Ramkund Temple, Poonch
Ramkund Temple, Poonch

The Ramkund Temple is one of the most ancient and important religious site of the Jammu region. At a distance of 62 km from Poonch Township, the temple is located at a sleepy village called Narol, which is 11 km away from Mendhar Tehsil. As per archeological survey, this beautiful and ancient temple was built by King Lalitaditya during the period of 724 to 761 AD. While local people believed that the temple was originally built by Ram himself on his way to Kashmir and later Lalitaditya renovated it. There are three beautiful spring around the temple and they are known by the name of Ram Kund, Lakshman Kund and Sita Kund. Taking holy dips in these springs are considered to be very auspicious. Devotees in a large numbers come to visit the temple in the first half of Hindu month of Chaitra and take bath in these kunds.


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Ramkund Mandir is located around 4 km from the villaeg of Mandhar in Poonch. There are three springs known as Ram Kund, Sita Kund and Lakshman Kund in this temple. Devotees in a large number take a dip in these waterbodies during the Hindu month of Chaitra.


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