Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple, Uttarakhand

Tarkeshwar Mahadev is a Sidhpeetha Temple and is situated in Lansdowne of Pauri Garhwal in the Indian State of Uttarakhand and its about 1500 to 2000 years old temple, so Its a very historical and religious place. The Tarkeshwar Temple is dedicated to the Lord Shiva. The Tarkeshwar temple is Kul Devta of more than 85 villages in this area. Special Pooja is organized in this temple twice a year, in which a new crop is offered to the Lord by the villagers.

Epic stated, The Tarkeshwar Dham is a divine and a holy place, where Lord Shiva rested here after killing the demon Tarkasur. The Goddess Parvati planted seven trees of cedar to save Lord Shiva from the heat of the sun's rays. Even today, these sacred seven trees are present in the premises of the temple in the shape of trishul.

The Tarkeshwar Mahadev temple is surrounded by cedar and pine forest, the mesmerizing view, Quiet and calm atmosphere, this place is heaven for nature lovers. During the journey of temple, as you going the higher, the temperature drops and you can see the beautiful road its way through the alpine forest. Once you reach the Tarkeshwar Temple you feel the calmness. There is a Dharamshala available and with advance information about your visit you can stay at the Dharamshala.

Tourist can easily reach the temple as it is well connected with roads and regular taxi/cab services. The buses comes after a regular interval. The nearby famous tourist destination is Lansdowne. This is a great weekend getaway destination from Delhi, Chandigarh, Noida and Gurugram. The Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple is about 40 KM from Lansdowne and is nearly about 290 kilometers from Delhi. The route to be taken is Delhi-Meerut-Kotdwar-Duggada-Lansdowne-Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple.


Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple open at 06:00 AM to 06:00 PM


Temple is located in deep forest, so closing timing can be in between 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM depending on the visitors availability.

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17 March 2020

Can we perform wedding ceremony with close relatives and in pure spiritual way.?