Daksheshwar Mahadev - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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Daksha Mahadev temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, located in the town of Kankhal, about 4 km from Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India. It is named after King Daksha Prajapati, the father of Sati. Daksha is one of the fourteen Prajapatis, creator deities, who preside over procreation and are the protector of life in Hindu mythology.

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Maya Devi Temple, Haridwar

Maya Devi Temple, Haridwar

3.45km from Daksheshwar Mahadev

Maya Devi Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to goddess Maya in the holy city of Haridwar of Uttarakhand state in India. It is believed that the heart and navel of goddess Sati fell in the region where the temple stands today and thus it is sometimes referred to as a Shakti Peetha.

Shri Mata Mansa Devi Mandir, Haridwar

Shri Mata Mansa Devi Mandir, Haridwar

4.45km from Daksheshwar Mahadev

Mansa Devi temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to goddess Mansa Devi in the holy city of Haridwar in the Uttarakhand state of India. The temple is located atop the Bilwa Parvat on the Sivalik Hills, the southernmost mountain chain of the Himalayas. The temple, also known as Bilwa Tirth is one of the Panch Tirth (Five Pilgrimages) within Haridwar.

Har Ki Pauri

Har Ki Pauri

4.87km from Daksheshwar Mahadev

Har Ki Pauri is a famous ghat on the banks of the Ganges in Haridwar in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. This revered place is the major landmark of the holy city of Haridwar. Literally, "Har" means "Lord Shiva" who is the god according to shaivite Rishav Bhagwan school of Hindu theology, "Ki" means "of" and "Pauri" means "steps". Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu are believed to have visited the Brahmakund in Har Ki Pauri in the Vedic times.

Bhimgoda Barrage

Bhimgoda Barrage

5.1km from Daksheshwar Mahadev

The Bhimgoda Barrage also referred to as the Bhimgoda Weir or Bhimgoda Head Works, is a barrage on the Ganges River at Har ki Pauri near Haridwar in Haridwar district, Uttarakhand, India. Built as the headworks of the Upper Ganges Canal, an initial barrage was completed by 1854 and replaced twice; the final one completed in 1983. The primary purpose of barrage is irrigation but it also serves to provide water for hydroelectric power production and control floods.

Pawan Dham, Haridwar

Pawan Dham, Haridwar

6.76km from Daksheshwar Mahadev

Pawan Dham Temple is one among the most visited pilgrimage shrines in Haridwar. Devotees who come to Haridwar can never afford to miss a visit to Pawan Dham Temple. The temple is one of the oldest doms in the state of Uttarakhand. The ornamental Idols are the biggest attraction within the shrine. Swami Vedantanand ji Maharaj is the founder of the temple.

Rajaji National Park

Rajaji National Park

7.43km from Daksheshwar Mahadev

Rajaji National Park is an Indian national park and tiger reserve that encompasses the Shivaliks, near the foothills of the Himalayas. The park is spread over 820 km2. and three districts of Uttarakhand: Haridwar, Dehradun and Pauri Garhwal. In 1983, three wildlife sanctuaries in the area namely, Chilla, Motichur and Rajaji sanctuaries were merged into one. The Ganga and Song rivers flow through the park.

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Haridwar

Haridwar

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A district with religious importance and As of 2011 it is the most populous district of Uttarakhand

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