The Shiv Mandir is located in Uttarakhand’s Dehradun-Mussoorie Road. This temple is dedicated to Hindu God Lord Shiva. This Mandir is also known as Sri Prakasheshwar Mahadev Mandir. This is one of the famous religious places of Dehradun. There are many statues and imagery of goddesses in Shiv Mandir Dehradun.
Prakasheshwar Mahadev Mandir is a private temple. This temple has been opened by the Guruji of this temple for the devotees. Every day the temple is decorated with flowers and special pooja is organized.
On the auspicious occasion of Shivratri and Sawan months, special pooja is organized in the temple. On the day of Shivratri, a Bhandara is organized here, devotees come here and enjoy the Bhang Ghota.
People organize Bhandara every second day to fulfill their desires, in which they have firm faith in Lord Shiva. There is a ban on any type of prasad or money by the devotees in the temple. There are big boards outside the temple screening for this information.
Due to being in height, this place attracts many devotees and visitors. This place offers a spacious view of the city and surrounding area of Dehradun. There are some shops around the temple that sell gems and stones, which are known for their quality and originality.
Passengers traveling to Mussoorie, Gangotri, and Yamunotri also visit this temple and proceed further.
Things to do In Shiv Mandir Dehradun
- The devotees can water the Shivling.
- After visiting Bholenath, the devotees can enjoy kheer.
- Visit Counter No. 11 for any assistance.
- Shopping for Game Stone.
What not to do in Shiv Mandir Dehradun
- Do not offer any Chadava (money) or any Prashad in the temple.
- Don’t spread any rudeness in the temple.
- Do not talk loudly to temple workers.
How to reach Shiv Mandir Dehradun
The Shiv Temple is located at Mussoorie Road near Kuthal Gate, 10 km from Dehradun. The traveler can easily reach by taxi or own vehicle from Dehradun. The Shiv Mandir is located at a distance of 8 km from Dehradun bus station. It is 7 km from Dehradun railway station and 34 km from jolly grant airport Dehradun. The traveler can hire a cab or an auto to reach the temple.