Girodhpuri Dham popular as the birthplace of many great men and saints, Chhattisgarh is definitely a pilgrim’s paradise. Among them is the preacher of the Satnami sect, Param Pujaynee Baba Guru Ghasidas. Belonging to Girodhpuri, Raipur district, he preached Satnam to a number of Indians, particularly the people of Chhattisgarh.
Located about 135 km from Raipur, Girodhpuri is a pilgrim center in Raipur District of Chhattisgarh. This is birthplace of great satnami saint, Sant Shiromani Guru Ghasidas, who fought against social evils and advocated social equality and development. Every year in the month of Feb-march (5-7th of moon night of the falgun month of Vikram samvat) a very big fair is organized. This is in Baloda Bazaar district of Chhattisgarh.
Chhattisgarh was the region known as Dakshin Koshal, which finds mention in both the Ramayana and Mahabharata
Nearest airport is Raipur (135 kms) Connected with Mumbai, Delhi, Nagpur, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Ranchi, Vishakhapatnam and Chennai.
Nearest railway station to Bilaspur and Raipur on Bombay – Howrah main Line.
Local Taxis, buses and private vehicles are available from Raipur, Bilaspur and Shivrinarayan to Girodhpuri.