Jalmagna Shivlinga

About Jalmagna Shivlinga

Jalmagna Shivling is a famous Shivling which remains immersed in the Gangotri during summer, is one of the major attractions of Gangotri. 

Gangotrinear Gangotri temple

Jalmagna Shivlinga in Gangotri

This natural Shivling located near the Gangotri Temple is visible only during the winter, when the water level goes down. It is believed that at this very holy site, Lord Shiva held the river Ganges in his matted locks.

Location & How to Reach Jalmagna Shivlinga

Jalmagna Temple is located near to the Gangotri temple. There are daily bus services from Gangotri to Rishikesh, Haridwar and Dehradun. The nearest railway station is Rishikesh, which is well connected to Dehradun and Delhi. Jolly Grant at Dehradun, 226 km away, is the nearest airport.

Read How to Reach guide for Gangotri.

What is Jalmagna Shivlinga famous for?

Jalmagna Shivlinga is popular place for following activities/ interests - Religious.

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