Poornanand of the Kainchi Village proposed building an Ashram here dedicated to Sombari Maharaj and Sadhu Premi Baba who used to perform yagnas in this very place. At this place there is a cave beside the temple where Baba Neem Karoli used to spend his time praying and is considered a sacred area.
In year 1964, Shri Kainchi Dham Mandir was inaugurated. On 15th June is celebrated every year as Pratishtha Divas when a large number of devotees come to Kainchi and get Prasad. This ashram is famous for Neem Karoli Maharaj. Kaichi is a term used for two sharp hairpin bends of the motor road in local language hence the name. This Ashram is very well maintained and kept neat and clean. Through out the year many devotees visit this temple.