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Lakhamandal Temple Dehradun

Lakhamandal Temple Dehradun

Did you know that Lakhamandal Temple is a place where it is believed that even if dead are bought would come to life. If you want to know more about the Temple. It’s history, how to reach and photos, you are at the right place. In today’s article we would discuss more about the Lakhamandal Temple.

 

Lakhamandal is a small village in the Dehradun district of Uttarakhand, India. There is a temple complex in the village and the temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple complex is under the Archaeological department of India and digging in the 100 meters of the temple surroundings is prohibited by law.

 

Lakhamandal Temple  Dehradun
Lakhamandal Temple Dehradun

Lakhamandal Temple is easily approachable by road and is around 60 kilometers from Chakrata and the nearest Airport is Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradoon. The best time to visit the temple is from March till June and then from September till October. One should avoid visiting the temple during rainy season as this area is prone to Landslides and it rains heavily during rainy seasons and during winters it is chilly with mercury dropping down to -3 degree centigrade.

Lakhamandal means Lakhs of Mandals. Mandals means Shivlingams. So Lakhamandal means Lakhs of Shiv Lingams. The temple complex has a Shiv Lingam which reflects its sorrundings when water is poured on the Shiv Lingam.

 

Lakhamandal Temple  Dehradun
Lakhamandal Temple Dehradun

Apart from that, there are two statues, of Manav and Danav. It is believed that when a person who is dead is bought and placed in between the two statues would come to life briefly for a few seconds so that the end rituals of the person can be completed.

Apart from the temple, there is a cave as well. It is belived that the Pandavas took refuge in this cave hiding from the Kauravas. If you are planning to visit Lakhamandal ensure that you make your reservations in advance as there are no hotels in the village and the nearest town is Chakrata which is around 60 kilometers from the place.

So, this was all about Lakhamandal temple. Thanks for reading. Jai Bhole.

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