Jageshwar

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Jageshwar is a temple town in Uttarakhand, India.

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  •    Dandeshwar Shiv Temple Complex. Situated slightly upstream from the Jageshwar temple complex, the Dandeshwar temple complex is in a dilapidated condition. The stone lingam is a natural rock, and, unlike the lingams of the Jageshwar complex, is not carved.
  • Jageshwar Mahadev. Tarun Jageshwar is one of the principal temples situated in the temple premises. The temple has two dwarapalas (door guardians) in the form of the armed Nandi and Skandi.
  • Jhanker Saim Mahadev.
  • Pushti Devi (Pushti Bhagawati Maa). It is the temple of Goddess Devi. The temple enshrines the full murti of Goddesses. This temple is situated in the Jageshwar main premises.
  • Sri Briddha (Bud Jageshwar). This temple is situated three km north to Jageshwar.This temple is situated at the top of the hill and comes after an uphill trek. It is contemporary to Jageshwar group of temples.
  • Sri Mahamritunjaya Mahadev. The Mahamrityunjay temple is the largest and oldest temple in the Jageshwar temple complex.
  • Vinayak Kshetra. This place is 200 mts from Artola village from where temples of Jageshwar starts. From this place Vinayak Kshetra or sacred area begins. This place lies between Jhanker Saim temple, Vrudhh jageshwar and Koteshwar temples.

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  • Archaeological Museum. The Archeological Museum run by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), houses idols and statuettes removed from Jageshwar shrine dating 9th to 13th century AD
  • Golu Devata. Golu Devata or Lord Golu (Hindi: गॊलू दॆवता) is the legendary mythological and historical God of the Kumaun region of Uttarakhand state of India and is their deity. The Golu Devta Chitai, temple is about 4 km from the main gate of Binsar wildlife sanctuary & about 10 km. from Almora.

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