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Angyari Mahadev Temple

Angyari Mahadev Temple

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Diety - Lord Shiva
Built By - Adi Shankaracharya
Location - Near Binatoli, Chamoli
Timings - 05:00 A.M. to 09:00 P.M.

Angyari Mahadev Temple, Chamoli, Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is a peaceful state that is also known as ‘DEVBHOOMI’ which means ‘ THE LAND OF GODS’. Uttarakhand has been known as Dev Bhoomi since some ancient times and it also comes under Himalayan region which makes it even more beautiful and soothing. It has land of temples and a worship spot of the devotees. It is a spiritual and religious magnet since is a land where many saints wrote many famous religious books and have the most amazing environment for the people who devote their time in learning about the religious and spiritual aura. There are thousands of temples that represent the essence of many lords like Lord Vishnu and these temples also represent divine knowledge.

About Angyari Mahadev Temple

The famous Angyari Mahadev Temple of Uttarakhand is located on the border of Chamoli and Bageshwar district. This temple is a divine place located in the Gwaladam region of Chamoli district.

Pilgrim who wants to visit this holy place can reach here via Talwadi, Gwaladam, or Gairsain. Many people visit this beautiful place in the months of sawan, specially the people who live in the local region. This temple is situated in the dense forest in Gwaladam region of the Chamoli. This temple carries many religious values to the local people. Not even for local people but also devotees of Lord Vishnu and the enthusiasts of trekking also visit the famous Angyari Mahadev Temple to see the glorious form of Lord Bholenath.

The travelers have to trek for almost 4 to 5 km to reach this holy Angyari Mahadev Temple. There is some difficulties in the route of this temple, the route of Lord Shiva’s temple is difficult and inaccessible at some point as you have to trek and climb steep ridges but in the route of Angyari Mahadev Temple it is a very different situation, pilgrims have to climb 2 km steep climb, then a straight path, then 1 km, and then half a km down to the valley . But it is worth the travelling as this temple is situated at a beautiful place with amazing view.

The route is slippery and remains cold and refreshing and specially at the time of sawan, the oak forest looks just magical.

Why Angyari Mahadev Temple Famous For

Angyari Mahadev Temple is famous for many things, like there temples, lord shiva temples, trekking, hiking, offbeat, pilgrimage, the view, its history, the surroundings is a pleasure to the eyes and more such things.

Mythology About Angyari Mahadev Temple

Angyari Mahadev Temple has a very rich history. It is believed that Maharishi Angyari did penance to Lord Shiva in this place, which makes the Lord Shiva very cheerful, and then he gave his Darshan to Angyari Maharishi at this place. It was also believed that at that time the Ganga, Gomti and Bhagirathi rivers also originated from here. As the time passed, the ganga and Bhagirathi river gradually disappeared, but there are some parts of the Gomti river that are still there.

Angyari Mahadev Temple is divided in two parts, the main part of this temple is situated above the walk passage and other of the two parts is situated below the walking passage. There is also a water source nearby, that has been flowing continuously for a lot of years, the water of this river always graze on the Shivlinga. It is also believed by the people that whoever comes in here in the month of sawan and wish for something with their devoted heart, there wish will be get fulfilled y the almighty. This is a very iconic place and all the pilgrims and even the devotees comes here especially in the month of sawan to worship the almighty and also to enjoy the amazing view and atmosphere at that point of time.

Best Time To Visit Angyari Mahadev Temple

The best time to visit Angyari Mahadev Temple is in the months of Feb, March, April, May, June, September, October and November as in this time the temple is in its most amazing look and also the environment and surroundings at this time of the year is pleasant and it is  easy to travel at this time because the weather is decent and also trekking is possible only in these months of the year. Other than that there is a high possibility of slides and bad weather conditions like floods, bad roads etc in other months of the year.

Many pilgrims visit Angyari Mahadev Temple in the month of sawan. This month is the best time of visiting the Angyari Mahadev Temple because of the richness of its environment that you can experience in sawan and also the beautiful greenery that this place has enriched over the years and also the people of local villages comes here to worship in the Angyari Mahadev Temple.

Location of Angyari Mahadev Temple

This temple is situated in a very beautiful place in Chamoli, Garhwal, near Binatoli in Uttarakhand.
Entry Fees : Entry is Free in Angyari Mahadev Temple.

How To Reach Angyari Mahadev Temple

The nearest railway station that will help you reach Angyari Mahadev Temple is Kathgodam railway station in Haldwani in Uttarakhand. From there you can book a bus or even a personal taxi to reach here.
Pilgrims can reach in this place via Talwandi, Gwaldam, or Gairsain.

Visit Angyari Mahadev Temple During Char Dham Yatra

The Char dham is a set of four pilgrimage sites in India that can help you achieve moksha (salvation) if you go and worship with full devotion. The four dhams are Badrinath, Dwarka, Puri and Rameshwara. It is also believed that every hindu should visit the Char Dhams once during a lifetime.

In Uttarakhand one of the most important pilgrimages is the Char Dham Yatra, in which you can visit the holy sites of Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath, the Char Dham draws the most number of devotees compare to all the other worship places.

You can always visit the Angyari  Mahadev Temple while travelling for your Char Dham Yatra as it is in the way of your journey to Char Dham and this temple possess some of the rich history that people especially the devotees of Lord Shiva should abode.

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