Koteshwar Mahadev Temple

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This temple of the cave on the banks of the Alaknanda is situated at a distance of three kilometres from Rudra Prayag. Its construction has been considered as the 14th century. It was renovated in the 16th or 17th century. The devotees visiting the ‘ Only after this, the quiet, sacred atmosphere of this place, supernatural beauty pulls devotees unintentionally on their side. According to Janushuti, Lord Shankar was going to Kedarnath for some time and stayed there for some time. After this Mahabharata war, Pandavas got help in this place. All the Shivling or idols inside the cave have taken shape naturally. Examples of Mata Parvati, Durga and Hanuman have also come in their own from outside the cave. These idols are exactly the same for thousands of years.

Temple history

Bhasmasura, an Asur, has done penance of Shiva with the intention of booming. Shiva was pleased to see his hard austerity. Bhasmasura asked for a boon that whatever he puts his head on his head, he should be consumed by giving a boon to God in distress because he Fell behind To escape from this, God went into hiding in this cave. Later, Lord Vishnu came in the form of Mohini and resolved the problem of Shiva.