Raghunathji Temple In Devprayag Uttarakhand


Raghunathji Temple is a famous ancient temple located in Devprayag of Uttarakhand state. This temple is a holy place of Hindus, situated on the banks of the confluence of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda. This temple is dedicated to Lord Rama (incarnation of Lord Vishnu). Raghunathji is worshipped in this sacred temple as Lord Rama. King Jagat Singh of Kullu constructed this temple of Lord Rama to get rid of sin. In front of the Raghunathji temple are an idol of Garuda and a hill the slightly above of the temple, whose name is Vaman cave and nearby is Lord Rama has a stone's throne. Near the temple premises, there is a tree of peepal, which is said to be said that Lord Rama had done penance at this place. Raghunathji temple is associated with Ramayan period. According to legend, Lord Rama after killing Ravana (which was a demon king Brahmin), to get rid of the sins of Brahmahatya, Lord Rama had done penance at this place. Raghunathji Temple is a main religious attraction site of Devprayag, where the temple is visited by devotees throughout the year.


How To Reach :-

By Air

The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is about 89 km from Devprayag.

By Rail

The nearest railway station is Rishikesh, which is about 75 km from Devprayag.

By Road

 Devprayag is located on national highway 58.

Best Time To Visit :-

The best time to visit Raghunathji Temple is between the months of September to May. Travelling here in these months is the best and enjoyable. During the winter season, the weather of here is cold. Due to snowfall on the surrounding hills in the winter season, the temperature of here goes down very much. Due to heavy rains in the rainy season, it is a bit difficult to travel of here because of heavy rains threatening landslides.

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