Jageshwar Dham is a prominent religious site located 36 km from main city Almora and 100 km from Nainital. Jageshwar Dham is not a single temple, but a cluster of 124 small and large temples made of stones. Located at an altitude of 1,879 mtrs, Jageshwar temples dates between 9th to 13th centuries. Well known as the 8th Jyotirling of Lord Shiva, Jageshwar Dham received number of devotees round the year. Among the major temples Tarun Jageshwar, Mahamrityunjay temple, Dandeshwar temple, Kot Ling, Kuber temple, Nau Durga, Nava Grah Temple, Surya Temple and Chandi Ka Temple are main temple in Jageshwar Dham.
Jageshwar Fairs and Festivals
Famous ‘Jageshwar Monsoon Festival’ is the biggest festival held in Shravan month of Hindu calendar i.e between 15 July to 15 August. Also the annual ‘Maha Shivratri Mela’ (Shivratri festival) takes place during spring also celebrated with great enthusiasm.
- The river that flows through the town, Jata Ganga
- Sadhna Kutirs near “Kot Linga”
- A cave, Airavat Gufa
- Brahma Kund
- Other temples such as Sri Kuber Temple and the Batuk Bhairav Temple.
- The temple of Golu Devata at Chitai.
- Patal Bhuvaneshwar Caves Patal Bhuvaneshwar Caves
How To Reach Jageshwar Dham
Jageshwar Dham can be easily reach from Almora or Nainital by private/shared taxis or by KMVN buses.