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Bilkeshwar Mahadev Temple In Haridwar Uttarakhand


Bilkeshwar Mahadev Temple is a holy temple located in Haridwar of Uttarakhand state. This holy temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, which situated near Haridwar is built on the "Bilva Parvat". It is a small temple, which is made of stone with the usual Shivlinga and Nandi. This temple is surrounded by a forest in a mountainous area. In this temple to offer leaves of Bel for Lord Shiva and with the water of the river Ganges, Shivling is the tradition of anointing. In this temple, Bilkeshwar Mahadev is in the form of Shivling below Sheshnag. It is said about this place that Mata Parvati here used to calm down his hunger by eating 'Belpatr', but when to drinking water used to be a problem then upon the insistence of Gods, Lord Brahma used to leave the stream of Ganga. There is "Gauri Kund" at a distance of 50 steps from Bilkeshwar Mahadev Temple. It is believed that during penance, Mata Parvati used to take bath in this Gauri Kund. Bilkeshwar Mahadev Temple is one of the main religious places of Haridwar.


How To Reach Bilkeshwar Mahadev Temple

By Air

The nearest airport to Haridwar is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is about 38 km from Haridwar.

By Rail

The nearest railway station of Haridwar is Haridwar, which comes under to the Northern Railway Zone of Indian Railways.

By Road

Bilkeshwar Mahadev Temple is located at about 1.5 km from Haridwar town.

Haridwar Bilkeshwar Mahadev Temple In Haridwar Uttarakhand Photos and Timings