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Temple in Himalaya

Temple in Himalaya

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Popular Hindu faith considers the mighty Himalayas to be the home of the Gods. Abounding in natural beauty, the Himalayan region in India is full of places of worship, dating back to ancient times. Numerous legends associated with the great epics of India are associated with these shrines. The following is a brief pointer to some of the temples in the region.
Popular Hindu faith considers the mighty Himalayas to be the home of the Gods. Abounding in natural beauty, the Himalayan region in India is full of places of worship, dating back to ancient times. Numerous legends associated with the great epics of India are associated with these shrines. The following is a brief pointer to some of the temples in the region.

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Himalayas
Popular Hindu faith considers the mighty Himalayas to be the home of the Gods.Abounding in natural beauty, the Himalayan region in India is full of places of worship, dating back to ancient times. Numerous legends associated with the greatepics of India are associated with these shrines. The following is a brief pointer tosome of the temples in the region.1
Amarnath Cave Temple at Pahalgam
near Srinagar in Jammu & Kashmir: A longand arduous trek takes thousands of pilgrims to this ancient shrine each year whereShiva is worshipped as a natural lingam of ice2
Anjana Devi Temple at Haridwar
in Uttar Pradesh: Located on top of a hill near Haridwar 3
Annapurna Temple at Uttar Kashi
in Uttar Pradesh4
Annapurna Temple at Haridwar
in Uttar Pradesh5
Ardhanari Temple at Mandi
in
 
Himachal Pradesh: A modern temple with a rareArdhanari image with carvings of high order .6
Badrinarayan Temple at Badrinath
in Uttar Pradesh: One of the most reveredshrines in the country, Badrinath is a well visited Himalayan shrine on the banks of the river Alkananda at a height of 11,400 ft above sea level.7
Baijnath Temple at Baijnath
near Dharmshala in Himachal Pradesh: A veryancient stone temple with intricate sculptural work - dedicated to Shiva. I8
Bajreswari Temple at Kangra
near Dharmsala in Himachal Pradesh: Large templewith lofty towers dedicated to Devi worshipped as a lingam. The Guptganga ghats area km away from the temple.
 
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Balaji Temple at Rishikesh
in Uttar Pradesh: Modern temple built in the SouthIndian style.10
Bharat Mata Temple at Shanti Kunj
near Haridwar in Uttar Pradesh: A moderntemple housing images of several deities, religious leaders and national heros portraying unity in diversity inaugurated by the late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.11
Bharatji Mandir at Rishikesh
in Uttar Pradesh: Oldest temple in Rishikeshdedicated to MahaVishnu.12
Bijli Mahadev Temple at Bijli Mahadev
near Kullu in Himachal Pradesh:Ancient Shiva temple accessible only by foot 11 km away from Kullu. Known for itslightning conducting flag staff.13
Bisheshar Mahadev Temple at Kullu
in Himachal Pradesh: A large stonemonument with beautiful icons and carvings.14
Chandi Devi Temple at Chandi Parvat
near Haridwar in Uttar Pradesh: Locatedon a hill near Haridwar.15
Chandra Mowliswara Temple at Rishikesh
in Uttar Pradesh: Modern temple built in the South Indian style.16
Chintpurni Temple at Chintpurni
near Jwalamukhi in Himachal Pradesh: Arevered Shakti shrine where the Goddess is worshipped in the form of a stone lingam.17
Daksh Mahadev Temple at Kangal
near Haridwar in Uttar Pradesh: A templesaid to be the site of a yagna conducted by Daksha according to Hindu mythology.18
Ganga Mata Temple at Gangotri
in Uttar Pradesh19
Gaurishankar Temple at Jagatsukh
near Manali in Himachal Pradesh: A smallshikhara temple excavated and discovered in this century.20
Gayatri Temple at Jagatsukh
near Manali in Himachal Pradesh: Ancient templewith intricate woodwork with modern marble image of Gayatri.21
Gayatri Temple at Shanti Kunj
near Haridwar in Uttar Pradesh: 24 images of Gayatri near the Saptarishi Ashram, with yantras - on the banks of the Ganges.22
Gurdwara Guru Gobind Singh at Mandi
in Himachal Pradesh: A gurdwaraconstructed by the side of a rock where Guru Gobind Singh meditated.23
Hidimba Devi Temple at Manali
in Himachal Pradesh: Ancient cave templecelebrating Hidimba of Mahabharata with intricately carved wooden doors and awooden shikhara.24
Jwalamukhi Temple at Jwalamukhi
in Himachal Pradesh: One of the reveredShakthi Peeths in India, where the mother Goddess is worshipped in the form of anundying flame.
 
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Kalbhairav Temple at Haridwar
in Uttar Pradesh26
Kamleshwar Mahadeo Temple at Srinagar
inUttar Pradesh27
Karna Temple at Karna Prayag
near Joshi Math in Uttar Pradesh: A templededicated to Karna one of the heroes of the epic Mahabharata.28
Kedarnath Temple at Kedarnath
in Uttar Pradesh: One of the 12 Jyotirlingamsin India and an important center for pilgrms all over India in the lofty Himalayas, it isaccessed only after a long trek. Kedarnath, Madhya Maheshwar, Rudranath,Tunganath and Kalpeswar constitute the Panch(5) Kedar shrines.29
Khir Bhavani Temple at Tulamulla
near Srinagar in Jammu & Kashmir: Bhavaniis worshipped here in the form of a stone lingam, in a small shrine in the middle of atank.30
Krishna Mandir at Mandi
in Himachal Pradesh: A 17th century temple with asilver idol of Krishna.31
Maansa Devi Temple at Haridwar
in Uttar Pradesh: A white temple with a spireon the Vilvparvat hill accessible by a motor winch.32
Maha Saraswathi Temple at Krall
near Ramban in Jammu & Kashmir: Moderntemple in the Dravidian style commemorating the time immemorial shrine toSaraswathi in the Kashmir area, now in ruins.33
Manikaran temple at Manikaran
near Kulu in Himachal Pradesh: This townknown for its hot springs houses a very ancient temple dedicated to Shiva34
Mata Maheshwar Temple at Gupt Kashi
in Uttar Pradesh: A temple dedicated toArdhnarishwar.35
Nandikeshwar Temple at Chamunda
near Dharmsala in Himachal Pradesh: Acenter for Shakti worship housing Chamunda and Nandikeshwar, on the banks of theriver Banganga.36
Narasimhaswami Temple at Joshi Math
in Uttar Pradesh: Narasimhaworshipped as a Saligrama stone, said to be installed by the religious leader AdiSankara in the past millennium.37
Neelkanth Mahadeo Temple at Nilkanth Mahadeo
near Rishikesh in Uttar Pradesh: Shiva temple at a height of 5000 ft above sea leve.38
Raghunath Temple at Jammu
in Jammu & Kashmir: This is one of the mostimportant of the several temples in Jammu. The walls around the central shrine areadorned with the incarnations of Vishnu.39
Raghunathji Temple at Vasishta
near Manali in Himachal Pradesh: Located onthe banks of the Beas river with adjoining hot springs.

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