Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
Neelkanth Mahadev Temple

Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
Neelkanth temple is located in Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand state. this temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is said about this Neelkanth temple of Lord Shiva that. When the ocean was churned by the gods and demons, the pot of poison produced during the churning of the ocean was so terrible that if it fell on the earth, it would have destroyed the entire earth, so the gods after deliberation gave this poison to Lord Shiva. given to receive
 Lord Shiva took that poison in his throat, due to holding it in the throat, his throat turned blue, hence Lord Shiva is called by the name of Neelkanth.
 This Neelkanth temple is at the same place where Lord Shiva drank it.


Nestled amidst the majestic Himalayas, the Neelkanth Mahadev Temple stands as a testament to spirituality, beauty, and architectural marvel. This ancient Hindu temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is a revered pilgrimage site that attracts devotees and tourists from around the world. In this article, we will explore the fascinating history, significance, architectural features, and spiritual aura surrounding the Neelkanth Mahadev Temple.

Significance of Neelkanth Mahadev in sawan

Although devotees keep coming here throughout the year, but the month of Sawan has special significance here.
 Here devotees bring Gangajal along with them in the month of Sawan to please Lord Shiva and do Abhishek to Lord Shiva, which fulfills his wish.
 A waterfall flows in the premises of this temple of Lord Shiva. After bathing in this spring, devotees worship Lord Shiva.
 This temple is situated in the middle of two mountains. On the other side of the temple is the temple of Mata Parvati. Devotees go to visit Mata Parvati after performing Abhishek.
 Lord Shiva showers more blessings on the devotees in the month of Sawan, so devotees worship Lord Shiva with their devotion in the month of Sawan.

                                      Way to Neelkanth Mahadev Temple

The distance from Haridwar to Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is 52 kms.
If you want to go to Neelkanth Mahadev Temple from Rishikesh with someone, then a distance of 32 kms has to be traveled by barrage road and 22 kms through Ram Jhula Laxman Jhula.

For tourists and nature lovers

If you are a nature lover or want to come here for a walk, then this place is very sacred and full of natural beauty.
 Here as soon as you come forward from Rishikesh, you can see the sight of Ram Jhula, this scene will definitely fascinate your mind.
 Going beyond that you will see Lakshman Jhula, here you will get to see beautiful green mountain ranges and natural beauty as well as beautiful temples and the beauty of Mother Ganga, you can enjoy this place by sitting in a boat here.
Some distance away from this, you will find Garuda Chatti bridge at a place called Garuda Chatti, here you can see how the Ganges descends from the mountains with the darshan of Ganga ji.
 This path takes you further towards Neelkanth, through this route you will go towards the mountains through the banks of the Ganges, further you will see the beautiful view of the mountains and the natural beauty all around.
 Looking at the beauty of the mountains, you will reach Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, here you will get a grand vision of Lord Shiva, this is a perfect temple to fulfill your wishes
Neelkanth Mahadev Temple Map

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