If you are fond of shrines and scantums, then you must visit “Panch Prayag” situated in dev bhumi Uttarakhand. Like all, Devprayag is special because of eternal vibes and natural beauty. Devprayg is called so because the two divine or godly rivers “Alaknanda and Bhagirathi” join at this spot. It is situated in Tehri Garhwal region of UttarakhanFour Temples along with “Sangam” makes “Devprayag” as Godly Confluence. On seeing the conjunction of two river streams every heart goes gaga and feels divine. It seems that indeed two goddesses from heaven merged and has taken the form of another divine goddess. Here are the five places in Devpryag that definitely has made the place as must watch place of pilgrimage.
Devprayag’s Confluence of Rivers
As told above that the confluence of two rivers “Alaknanda” and “Bhagirathi” is the first reason that makes the aura and environment of Devprayag “pious” and “pleasant”. The positivity of the place makes every one free from all tensions and anxiety. Hydrology considers Alkananda as main source of river ganges while mythology considers Bhagirathi as major source. There are four other Pryags which are considered as confluence of four other small tributeries of Alaknanda. The first one is Vishnuprayag, where Dhauliganga River meets the Alaknanda. Second is Nandaprayag, where it is met by the Nandakini River and other two are Karnaprayag and Rudraprayag, where it is met by the Pindar River and Mandakini River respectively.
Raghunath Ji Temple at Devprayag
3 Godly peaks, namely Giddhanchal peak, Dashrathanchal peak, and Narsinghancal peak covers the holy place “Devprayag. Raghunath Ji temple is stituated at the bottom of Giddhanchal peak. The temple is temple is dedicated to Lord Rama. As per sources it is the place of Lord Rama footprints and also known as “Ram Kunda”.
Lord Shiva Temples
The holy place comprises of many Lord Shiva temples like Tondeshwar Mahadev, Dhaneshwar Mahadev temple, Danda Nagaraja (Lord of Snakes) temple. These temples are located just near to the “Sangam”.
Maa Bhuvneshwari Temple
The destination is also the home of divine Mother too. Near Devprayag there is a temple dedicated to Adishakti Mahavidya Sidh Bhuvaneshwari Temple. It is a place where Bhagwati Parvati waited for Lord Shiva after Shiva drank “Halahal” poison. It is believed that Goddess Tara helped Lord Shiva in stopping the poison intoxication.