Maneshwar Temple

About Maneshwar Temple

Maneshwar Temple is an ancient temple which is about 7 kms from the city of Champawat. 1 km away from Champawat-Pithoragarh motorway. Maneshwar Temple is a famous religious temple situated in Champawat. 

Maneshwar Temple is the oldest temple of Champawat. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Nirbhay Chand the King of Chand dynasty was built this temple in the 8th century.

7 km from the city of Champawat
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Maneshwar Temple in Champawat

Maneshwar Temple is the oldest religious temple in Champawat city in Uttarakhand. It is built by King Nirbhay Chand who is the king of the Chand Dynasty. The king also constructed the site of “Akhand Dhuna” and simultaneously built a “Pucca Bawdy” to gather the water of the secret ‘Naule’ near the temple. 

Maneshwar Temple is also worshiped as Shaktipeeth and the penance site of the God Karma. In the temple, thousands of people visit the Ekadashi fair every year to worship. Kranteshwar Mountain is located near the Maneshwar Temple.

Mythology about Maneshwar Temple

Many people believe that by bathing by the water of the secret Naule located near the Maneshwar Temple, many diseases and disorders are removed along with holy benefit, and devotees attain liberation. They also believe that Devotees receive spiritual peace by coming to the temple of Maneshwar. And by worshiping Shivling, the wishes of the devotees are fulfilled.

Best Time to visit Maneshwar Temple

Maneshwar Temple can be visited throughout the year. But the best time to visit this temple is from October to May. In winters the weather is so cold here and the area witnesses snowfall. Avoid traveling here in monsoon because of heavy rainfall landslides may occur.

Location & How to Reach Maneshwar Temple

By Air:- Pantnagar Airport is the nearest airport that is located about 160 km from Champawat.

By Train:- Tanakpur railway station is the nearest railway station in Champawat that is located about 61 km from Champawat city.

By Road:- Maneshwar Temple is easily accessible by road as it is located about 6 km from Champawat.

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What is Maneshwar Temple famous for?

Maneshwar Temple is popular place for following activities/ interests - Shiva Temples, Temples.

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