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Sunday, February 5, 2012

Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple Fair and Festival at Dehradun on Shivratri


Tapkeshwar Mandir Dehradun

Tapkeshwar Mandir Dehradun

Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple is dedicated to Shiva and the fair and festival held here during Shivratri is highly auspicious. Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple Mela date is February 20. The temple is around 6 km from Dehradun city center and is located in Ghari area. The Mahashivratri day in phalgun month attracts thousands of devotees.

Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple is located on the banks of a river and the highlight of the temple is that water falls drop by drop atom the Shivling in the temple from a rock crevice.

During Mahashivratri there is night long jagran at the temple. Special pujas and bhajans are held on the occasion.

Tapkeshwar Mandir Dehradun

The Tapkeshwar temple is situated in the Garhi Cantonment area around 6.5 kms from the Dehradun city. Tapkeshwar is a heavenly place along a seasonal rivulet in the dense forest valley where a large number of devotees throng mainly during the Shivratri. Tapkeswar Mahadev temple is the auspicious place where the guru Drona of Pandavas and Kauravas, meditated to gain further knowledge. The water or moisture collects from the hills and trees and flows down as droplets onto the shivling, hence the name (Tapkeshwar). Thousands and thousands of people flock to this place to see the special marriage ceremony of Shiva and Parvati.

Tapkeshwar Temple Dehradun

The main Entrance of the Tapkeswar Shiv Temple in Dehradun with shops all around from where you can take parshaad. The stairs take you down to the main mandir entrance gate.

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