Sem Mukhem Nagraja Temple, Uttarakhand

The Sem Mukhem Nagraja is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Krishna (who is also known as Nagraja). The Sem Mukhem Nagraja or the temple of the king of snakes is one of the famous Nagatirthas or snake pilgrimage sites in the whole of Indian sub continent. According to the followers this is the original layer of the Nag raja. The temple complex is very sturdily built and quite old. The style used in the architecture of this temple is very familiar with the style adopted to build the revered seat of Lord Shiva, the Kedarnath Temple. The door of the temple is vey religiously built. It portrays the mythological scenario in which the Nag raja is spreading out his fan while the great proprietary god, Lord Vishnu is playing his flute atop the Nag raja.

After entering the sacred sanctum through this grand gate the travellers will see the self appeared or swambhu idol of the Nag raja. The natural beauty around the temple is very alluring. It pleases the travellers and the devotees alike. The verdant natural garden and the high mountain peak all around the temple valley making the sacred temple an embodiment of peacefulness and spirituality. On the way to Srinagar from Uttarakhand there is a little town named Godalia and for here only the visitors can travel up to New Tehri from where the road to Lambgaon Lake opens up. It from this juncture onwards, the travelling to Sem Mukhem Nagraja sacred temple and religious sanctuary begins. The visitors from all across the country come and visit the Sem Mukhem Nagraja for offering prayers and receiving blessings.

Timings

Sem Mukhem Nagraja Temple open at 6:00 AM to till 7:00-8:00 PM

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