Bilkeshwar Mahadev Mandir
Bilkeshwar Mahadev Temple is a religious-places and is to be found at Haridwar, Uttarakhand. Bilkeshwar Mahade Temple is yet one more place which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. As the story told by the board placed outside the temple, Parvati appeased Lord Shiva under the Bilva tree, therefore the name of the temple. The God, pleased with the prayers of Parvati, blessed her and agreed to take her as his wife. The very old temple is very popular among the local crowd.
Temple is surrounded by woods in slightly hilly area. It is one of the weekend gateway and tourist attraction in Haridwar. Bilkeshwar Mahadev Temple is visited by many peoples every year from different parts of the world. The very old temple is very popular among the local crowd. The place is quite remote, and you will have to go uphill to visit the shrine. It is a small temple which houses a Shiva linga and Nandi made out of stone. The place also houses small temples for Lord Ganesh, Lord Hanuman and Goddess Parvati. It is a tradition to offer Bilva leaves to Lord Shiva and to do abhishek of the Shiva lingam with the water of River Ganga.
How To Reach Bilkeshwar Mahadev Mandir
The temple is located at a distance of 500 m from Haridwar Junction Railway Station. Haridwar Railway Station is the nearest railway station is 03Km and Jolly Grant Airport is 25Km and Rishikesh is 20Km.
Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit in Bilkeshwar Mahadev Mandir are February, March, August, September, October. Summers aren’t as hot as the rest of India, but they definitely are hot with cooler nights. Monsoons are beautiful too.
Location Of Bilkeshwar Mahadev Mandir