Temples In Gangotri

Temples In Gangotri
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  • 12 October 2022

Gangotri is a well-known Hindu pilgrimage site in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is situated alongside the Bhagirathi River, one of the two main headstreams of the Ganges, and close to Shivaling Peak in the Himalayas, which is home to the Gangotri glacier.

Gangotri temple - One of the four Chota Char Dham Yatra pilgrimage sites in Uttarakhand, Gangotri Temple is the highest temple dedicated solely to Goddess Ganga and is located at a height of 3,100 meters. The holy Ganga River is personified by the Goddess Ganga.

Jalmagna Shivlinga- in Gangotri, Uttarakhand, a natural Jalmagna Shivling or rock Shivling buried underwater is a popular tourist destination that is easily visible during the winter months when the water level drops. Legend has it that Lord Shiva sat here and received the Ganga in his matted hair.

Surya Kund-  On one side of an iron bridge, the Surya Kund is placed, and on the other, the Gaun Kund. Visitors find the Surya Kund waterfall to be a compelling sight. Visitors are treated to an amazing sight as the Bhagirath River plunges from its height:

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