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Neel Kanth Mahadev Temple, Rishikesh

Neel Kanth Mahadev Temple, Rishikesh

A well-visited temple of the region. Legend is associated with the Palazhi Manthan (churning Palzhi ocean) story of Bhagavatha Purana. It is believed, Lord Shiva drank the poison that came out of the churning at…

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Vishwanath Temple, Uttarkashi

A well-visited temple of the region. Legend is Lord Shiva considers this as his aboard from the second part of the Kaliyuga. Belief is that at that time Kashi or Varanasi will be submerged under…

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Daksheshwar Temple, Haridwar

Daksheshwar Temple, Haridwar

Legend is associated with Daksha Yajna story of Lord Shiva. The temple said to mark the place Dakshayajna took place. Sati kund, where Goddess Sati immolated herself, is also nearby. Temple is about four kilometers…

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Mayadevi Temple, Haridwar

Mayadevi Temple, Haridwar

This is adhishtana or presiding deity of Haridwar. The ancient temple is widely regarded as one of the 51 Shakthipeethas of Godess Sathi. It is believed navel and heart part of Goddess Sathi fell here.For…

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Chandi Devi Temple, Haridwar

Chandi Devi Temple, Haridwar

The temple is atop a hill called Neelachal Parvat. It is believed , Sri Aadi Sankracharya consecrated this temple in 8 th Century AD. The Goddess named Chandi devi because she is worshipped here as…

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Mansa Devi Temple, Haridwar

Mansa Devi Temple, Haridwar

A well-visited temple of Haridwar; atop the Bilwa parvat (hill). The temple houses two idols of Durga in her different moods. More than the temple the rope way journey to the temple from Haridwar and…

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Ganga Dwar TEmple, Hari-ki-puri, Haridwar

Ganga Dwar TEmple, Hari-ki-puri, Haridwar

One of the well known temple of Haridwar. The temple is at Hari-ki-Pauri ghat on Ganga river. The Ganga Arati ceremony, every evening, here attracts many devotees around the world. Hari-ki-Pauri is believed to mark…

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Badrinath (Lord Vishnu)Temple

Badrinath (Lord Vishnu)Temple

A famous Hindu temple of India.The legend tells us that one day Goddess Mahalakshmi happened to see Lord Vishnu taking penance in the open air without even a shield to protect from the biting cold.…

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Kedarnath (Lord Shiva) Temple

Kedarnath (Lord Shiva) Temple

One of the Jyotirlinga temples of Lord Shiva. The temple is on the high Himalayas; about 12000 feet from the sea level. For more details click here

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Gangotri (River Ganga)

Gangotri (River Ganga)

Source of river Ganga. For details click here

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