Jyeshtheswara Temple holds various myths and beliefs as it is considered to be built by Pandavas during 5th century. Some other researchers believe that this temple was built in 6th century by king Gopaditya and others believe that it was constructed by Jaluka, son of Emperor Ashoka. In 8th century, this temple was renovated and … Read more Jyeshtheswara Temple, Srinagar
Pandrethan is an ancient stone temple dedicated to Lord Shiva that lies within a square shaped tank to the north of Jhelum River. It is located about four miles from Srinagar city. The temple, also once known as Meru Vardhana Swami, was built by Meru, minister to King Partha who ruled Kashmir from 921-931 AD. … Read more Pandrethan temple, Srinagar
Kheer Bhawani is a temple of goddess Ragnya Devi constructed over a sacred spring in Tula Mula village at a distance of 14 miles east of Srinagar. It has got the term kheer as most of the devotees offer kheer (rice pudding) to goddess, an incarnation of Durga Bhawani. This temple is one of the … Read more Kheer Bhawani, Srinagar
The Sharika Devi Temple is situated on westerns slope of the Hari Parvat in Srinagar. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Jagadamba Sharika Bhagwati, an incarnation of Mata Durga/ Shakti. The idol inside the temple has 18 arms and is regarded as the presiding deity of the Srinagar by Hindu followers. This temple is regarded … Read more Sharika Devi Temple. Srinagar.
The Shankaracharya Temple, also known by the name of Jyotishwara Temple or Pas-Pahar, is one of the oldest temples in India. The temple is situated atop of a hillock called as Takht-e-Sulaiman in the heart of the city of Srinagar. The temple dates back to 200 BC, however present structure was probably constructed in 9th Century … Read more Shankaracharya Temple, Srinagar.