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Mahashivratri 2024: Lord Shiva temples to visit in Delhi


This Maha Shivratri, If you are in Delhi/NCR, you need not go far all the way to the Himalayas or the famous Jyotirlingas to offer prayers and seek blessings. There are ancient and special Shiva temples in Delhi and NCR that might serve the purpose well. All you need is the will to go and faith to believe. Here, take a look at those shrines.

In 1983, this Shiv temple in Punjabi Bagh was built. Every year, many devotees of Lord Shiva attend the lavish Mahashivratri festivities and pray to Mahadev for a happy life.

Shri Shiv Durga Mandir

The Shivling that is revered in this Ghaziabad temple, as per the people who live in this area, is believed that the shivling present in the temple is 5,000 years old. This shrine's stunning white exterior is highlighted by magnificent decorations for Mahashivratri.

Dudheshwar Nath Mandir

The Neeli Chhatri Temple is thought to have been constructed in the worship of Lord Shiva by the eldest Pandava, King Yudhisthir. According to mythology, he even conducted the Ashwamegha Yajna in this temple. The Jamuna Baazar neighborhood's Nigambodh Ghat is where you may find this ancient shrine.

Neeli Chhatri Temple

An 800-year-old temple was built by a Maratha follower of Shiv ji and is situated in Old Delhi. A Shivling constructed of brownstone and coated in white marble is shown in the temple.

Prachin Gauri Shankar Temple

Mangal Mahadev Birla Kanan is one of relatively newer temples in the city, but it's beautiful architecture, detailing and positive vibe makes it worth a visit or two, especially if you’re looking to drink some divine juice. It was established in 1994 in the presence of late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Mangal Mahadev Birla Kanan

Shri Kailashpati Mandir in Delhi is a special temple where people believe Bhagwan Shiv resides. He’s also called Kailashpati, the Lord of Kailash. Inside, there’s a massive 20-ton Shivaling, the biggest one in Delhi

Shri Kailashpati Mandir

Pracheen Shiv Mandir and feel the palpable aura of reverence enveloping you. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the primordial source of creation and destruction, this temple resonates with ancient wisdom and mystique

Pracheen Shiv Mandir, CP