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Mamleshwar Temple Pahalgam

Mamleshwar Temple Pahalgam One kilometer from Indian Oil Petrol Pump, in the direction of west from Pahalgam city outlet-opposite to bank of Lidder River, Mamleshwar temple is placed. This Temple in Pahalgam is committed to Lord Shiva. The Mamleshwar temple Pahalgam is located at height of 8800 ft above sea level. It is one of the fascinating shrines from the entire world. The Mamleshwar Temple Pahalgam is devoted to Lord Shiva. The Mamleshwar Temples in Pahalgam includes a Shiva Lingam, with pure water spring enclosed by a sink. This pure water spring is natural and also this makes the temple view beautiful and fantastic.

According to the religious story in Hindu, Lord Shiva reallocated his coronation from Thojwara to Mamleshwar, Lord Ganesha was placed at the entrance-door, safe-guarding the door and He did not allow other Davas to enter inside. Due to this reason Mamleshwar temple Pahalgam is also called as "Mam Mal" means "Don't go". Priest performs 'Puja' and also looks out of the temple. The Shiv Linga inside the Mamleshwar Temple Pahalgam is made of sand. The spring in the levee of the temple is the same spurt under which Parvati bathed and had asked Lord Ganesha to place at the entrance. Lord Shiva was refuse entry by little Ganesha which left him in anger. Lord Shiva lost his passion and in anger, Lord Shiva beheaded Ganesha. But later at the request of Parvati, Lord Shiva brought Ganesha back to life. Mamleshwar Temple, Pahalgam Temple is considered to be the one of the oldest temple of Kashmir Valley dating back to 15th century. The beauty of the nearby Himalayas will definitely enchant your heart and soul. The Mamleshwar, one of the Best Temples in Pahalgam remains unlock from morning to evening.

Mattan ( Martand ) sun Pahalgam Temple

Martand Sun Temple Pahalgam The Mattan sun Pahalgam temple is one of the archaeological places in the country. It was constructed around 500 AD by Emperor Lalitaditya Muktapida, a Hindu royal leader of the Karkota family. The Mattan Pahalgam temple is situated in Martand at the distance of 64 km from Srinagar and 7 km from Anantnag. It belongs to the era of the Pandavas and dedicated to Sun God, Bhaskar. The temple is well-known for its beautiful Shiva Lingam which is sealed within a beautiful brick structure enclosed by precious stone apparent water on all the side. This temple is at present controlled by paramilitary forces.

The special permission is necessary to go inside the temple. It is one of those holy places in India where pundits used to get together for worshiping the sun God. The Martand temple offers a beautiful and magnificent view of Kashmir Valley. The Martand, Pahalgam Temple, position in a square field with the beautiful snow sheltered peaks serving as its backdrop, presents a breathtaking view. Actually it is gone in to two spring which is treated as blessed fish and that's why not eaten by Hindu's. Opposite to Martand sun Pahalgam temple, a Shai Hamdhan Park is there with huge chinar trees.

Amarnath Cave Temple

Amarnath Cave Pahalgam The Amarnath Cave Temple is well famous Hinduism Temple in Pahalgam located in Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir about 6 km from Panchtarni. Amarnath Cave Temple is devoted to Lord Shiva. The cave is positioned at 3, 888 m about 141 km from Srinagar and reached through Pahalgam town. This cave is surrounded by snow-clad mountains. According to Hindu legends, in Amarnath Cave Temple, Lord Shiva explained the secret of life and the creation of Universe to Maa Parvati. This temple is the famous destination for Amarnath Yatra Pahalgam. There are several stories concerning the discovery of this cave. Close to the Amarnath Cave Temple cave is establishing white soil known as Bhasam. In the Amarnath cave Temple, There are two smaller Shivlings one of Maa Parvati and other of Shri Ganesh.

The story goes like that, many centuries before Maa Parvati asked Lord Shiva to let her know why and when Lord Shiva started tiring beads of heads (mund Mala). Lord Shiva replies that at whatever time Maa Parvati are born, Shiva append one extra head in his Mala. Maa parvati said, My Lord, my body is ruined all time and I die all over again, but you are undying, you are deathlessness. Parvati request Lord Shiva to let her know the secret behind this. And Shiva answered that Amar Katha is secret behind this. To hear this, Maa parvati persist that she want to know that secret. For a long Lord Shiva constantly remains silent. But finally because of Maa Parvati's consistent demand Lord Shiva has changed his mind to let know her the eternal secret. They both are sited at lonely place where no living being could able to listen it. Lord Shiva choose Amarnath cave.

In the preparation to that he left his Nandi (The Bull which He used to travel) at Pahalgam (Bail gaon). He released Moon from his hairs (Jataon) at Chandanwari. He released his snakes at the banks of Lake Sheshnag. Lord Shiva decided to leave his sin Ganesha at Mahagunas Parvat (Mahaganesh Hill). Lord Shiva left five elements at the back at Panjtarni including earth, Water, Air, Fire and Sky which make a living being.

Shiva is the lord of all these elements. Lord shiva along with Maa parvati enters the Amarnath cave Temple after leaving all these rudiments then he started narrating the secret of deathlessness to Maa Parvati. But one egg was laying under Deer skin still it remained protected. It is believed to be a non-living and also protected by Lord Shiva. The pair of pigeons was born out of this egg become immortal only because of listened the secret of immortality.