Shri Neelkanth Mahadev Mandir - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Shri Neelkanth Mahadev Mandir

Neelknth 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.

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The Beatles Ashram

The Beatles Ashram

4.51km from Shri Neelkanth Mahadev Mandir

Beatles ashram is an ashram close to the north Indian city of Rishikesh in the state of Uttarakhand. It is located on the eastern bank of the Ganges river, opposite the Muni Ki Reti area of Rishikesh, in the foothills of the Himalayas. The ashram gained international attention between February and April 1968 when the English rock band the Beatles studied meditation there, along with celebrities such as Donovan, Mia Farrow and Mike Love.

Triveni Ghat

Triveni Ghat

4.67km from Shri Neelkanth Mahadev Mandir

Triveni Ghat is a ghat situated in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. It is the biggest and most famous ghat in Rishikesh at the banks of Ganges. Triveni Ghat remains overcrowded with devotees to take ritual baths to get cleansed from their sins. It is believed that the ghat was visited by Lord Krishna when he got hurt by the arrow of Jara – a hunter. Being the most venerated ghat in Rishikesh,

Patna Waterfall

Patna Waterfall

5.05km from Shri Neelkanth Mahadev Mandir

Patna Waterfall is named after the small village where this waterfall is located. This waterfall is also famous for the limestone caves located next to the waterfall. The trek to the waterfall starts 5 km from Lakshman Jhula on Neelkanth temple road. It is a beautiful 1.5 km trek one way from the road through Rajaji Forest. This trek to the waterfall is steep and little hard. The waterfalls would be almost dry in summer season and not advised to visit in summer.

Parmarth Niketan Ashram

Parmarth Niketan Ashram

5.08km from Shri Neelkanth Mahadev Mandir

Parmarth Niketan, is situated in the lap of the green Himalayas along the banks of the river Ganges. With over 1000 rooms, Parmarth Niketan is also the largest ashram in Rishikesh. The ashram offers a comfortable, inspirational environment and uplifts your body, mind and spirit as well as a helps in developing a deeper connection with the Divine. This place has a set timetable that is followed by everyone in the ashram. The day starts with universal morning prayers, yoga, and meditation classes,

Tera Manzil Temple

Tera Manzil Temple

5.17km from Shri Neelkanth Mahadev Mandir

Tera Manzil Temple is a famous tourist spot and holy multi-storey temple located on the banks of river Ganga in Rishikesh. Also called up as Trimbakeshwar Temple in Rishikesh, this holy shrine has 13 storeys and each storey has several idols of Hindu Gods and Goddesses.

Shri Laxman Jhula Bridge

Shri Laxman Jhula Bridge

5.19km from Shri Neelkanth Mahadev Mandir

A suspension bridge across the river Ganges located 5 kilometers (3 mi) north-east of the city of Rishikesh. Lakshman Jhula is a pedestrian bridge that is also used by motorbikes. It is said that the Hindu deity Lakshmana crossed the Ganges on jute ropes where the bridge is built.

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