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Panch Kedar Temples- Introduction

Panch Kedar Temples- Introduction

This is a cluster of five Lord Shiva temples, located on the Gharwal Himalayas around Kedarnath region. The common thread connecting them is the legend of Pandavas of Mahabharath who came to this region insearch…

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Kedarnath Temple

Kedarnath Temple

First among the Panchkedar temples and also one of the Jyotirling temples of Lord Shiva. For more on this temple please click here

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Tungnath Temple

Tungnath Temple

Second of the Panch Kedar temples. It is believed ,Bahu (Hands) of the divine bull (Lord Shiva) appeared at this place. This is said to be the highest Hindu temple in the World lying at…

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Rudranath Temple

Rudranath Temple

Third of the Panch Kedar temples. Legend is, face of the holy bull (Lord Shiva in disguise) appeared to Pandvas at this place. Lord Shiva is known as Neelkantha Mahadev. Originally, this is a rock-cut…

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Madhyamaheswar Temple

Madhyamaheswar Temple

As the name indicates, legend is that Madhya (middle)- that is belly or navel part of the bull (lord Shiva in disguise) appered at this place. This the fourth of the Panch Kedar temples. It…

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Kalpeshwar Temple

Kalpeshwar Temple

One of the five Panch Kedar temples of Gharwal region of Uttarakhand. As per legend, Lord Shiva’s Jata (tress) appeared at this place when he hid himself from Pandava brothers. So, Lord Shiva is also…

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