DOLESHWOR MAHADEV KEDARNATH TEMPLE

HIGHLIGHTS:

Kedarnath The Doleshwor Mahadev temple that is considered religiously important is located at Sipadol-6, 4 km south of Jagati, Bhaktapur. This temple is worshipped as the head of the Lord Kedarnath. According to the long held belief, the head of the deity originated in this place while the remaining body part in Kedarnath of India. A large rock outcropping amidst green forest is worshipped as a representation of Lord Kedarnath. Common people can touch and worship here only three times a year. On other days, they have to offer worship from outside the gate.

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Legend:
According the Doleshwar Mahadev history, it is believed that Pandav brothers, after the Mahabharata of Kurushetra, left for the Himalayas in search of forgiveness from Lord Shiva for the killing of many people during the war. But as Lord Shiva was not willing to forgive them he disguised in the form of bull. Having known about Lord Shiva’s disguise as the bull that was about to flee, Pandavas caught the tail of the bull and in this time, the head of bull got separated from the rest of the body. It is believed that the remaining body is in Kedarnath in the Uttharkhand of India, and that people have been searching for the head part since then.

How to go Kedarnath The Doleshwor Mahadev Temple?

Destination: Kathmandu to Shifa Dole, Bhaktapur
Distance: 19 km (One way)
Driving Time: Approx. 30min
Transportation: By Local Bus or Private Vehicle
Travel Route: Kathmandu - Bhaktapur - Shifa Dole

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Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival - Evening Pashupatinath Darshan & Join Evening Aarati
Day 02: After Breakfast, Full Day Sightseeing - Swyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath & Budhanilkantha Temple
Day 03: Drive to Kurintar. Process cable car ride to Manakamana & Puja Darshan then drive to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel
Day 04: Early Breakfast & Process to drive to Jomsom via Beni. Approx. 10 hrs. Overnight at hotel
Day 05: Breakfast, Drive to Ranipauwa and hike to Muktinath. Puja & Darshan Muktinath. Drive to Tatopani for night halt
Day 06: Early Breakfast and Drive process to Pokhara. Check in hotel and rest of the process half day sightseeing. Overnight at hotel
Day 07: After Breakfast, Drive to Lumbini via Tansen Palpa Siddartha Highway. Visit Tansen and drive to Lumbini. Overnight at Lumbini
Day 08: Early morning, Visit Lumbini Garden, Maya Devi Temple, Musuem, Monasteries, Stupa etc & Drive to Shashwat Dham & Darshan. Drive to Devghat and Darshan. Overnight at Sauraha. Chitwan
Day 09: Morning, Elephant Safari and after breakfast, Drive process to Janakpur. After Lunch, Rest of the time visit Janakpur Dham Sightseeing. Overnight at hotel
Day 10: After Breakfast - Drive process to back to Kathmandu via Sindhuli Bardibas Highway. Approx. 7 hrs. Transfer to hotel & rest of the time free.
Day 11: After Breakfast, Transfer to international airport for the flight to onward destination. Service End

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