3 Hindu Temples in Jammu and Kashmir that you should visit - With photos & details

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3 Hindu Temples to explore in Jammu and Kashmir

Famous for its lakes, gardens and mountains. With a long history of nations fighting with each other for their territorial ambitions in the region.

Kheer bhawani templeTULLAMULLA GANDERBAL KHEERBHAWANI, MAIN MARKET, Tulmulla, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 191131

Kheer Bhawani/Ksheer Bhawani is a temple dedicated to the Goddess Kheer Bhavani (originally just Bhawani) constructed over a sacred spring. The worship of Kheer Bhawani is universal among the Hindus of Kashmir. The temple is situated at a distance of 14 miles east of Srinagar near the village of Tul Mul. The term kheer refers to rice pudding that is offered in the spring to propitiate the Goddess, which became part of the name of the temple.

Machail Mata templeMachail Mata Padder, Jammu and Kashmir 182204

Machail Mata is a Goddess Durga shrine popularly known as Machail Mata being located in the village Machail, from where it derives its name, in Kishtwar District of Jammu region in India. It may be noted that Goddess Durga is also known by the name Kaali or Chandi. Machailmata Sthan as the shrine is popularly known, has a landscape of unblemished beauty with hills, glaciers and tributaries of the Chenab River (Chadrabhaga). Paddar valley, nearby is famous for its world-famous sapphire mines.

Shree Raghunath Ji TempleFatthu Chaugan, Pakki Dhaki, Old Heritage City, Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir 180001

Raghunath Temple is a well-known holy shrine of the Hindus. Located in Jammu, Raghunath Mandir is one of the largest temple complexes of the Northern part of India. The temple is dedicated to Lord Rama, who is believed to be an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. In 1835, the construction of this temple was started by the founder of Jammu & Kashmir, Maharaja Gulab Singh. After the death of Gulab Singh, it was completed by his son, Maharaja Rambir Singh in 1860.