|Shri Parkasheshwar Mahadev Mandir Dehradun|
is a temple of Hindu Lord Shiva which is located on the Dehradun-Mussoorie Road
in Uttarakhand and popularly known as Shiv Mandir on Mussoorie road.
Shivling of Lord Shiva. There are many Shiv Mandir in Dehradun but it is a
special one because it is a private Shiv temple owned by an unknown owner.
Due to private ownership of this
Shiva temple, it is one of the religious tourist places to visit in Dehradun.
The design and architecture of this temple on the hills make it so beautiful on
the Mussories road.
Shivratri and in Sawan months.
Lord Shiva Temple with Parkasheshwar Name
Lord Shiva has thousands of name which is mentioned in Shiv Sahastranamavali. There is a name in the Shiv Sahastranamavali for Lord Shiva, ‘Prakaashaay’ which means ‘Lord Shiva is the light of knowledge’.
Private Shiv Mandir of Dehradun
owned by an unknown owner who not disclosed his name anywhere. The whole management
of the temple controlled by the private owner. There are big hoardings on which
clearly mention that ‘this is a private temple so don’t donate money anywhere’.
written in the temple in many places. Although it is a private temple, this
temple is very well managed and very neat and clean with all facilitates. There
is no donation box inside or outside of the temple which is very common in
Parkasheshwar Shiv Mandir a notice board with written message ‘God gives money
to everyone so don’t try to give money to God’.
This types of the temple show the
real faith of the devotee in Lord Shiva. I personally not seen such types of
temples where no donation is accepted by the temple management.
Free Prasad and Food for Lord Shiva Devotees
|Devotees with Prasad in Shiv Mandir Mussoorie Road|
There is Bhandara (Langer) also for the devotees so you can get free food also here. The Bhandara is organized daily for the Lord Shiva devotees. There is free Holy River Ganga water also available hence you can get it without paying any cost.
Gems and Jewellery Shops
|Gems and Jewellery Shops|
Inside the Shri Parkasheshwar Mahadev Mandir, there are lots of Gems and Jewellery shops that give you a guarantee of the originality of these gems and jewelry items. There are also shops of religious books and other items inside the temple. They offering you Zodiac stones with a 100% guarantee.
Shiv Mandir Situated at Mussoorie Road
At this divine place, you can enjoy the cool air with a beautiful green location of Doon valley which is surrounded by hills.
Timing of Parkasheshwar Shiv Mandir
Temple opens daily so when you
plan to visit Mussoorie you can also visit this temple and get blessed by Lord
Best Time to Visit Parkasheshwar Mandir
It is a purely Shiv temple, that well decorated during Lord Shiva-related festivals like Mahashivratri. As per the season, you can visit this temple from February to May and from September to October.
Facilities at Parkasheshwar Shiv Temple
- Drinking water is available for devotees.
- Parking space is available near the temple but it is limited, not for
many vehicles because it is situated at the Mussoorie hilly road.
- Sitting and relaxing spaces are available.
- There are no sweets, Prasad shops, and snack shops near the temple.
- There are jewelry shops and religious items shops are available inside
the campus of the temple.
How to Reach Parkasheshwar Mahadev Mandir
From ISBT Bus Stand: It is about 8 km far away from the Dehradun ISBT Bus stand. You have to book a private cab, auto or taxi for visiting this place.
From the Railway station: The distance between Dehradun and Shri Parkasheshwar Shiv Mandir is 7 km. There is Mussoorie Bus stand near the railway station where you can get buses for going to Mussoorie. These buses can drop you there but there is no surety, these buses pick you during returning from Mussoorie. So it is better you book a private cab, taxi or auto for visiting Shiv Mandir.
From Airport: From Dehradun Airport it is about 31 km far away so it is better to take a cab, private taxi for visiting this temple.
- There are lots of Monkeys near
the temple area. So beware of Monkeys they can snatch any food items or costly
items from your hands and can be harmful to kids.
- Shiv Temple offering you tea but
you have to clean the cup after drinking it.
- It is a privately owned temple
but you have to maintain temple cleanliness.
- I recommend that if you are going
to Mussoorie in your own vehicle by booking a private taxi you can visit this
temple and get darshan of Lord Shiva here.
Parkasheshwar Mahadev Mandir Video
Tourist Places to Visit Near
Shree Parkasheshwar Mahadev
temple is situated between Mussoorie and Dehradun. There are lots of tourist
places to visit near Mussoorie and Dehradun. You can see the complete list of
tourist places of Dehradun and Mussoorie here.