DevPrayag

Four Temples along with “Sangam” makes “Devprayag” as Godly Confluence

If you are fond of shrines and sanctums, then you must visit “Panch Prayag” situated in dev bhumi Uttarakhand. Like all, Devprayag is special because of its 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 the Tehri Garhwal region of UttarakhanFour Temples along with “Sangam” making “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 have made the place a must-watch place of pilgrimage.

Devprayag
Devprayag

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Devprayag’s Confluence of Rivers

Devprayag's Alaknanda and Bhagirathi Confluence
Devprayag’s Alaknanda and Bhagirathi Confluence

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 everyone free from all tensions and anxiety. Hydrology considers Alkananda as the main source of the river Ganga while mythology considers Bhagirathi as a major source. There are four other Pryags which are considered a confluence of four other small tributaries of Alaknanda. The first one is Vishnuprayag, where the 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.

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Raghunath Ji Temple at Devprayag

Raghunath Ji Temple, Devprayag
Raghunath Ji Temple, Devprayag

3 Godly peaks, namely Giddhanchal Peak, Dashrathanchal Peak, and Narsinghancal Peak covers the holy place “Devprayag. Raghunath Ji temple is situated at the bottom of Giddhanchal Peak. The temple is dedicated to Lord Rama. As per sources, it is the place of Lord Rama’s footprints and is also known as “Ram Kunda”.

Lord Shiva Temples

Shiva Temples in Devprayag
Shiva Temples in Devprayag

The holy place comprises 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

Maa Bhuvneshwari Temple

The destination is also the home of the 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.

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2020-05-10

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