Famous Lord Shiva Temples in Dehra Dun


This article will be of great help if you are strong devotee of lord Shiva and would like to know where the famous Shiva Temples in around the main Dehra Dun are. All though there are various obviously if you have short time then you have to choose few, at this time this is very helpful

This article will be of great help if you are strong devotee of lord Shiva and would like to know where the famous Shiva Temples are in and around the main Dehra Dun area. Although there are many but if you have short time then you have to choose few, at this time this is very helpful

*'''FAMOUS LORD SHIVA TEMPLES AROUND DEHRA DUN''' .

There are various temples of Shiva in and around whole Dehra Dun city. If you are strong devotee of Shiva then this article will be of great help to locate the temple and know about it. Monday is the special day for praying lord Shiva and during this day all temples are crowded with devotees so on this day if you are planning to go there this will help you to plan your day in much better way. Since this topic is so vast therefore i would like to warn in advance the information provided can vary, If you have more or you would like to update the information please go ahead. Please see the below list of Shiva Temples.
1. Tapkeshwar Mandir
2. Pataleshwar Mandir
3. Guptashwar Mandir
4. Shiva Mandir (Mussorie Road)
5. Pracheen shiva mandir, barighat (Jakhan Road)

'''TAPKESHWAR MANDIR''': Located in the interior of Ghari Cantt, Dehra Dun area. This is one of the famous temples and attracts thousands of devotees for the worship not only from dehradun but from various nook and corner of the country since time immemorial. During SHIVRATRI the mela is organized here for almost a week which is the very big attraction of the local people here. Situated near the banks of river Tons. Shiva Linga is inside the cave, which gives a very original old age temples feeling here. Proper lighting is provided inside the cave .There is a very old belief about this temple that in olden days instead of water milk used to drip over the naturally made Shivalinga. All in all a good place for meditation and have a peace of mind.

'''PATALESHWAR MANDIR''': Located in Village called Anarwala (Gucchuk Panni), Famous landmark is "Robber's Cave" . But at a T Point of the road right goes to Robbers cave and left goes to the Temple. Temple is built under a huge rock, giving it as cave like appearance. The nearby area is at the low level and you can see a Tons river flowing in few yards away from here. Every year a mela is organized here which attracts thousands of people.

'''GUPTASHWAR MANDIR''': located near the famous land mark "Robber's Cave" , village Anarwala. This ancient temple is maintained by the Mahanta / Naga sadhus (Called in the ancient time) from many generations. In the surrounding of the temple there are farm house of mangoes and guava. There is old small pond here called (Kutiya) believed to used as a source of water for the temple. Fresh water very sweet and pure.

'''SHIVA TEMPLE IN MUSSOORIE''': This is a very recently erected Shiva temple just on the way to mussoorie.Very beautifully maintained temple it's a must visit to all the tourists who heads for the mussoorie and take the blessings of the bholenath before going to mussoorie.
PRACHEEN SHIVA MANDIR, BARI GHAT, JAKHAN: This temple is believed to be a very old temple just opposite the NIVH, blind school. Just in the name of Lord Shiva devotees visit here from all the walks of life .
Hope this small endeavour from my side will definitely benefit those who truly believe in
'''DEVO KE DEV MAHADEV"HAR HAR MAHADEV'''.


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