Mahadev Temple

Mahadev Temple

The cave temples are dedicated to the Hindu deity Lord Shiva and are located on the banks of
the river Ravi. The caves are said to have been used by the Pandavas for staying during their
final year in exile. Mukteshwar Temple is situated atop a hill and contains a marble Shiva lingam and a copper yoni. The idols of the various Hindu deities Brahma, Vishnu, Hanuman, Parvati and Ganesha surround the Lingam.
These are 5500-year-old caves & a temple built by Pandavas. According to the Hindu
Mythology, these caves are as old as the Mahabharata. It was built by pandavas during their
exile, as according to a legend stated in the mythology, these caves served as home to the
pandavas as they rested and took shelter over here during their exile. It was during their
Agyatvas that they stayed in these caves for six months.
This place is also known as Mini Haridwar. Those people who cannot do ash immersion of
their kin at haridwar, they flow it in Ravi River at Mukteshwar Mahadev Temple.

How to reach Mahadev temple

By Air Pathankot can be reached by Air from Delhi.The nearest airport is at the distance of 5 km from city.The tourist place is at the distance of 27 km from airport.

By Train Pathankot is well connected with railway network.The nearest railway station from tourist place is 25 km.

By Road The place can be reached by road easily. It is at the distance of 25Km from Pathankot Bus Stand.

Visit to: Mahadev Temple


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