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Mukteshwar Mahadev Temple Pathankot

MUKTESHWAR TEMPLE

Address: Jugial – Dam Rd, Doong, Pathankot, Punjab 145029
Phone: 094173 24685
Email: donation@mukteshwarmahadev.com
Website: www.mukteshwarmahadev.com

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Mukteshwar Mahadev Temple is a popular shrine of Lord Shiva, it is also known as Mukesaran Mandir – located near Pathankot City on Shahpur Kandi Dam road. It is the holy temple of the Hindu religion, where the idols of Lord Ganesha, Lord Bramha, Lord Vishnu, Lord Hanuman and Goddess Parvati are present. This temple is one of the most sacred places around Pathankot. There are some caves which date to the time of the Mahabharata. According to a legend, the Pandavas stayed in those caves for a night during their exile (Agayatwas). Locals say that these caves near the Mandir dates back to the period of the Mahabharata. These caves are on the way to Shahpur Kandi and is situated on the bank of the River Ravi, 22 km from Pathankot City in Shahpur Kandi at Doong village.

The caves and temple has been carved on one of the rocky hill. This temple stands tall at the hill top and is a landmark around the city.

Situated at the hilltop, Mukteshwar Mahadev temple has a white marble Shivling, with a copper Yoni. The Shivling is surrounded by the idols of Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu, Goddess Paravati, Lord Hanuman and Lord Ganesha.

A Fair, called the Mukesran Da Mela, is held annually at this place, in April, to mark Baisakhi festival. Also every year big festival on day of Shivratri and after one month of shivratri there is three-day festival Chaitra Chodiya and also Navratri festival. Somvati Amavasya is another big fair temple committee organizes. Lots of pilgrim from all over the Punjab and nearby state Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir comes here for to worship God every year mainly on Mukesran mela and Shivratri.

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Mukteshwar temple is one of the most sacred places around Pathankot Punjab. These caves are on the way to Shahpur Kandi and This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is situated on the bank of the River Ravi, about 20–22 km from Pathankot City in Shaupur Kandi. The temple is also known as the Mukesran Mandir A mela, called the Mukesran Da Mela, is held every year, in the month of April, to mark Baisakhi. Lots of pilgrim from all over the Punjab and nearby state Himachal and Jammu and kashmir comes here for puja every year (worship) mainly on that mela and on Shiv Ratri

These caves which date to the time of the Mahabharata according to a legend, the Pandavas stayed in those caves for a while during their “Agayatwas” (exile) and is believed to have served as the house of the Pandavas, during their exile. Situated at the hilltop, Mukteshwar temple has a white marble Shivling, with a copper Yoni. The Shivling is surrounded by the idols of Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu, Goddess Paravati, Lord Hanuman and Lord Ganesha.. there is every year big festival on day shivratri and after one month of shivratri there is three day festival chodiya amvseya and also navratre and Beshaki festival …. Here are some more photos of Mukeshwar Temple Photos History These caves which date to the time of the Mahabharata according to a legend, the Pandavas stayed in those caves for a while during their “Agayatwas” (exile) and is believed to have served as the house of the Pandavas, during their exile. Situated at the hilltop, Mukteshwar temple has a Shivling, with a copper Yoni. The Shivling is surrounded by the idols of Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu, Goddess Paravati, Lord Hanuman and Lord Ganesha.. there is every year big festival on day shivratri and after one month of shivratri there is three day festival chodiya amvseya and also navratre and Beshaki festival.

This temple is very well connected by road to nearby state Jammu and kashmir, Himachal and is just 21 km away from Pathankot, one can easily reach here by road. The Ranjit Sagar Dam Hydroelectric Project is just 2 km from here. The left bank of river falls in the Punjab State and the Right Bank in J&K State, so the view of the river Ravi and hills is awesome. This temple is village doongh. Mukteshwar temple three link road on the Ranjit Sagar Dam Project road .

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