Kashi Vishwanath Temple Uttarkashi is one of the most sacred temples in Uttarakhand, dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is present on the banks of river Bhagirathi and is one of the Char Dham Yatra destinations within Uttarakhand. The Shiva lingam here is 56cm in height and is tilted towards South. The lingam is a swayambhu, […]
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Omkareshwar Temple Ukhimath, or Omkareshwar Pith is an ancient Hindu temple present in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand. It houses the deities Kedarnath and Madmaheshwar during winters (November- April), when the temples of Kedarnath and Madmaheshwar remain closed. It is present at an elevation of 1300 metres. Ukhimath or Okhimath has many other ancient temples dedicated […]
Tungnath Temple is one of the Panch Kedar temples of Lord Shiva, present in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand. It comes second, if one follows the order of Panch Kedar temples. Also, it is the highest Shiva temple in the world. Moreover, Tunganath mountains form Mandakini and Alaknanda river valleys. Tungnath temple is also a huge tourist attraction […]
Rudranath Temple is one of the Panch Kedar temples of Lord Shiva, present in the Grahwal region of Uttarakhand. It comes third, if one follows the order of Panch Kedar temples. It is followed by Madhyamaheshwar and Kalpeshwar temples. Moreover, the face of god Shiva is worshipped as “Nilkanth Mahadeva” here. Many people consider Rudranath as […]
Madhyamaheshwar Temple is one of the Panch Kedar temples of Lord Shiva, present in the Mansoona village of the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. Peaks like Chaukhamba, Neel Kanth and Kedarnath surround the temple. Also, it comes fourth, if one follows the order of Panch Kedar temples followed by Kalpeshwar Temple. Kedarnath, Tungnath, Rudranath temples are to […]
Kalpeshwar Temple is one of the Panch Kedar temples in honour of Lord Shiva, present in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. Also, it comes last, if one follows the order of Panch Kedar temples. One must visit Kedarnath, Tungnath, Rudranath and Madhyamaheshwar temples before Kalpeshwar temple. Kalpeshwar is the only Panch Kedar temple accessible throughout the […]
Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, in the Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand. The main diety of the temple is ‘Neelkanth’ who is a form of Lord Shiva and has a blue throat as an after effect of consuming poison. The temple is present among Manikoot, Brahmakoot and Vishnukoot valleys, where […]
Vishwanath Temple Guptkashi is a Hindu temple in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and the presiding deity of the temple is Lord Vishwanath, which means ‘Lord of the Universe’. Moreover, the architecture of the temple resembles the popular Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi. The name ‘Guptkashi’ has historical roots […]
Lakhamandal is a temple complex dedicated to Lord Shiva, present in the Dehradun district of Uttarakhand. The name the complex has origins in the words ‘Lakha’ meaning ‘many’ and ‘Mandal’ meaning ‘Temples or Lingam’. Moreover, devotees believe that a visit to this temple is capable of absolving one of sins. It also ends the miseries […]
Kedarnath Temple Timings, Open and Close Dates 2019. Temple opens on 9-May and closes on 29-Oct. Timings are from 4 am to 9 pm. Part of Char Dham Yatra.
Koteshwar Temple Rudraprayag is a Hindu temple in dedication to Lord Shiva in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand. It is present in a cave, on the banks of the holy river Alaknanda. The presiding deity, Lord Koteshwar is one of the many avatars of Lord Shiva. Unlike most of the temples in the region, the […]
Trayambakeshwar Temple Rishikesh is a multi-storied Hindu Temple in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. It contains idols of various Hindu Gods and Goddesses. However, mainly the shrine is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple even draws its name from him as the word ‘Trayambakeshwar’ means ‘the House of the three-eyed’. The temple is present near the famous Lakshman […]
Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most sacred Hindu temples of Nepal, present near in the eastern side of Kathmandu valley. This temple is in dedication to Lord Shiva and is of supreme importance in Nepal because serves as the seat of Nepal’s national deity, Lord Pashupatinath. It is present on the banks of river Bagmati and […]
Baba Baidyanath Dham or Baidyanath Jyotirlinga Temple is one of the 12 jyotirlingas in India. This temple of Shiva is in Deoghar in Santhal Parganas of Jharkhand. According to beliefs, the light of Jyotirlingam is the light of cosmos which is realized by the power of soul as a whole. What is the history of Baba Baidyanath […]
Someshwara temple is one of the Dwadasha Kshetra of our country. And it is because of this temple that the place is called Someshwara.
Samarlakota Kumara Bhimeswara Swamy Temple of Lord Shiva is considered to be one of the Pancharama temples. This temple located in Andhra Pradesh.
Palakollu Ksheera Ramalingeswara Swamy Temple of Lord Shiva is considered to be one of the Pancharama temples. This temple located in Andhra Pradesh.
Somarama Temple Bhimavaram is one of the Pancharama Kshetras located in Bhimavaram of West Godavari district. It is also called as Someswara Temple.
The Jambukeswarar temple in Tiruchirapalli of Tamil Nadu is one of the Pancha Bhoota Stalas (the five Shiva temples). The presiding deity is the Appu Lingam – the water element. It is one of the 275 Paadal Petra Sthalams, where all the Nayanars (Saivite Saints) have sung glories of the deity. Another famous temple in the Pancha Bhoota Stalas […]
The Ekambareswarar temple is associated with the five elements, the Pancha Bhoota Stalas, and specifically to the element of earth, or Prithvi.