Temples In Uttarakhand

December, 2017 | Post By: Vinay Dobhal | Editor: Neha






Agneri Devi Temple

Agneri Devi Temple



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Atariya Temple

Atariya Temple

Atariya Temple is situated in Rudrapur which is 15 kms from Udham Singh Nagar at an elevation of 630 mts above the sea level. Atariya Temple is situated 2 km from the Rudrapur bus stand and is considered as one of the famous tourist attractions. The Atariya Temple is dedicated to Goddess Atariya and is a chief religious centre which is associated with a mythological legend. According to the legend it is believed that King Rudra's chariot got stuck in the marshy area when he was passing by. This encouraged him to build this temple and a well at that spot. Every year during the occasion of 'Navratras' a large fair is held here for 10 days and thousands of devotees come to seek the blessings of Goddess Atariya.

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Bagnath Temple

Bagnath Temple

Bageshwar gets its name from Bagnath Temple which is an ancient temple of Lord Shiva. It is in the heart of the town. According to mythological legends, sage Markandey lived here and the place was visited by Lord Shiva in the form of Bagh or tiger.
The sacred shrine was built during the reign of the Chands and it is believed that no one could install the Shivlinga in the sanctum, finally, Shri Manorath Pandey of Palayn village performed penance and succeeded in installing the Shivlinga on Shivratri. Since then a massive fair is held here on 'Shivratri' to mark this auspicious occasion. Large number of pilgrims flock to the shrine, especially on Shivratri and on every Monday of the holy month of'Sharvan'.
There are also group of temples dedicated to various Hindu deities. The main shrines among them arethe Bhairav temple, Dattatrey Maharaj, Ganga Mai temple, Hanuman temple, Durga temple, Kalika temple, Thingal Bhairav temple, Panchnam Junakhara and the Vaneswar temple etc.

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Baleshwar Temple

Baleshwar Temple

Baleshwar Temple is believed to be built by the Chand rulers between 10 - 12 century A.D. It is located in the center of Champawat city. Baleshwar temple is dedicated to lord Shiva is known for its magnificent stone carvings and its protected monuments. There are evidences of temples dedicated to Baleshwar, Ratneshwar and Champawati Durga being built by the early kings of the Chand dynasty.

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Bhumia Temple

Bhumia Temple

It is situated at the bank of Ram Ganga River near Masi Bazaar. You can see thousands of people from different parts of Uttranchal visiting and worshiping in this temple through out the year.

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