Jalmagna Shivlinga In Gangotri Uttarakhand


The Jalmagna Shivlinga is a natural Shivling near the Gangotri temple, which is immersed in water in the middle of the holy Ganges (Bhagirathi) river. After the water level of the river decreases, it visible the natural Shivlinga. During the visit to Gangotri, you can darshan of the Jalmagna Shivlinga. With the advent of Goddess Ganga on earth, this Shivling has a mythological connection. According to mythology, when the Goddess Ganga came to earth from heaven, so at this place, their his sharp stream, Lord Shiva has imprisoned in his hair. It is the center of attraction in Gangotri.


How To Reach :-

By Air

The nearest airport to Gangotri is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is about 268 km away from Gangotri.

By Train

The nearest railway station of Gangotri is Dehradun, which is about 242 km away from Gangotri.

By Road

Jalmagna Shivlinga is located near to the Gangotri Temple.

Best Time To Visit :-

The best time to travel to the Jalmagna Shivlinga is between from the months of September to November and April to Jun. Travelling here in these months is the best and enjoyable. In the winter season, the journey of here is closed for 6 months. During the winter season, the weather of here is cold. Due to heavy snowfall 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.

Jalmagna Shivlinga In Gangotri Uttarakhand Photos and Timings