Daksh Mahadev Temple

Daksh Mahadev Temple, Haridwar

Daksh Mahadev Temple
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ravi p
Auckland Central, New Zealand597 contributions
Another must visit temple in haridwar. Mahadev mandhir is so devine... there is a bore just outisde the temple and water is so sweet & chilled as it comes from ganga i guess and u can drink happily
Written 20 June 2022
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Manama, Bahrain1,479 contributions
Daksha Mahadev temple is located in Kankhal area of Haridwar. This is about 5 kms from mainn city. As per Hindu mythology, it is believed that Daksha prajapati organised a yagna at this place inviting all devas, sages except Mahadev to insult him. Mahadev's wife Sati had a confrontation with Daksha and sacrificed her body by jumping into the yagna kund. Mahadev became very angry and tore one of his hair, threw it in the ground from which his ferocious form of Veerbhadra emerged. He destroyed the yagna and cut Daksha's head. Daksha was responsible for the expansion of srishti, so the Brahma & devas requested Mahadev to make him alive. Mahadev brought Daksha into life by adding head of a male goat on his body. The temple is built at the same place where yagna was performed by Daksha. Very important for Shaivaites and lot of people gather on the day of Shivratri.
The entry in the temple is free and open throughout the day. Be careful of the monkeys. There is car parking near the temple and you have to walk just 100 meters for the temple. Can be visited anytime during the year however summer may be uncomfortable if crowded. We did not find any crowd during our visit.
Written 18 December 2021
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Rohit Gupta
Ghaziabad District, India30 contributions
Category : History/ Religion
Ideal Time - 2 Hrs / Rating 4.4 Out 5
Daksha Mahadev Temple :Located 1.5 Kms from Har Ki Pauri. is also known as Daksheswara Mahadev Temple, is one of the oldest temples Located in Kankhal in Haridwar.Dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Sati, the temple was named after Goddess Swati’s father, King Daksha Prajapati. The temple houses a Yajna Kund and also has a thousand year old Banyan tree. The Daksha ghat on the left of the main temple allows devotees to take a dip in the holy Ganga River. Open All days 4Am to 7 Pm
Written 27 December 2020
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macedonboy
Glasgow, UK1,57,500 contributions
The Daksheswar Mahadev Temple is a Shiva temple named for King Daksha Prajapati, who was the father of Sati, while Sati was the first consort of Shiva. Daksheswar Mahadev Temple is one of the many temples in Haridwar and purely from an aesthetic point of view, it’s not all that interesting.
Written 26 December 2019
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Meera Joshi
Surat, India35 contributions
Daksh Mahadev mandir is mythological place where Parvati Mata became Sati and left her life in Sati Kund. One visiting at Haridwar should visit this temple.
Written 11 December 2019
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FeatureSM
Lucknow, India39 contributions
Family
Hey guys this is amazing place to visit with your friends and family this place tells u about traditional and spiritual of lord Shiva..
Written 18 November 2019
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Soma S
Kolkata (Calcutta), India515 contributions
Family
This is Sati Mata 's birthplace as well as the place where Sati left her life in Sati kund when her father Daksha insulted her husband Lord Shiva. This place is in Kankhal and Ganga is flowing near sati kinda adjacent to the temple campus. Ganga is not very clean here. But people takes bath due to the mythological importance of this place. Opposite to this temple campus Maa Aanandamoyi's Ashram is there. I have visited that place too for half an hour.
Written 11 November 2019
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Dream175520
Bengaluru, India12 contributions
Very nice old temple Must see during the trip to Haridwar felt blessed plenty of parking space in a good location
Written 6 November 2019
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Peregrineri
New Delhi, India945 contributions
When I first visited this temple many years ago, it was somehow much better. Now, like nearly all the big temples, there's more concrete and more commercial activity around it, and that kind of spoils the atmosphere. Most people just come in for their few seconds of darshan and go out without really noticing much of anything. I didn't get the feeling i had earlier.
Written 29 October 2019
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Laxman
Bikaner, India13 contributions
Family
excellent place.neat and clean.situated in kankhal approx 5-6km from haridwar.sasural of lord shiva.
Written 24 September 2019
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