Dudheshwar Nath Mandir
History of Dudheshwar Nath MandirAccording to legend this temple is located on the place where many years ago, a cow had given her milk into a hole which was dug by her and Lord Brahma happened to pass by the site when this occurred. The place where this incidence occurred was later made into a temple by the local Hindus and dedicated to Dudheshwar Nath. The shivaling at the temple is considered to be more than 5000 years old.
Significance of Dudheshwar Nath MandirKnown for its divine powers of fulfilling wishes, the temple witnesses a lot of tourists at all time of the year. This temple is considered to the holy place for the married couples who seek the blessings of an offspring. It is believed that “Dudh Abishekam” i.e. the gifting of milk on the shivling cures all your ailments and takes away all the sorrow in one’s life.
Ghaziabad a city that believes in all the festivals pays homage to all the occasions. With various festivals like Diwali, Holi, Ram Navami, Naga Panchami, Janmashtami and Shivratri, Ghaziabad is pretty much a festive town all through the year. This temple has a crowd scaling up to a number of 50,000 during Janmashtami. It is illuminated with thousands of light and bulbs. It looks pristine and beautiful during this festival. This time of the year is the most sought after time for tourism in Ghaziabad and the state of Uttar Pradesh.
How to reach Dudheshwar Nath MandirWe could reach the temple through city transport where the buses have a frequency every half an hour from various parts of the city. We could also use the other transport like private cabs or auto-rickshaws and it would make you reach the temple on a very nominal prices. We could also take the metro rail to the nearest metro station i.e. Prem Nagar or Vaishali and take an auto-rickshaw again to reach the temple.
The history and the beauty of Dudheshwar Nath Mandir could not be described in a few words. It’s a hysteria that has to be seen and experienced. It is thoroughly a must see place in Ghaziabad.