Neelkanth Mahedev Temple

Anand Vihar Dhalwala Colony, Chauda Bigha, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249137, India

0135 245 2358

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Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Nilkanth, an aspect of Shiva. The temple is situated at a height of 1330 meters and is located about 32 km from Rishikesh in the Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand, India.

The temple is one of the most revered holy shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva and is a prominent Hindu pilgrimage site. It is surrounded by dense forests and is adjacent to the mountain ranges of Nar-Narayan.

It is enveloped between the valleys of Manikoot, Brahmakoot, and Vishnukoot and is located at the confluence of the rivers Pankaja and Madhumati.

The shikhara of the temple is adorned with sculptures of various Devas and Asuras depicting the SamudramanthanNeelkanth Mahadev in the form of Shivalinga is the presiding deity of the temple.

The temple complex also has a natural spring where devotees usually take a holy bath before entering the premises of surrounded by dense forests.

Maha Shivaratri is the most prominent festival celebrated in the temple and lots of devotees flock to the temple during the festival. The devotees who pay a visit to Neelkanth Mahadev make an offering of Bael leaves, coconut, flowers, milk, honey, fruits and water to Lord Shiva.

The temple observes two fairs that are held annually on the occasions of Maha Shivratri (Feb-Mar) and Shivratri of Shraavana (month of Hindu calendar) (July-Aug) during which the devotees (Kawarias) trek from Haridwar to Neelkanth Mahadev TempleNeelkant Mahedev.

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